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.



Cutaneous Oncology Featured at 2014 "Spring Training"

The 3rd Annual PDA Spring Training was held on April 26, 2014 at the beautiful Westin Kierland resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. The theme of this one-day symposium was “Cutaneous Oncology”. Over 70 people attended the CME-accredited program that featured world renowned speakers within their field. Drs. Janellen Smith and Hege Grande Sarpa served as program co-chairs lining up the exceptional faculty that participated in this event. Read More