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Coast-2-Coast Program

This member-driven program is an extension of the Play Safe in the Sun Program and provides tools and resources for local sun safety and skin cancer prevention activities. Through WDS's Coast-2-Coast Program, members are encouraged and equipped to create their own educational outreach events in their offices and communities throughout the year.
 

DESIGNING YOUR OWN OUTREACH EVENT
Simple. Fun. Rewarding.

Some examples of successful activities presented by WDS members in previous Coast-2-Coast programs have included:
-- Office skin cancer screening days and sun safety education
-- School assemblies and classroom visits
-- Community talks to local organizations and clubs
-- Outreach at baseball games (pro and Little League) or other sporting events
-- Workplace screenings (dermatologist visits local newspapers and businesses)


JOIN THE EFFORT
Just follow these easy steps:

1. Select a venue, event, or local program to host your event at (community center, YMCA, local marathon)

2. Click Here and complete an activity form

3. View and Download WDS Sun Safety Resources to use at your event

4. Call 1-877-WDS-ROSE (937-7673) with any questions or email: wds@womensderm.org

5. Present your event, enjoy, and send us some feedback & photos!


COAST-2-COAST TOOLKITS INCLUDE:

-- Play Safe in the Sun Brochures
-- UV Color Changing Bracelets
-- Sunscreen Samples provided by La Roche-Posay
-- Master Copies of printed resources and tools (may be copied and distributed at your event)

*Coast-2-Coast Toolkits are available to WDS Members only.

*WDS strives to meet each member's toolkit request and requirements. However, toolkit materials are dependent upon inventory and distributed on a first come, first served basis


2017 EVENTS:

  • University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Health Fair – Chicago, IL - March 9
    • Dr. Arlene Ruiz De Luzuriaga
  • Loyola Dermatology Health Skin Outreach Events - Chicago, IL - March 17 & 27
    • Dr. Rebecca Tung
  • LPGA Kia Classic Skin Cancer Screenings – Carlsbad, CA - March 25
    • Dr. Kimberly Butterwick & Dr. Kristina Dela Rosa
  • Swim With Mike - Los Angeles, CA - April 8
    • Dr. Ashley Wysong
  • Hygiene & Puberty & Acne Talk at St. Nicholas Cathedral School - Chicago, IL - May 12
    • Dr. Rebecca Tung
  • Barbara McInnis Home Sun Safety Outreach - Boston, MA - May 16
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • WVU Medicine Cancer Institute Outreach – Morgantown, WV - May 18
    • Dr. Min Deng
  • MGH Charrlestown Health Center - Charlestown, MA - May 24
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • Hood School Family Health and Fitness Night - North Reading, MA - May 24
    • Dr. Shadi Koursoh
  • MGH Revere Health Center - Revere, MA - June 8
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • Bunker Hill Day Parade & Health Fair - Charlestown, MA - June 11
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • Kenwood Country Club Golf Tournament Sun Safety Outreach - Washington, DC - June 14
    • Dr. Sandra Read
  • Chelsea Community Sun and Safety Health Fair - Chelsea, MA - June 17
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • Rhode Island Beaches Screenings - Providence, RI - July 7, 14, 22, 30  & August 11, 18
    • Dr. Joanna Walker
  • Summer Kids Camp - Fredrick, CO - July 10 - 28
    • Dr. Holly Paugh
  • Community Screening - NJ - mid-July
    • Dr. Jane Yoo
  • Sun Safety Health Fair - Dorchester, MA - July 24
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • Brazillian Community Event - Westborough, MA - July 29
    • Dr. Shadi Kourosh
  • West Virginia State Fair - Lewisburg, WV - August 11
    • Dr. Min Deng
  • Catholic Charities Skin Screenings - Chicago, IL - August 12 & 19
    • Dr. Rebecca Tung
  • Minnesota State Fair - St. Paul, MN - August 31
    • Dr. Noah Goldfarb
  • Sun Safety Event - Los Angeles, CA - September 3
    • Dr. Ashley Wysong
  • Skin of Steel Melanoma Awareness Walk - Chicago, IL - October 1
    • Dr. Rebecca Tung