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Play Safe in the Sun Program


Women's Dermatologic Society Receives Top ASAE Honors for Its Play Safe in the Sun Program - earning a 2016 ASAE Power of A Gold Award.

The award-winning WDS Play Safe in the Sun Program works at curbing the incidence of skin cancer by providing free skin cancer screenings, sun damage assessments, sun safety educational materials, and complimentary sunscreen samples to the public. Children are welcome to volunteer with their families and pass out sunscreen samples.

2017 Events

Hill Country Kids & Family Triathlon
Kyle, Texas | Saturday, July 22, 2017
Co-Chairs: Lucia Diaz, MD and Wendi Wohltmann, MD
Click HERE to see the recap!

Disneyland Half Marathon
Anaheim, California | Thursday, August 31 - Saturday, September 2, 2017
Chair: Ashley Wysong, MD, MS
Click HERE to see the recap!

Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
New York, New York | Sunday, September 10, 2017
Co-Chairs: Yoon-Soo (Cindy) Bae, MD and Jeannette Jakus, MD
Click HERE to see the recap!

The Service Committee will select the Play Safe in the Sun locations for 2018 in the spring - check back on our website for volunteer opportunities!


2016 Play Safe in the Sun Event Recaps

  Click to see recap: Tour des Fleurs 10k/20k - September 17, 2016
   Dallas, TX
   Co-Chairs: Drs. Lisa Pruett, Elizabeth Wilder & Priya Zeikus

  Click to see recap:  Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure - September 10, 2016
   New York, NY
   Co-Chairs: Drs. Stephanie Gallitano, Kathryn Frew, Cherise Mizrahi-Levi,
   Estee Williams & Jane Yoo

   Click to see recap: Minnesota State Fair - Saturday, September 3, 2016
   Minneapolis, MN
   Co-Chairs: Drs. Maria Hordinsky & Ronda Farah

  Click to see recap: Chicago, IL Soldier Field 10 Mile - May 28, 2016
   Chicago, IL
   Co-Chairs: Dr. Rebecca Tung & Cindy Krol

   Click to see recap: Coconut Grove Arts Festival - February 13-14, 2016
   Coconut Grove, FL (Greater Miami area)
   Co-Chairs: Dr. Flor Mayoral & Dr. Alysa Herman


Click Here for Past Events (2014 & Earlier)