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All WDS committees, task forces, and groups play a significant role in the continued growth and success of the Women's Dermatologic Society. Each is an invaluable asset to WDS because they provide a unique perspective and approach to ensuring WDS's mission and vision is the core factor behind all initiatives and programs. Click the committee links below to view the individual mission statements, committee goals, metrics, and committee members.

Committee schedule for onsite meetings during the AAD Annual Meeting:



Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Academic Dermatologists Committee

Annual Meeting Committee

Audit Committee

Awards Committee

Business Interest Committee

Bylaws Committee

Communications Committee

Ethics Committee

Finance Committee

Fundraising Committee

Grants Committee

International Affairs Committee

Membership Committee

Mentorship Committee

Nominating Committee

Past President Advisory

Regional Group Committee

Service Committee

Women Dermatologic Surgeons Committee

Young Physicians Committee



Gold Rose Award Task Force

Historical Task Force

Industry Visioning Work Group

International Chapters Task Force

International Journal Editorial Board

Journal Task Force


 Interested in joining a Committee or Task Force?

Getting involved with WDS is easy. All WDS committees, task forces, and groups meet virtually by conference call a few times a year (some committees are monthly) and face-to-face at the Annual and Summer Meeting in the WDS Center. Complete the Committee Participation Interest Form below to show your interest in joining a WDS committee, task force, or group:

Board & Committee Member Candidate Selection Criteria

Board & Committee Member Candidate Agreement Form

Committee appointments for 2017-2018 will begin at the end of the year and conclude in January. Please fill out a Committee Participation Interest Form below by November 25th, 2016 to show your interest in participating on a committee or task force.


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