Founded in 1948, the Pacific Dermatologic Association’s mission is to offer high-quality continuing education opportunities to dermatologists practicing in the Western US, Canada, Mexico and Pacific Rim countries.

The association is committed to helping develop the next generation of dermatologists and improve the overall quality of patient care. Within our membership, there are both established, experienced thought-leaders in the field as well as younger up-and-coming clinicians and researchers.

Spring Training Meeting Returning to Scottsdale in April 2016

The PDA’s 5th Annual Spring Training Meeting, entitled "Medical Therapeutics in Dermatology" will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday, April 9 or Saturday, April 16 (date and location to be announced shortly). We are pleased to partner with the Phoenix Dermatological Society for the one-day, CME accredited symposia which will featured world-renowned speakers within their fields.

Drs. Janellen Smith and Hege Grande Sarpa will serve as program co-chairs for the fourth consecutive year. More details will be available shortly. For more information, please contact the PDA at (888) 388-8815 or

>> Click here to read more about the presentations from the 2015 Spring Training meeting in Dana Point, CA.