Dermatology Education for Patients

Dermatology Education for Patients

A dermatologist (dur-meh-tol-uh-jist) is a doctor who specializes in treating the:

  • Skin.
  • Hair.
  • Nails.
  • Mucous membranes (e.g., lining inside the mouth, nose, and eyelids.)

SOCS members are Dermatologists who diagnose and treat all patients, but have an awareness about different skin diseases which effect patients with health issues related to skin of color.

Browse our dermatology education articles and video libraries to learn more about skin diseases which impact patients with skin of color.

Print SOCS patient education QR code graphic and display it in your office waiting room.

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Cutis Journal

Read published peer-reviewed articles written your by Skin of Color Society members

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Did You Know

Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.

By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.