Philippine Dermatological Society

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VISION

The Philippine Dermatological Society aims to be the recognized and respected leader in dermatology by pursuing excellence in skin health.
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MISSION

The Philippine Dermatological Society is an organization of humane and service-oriented dermatologists observing the highest ethical professional standards and promoting knowledge through information dissemination, training and research.

CORE VALUES

Excellence
Professionalism
Integrity
Open-mindedness

OBJECTIVES

  • Produce competent dermatologists sensitive to the needs of the community.
  • Provide avenues for exchange of ideas that will enhance the science and art of dermatology;
  • Conduct researches and encourage publications relevant to the practice of dermatology;
  • Promote public awareness on the prevention of skin diseases through information and education campaigns;
  • Uphold professional and ethical standards among dermatologists;
  • Protect members of the Society against unfair practice and competition from unqualified practitioners through legislation and regulations;
  • Promote local and international recognition of the specialty;
  • Establish linkages with the other specialties for a more comprehensive health care;
  • Foster camaraderie among members and colleagues from other countries;
  • Encourage academic advancement through scholarship and fellowship grants.

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