| Dear Corporate Sponsor:
The WDS would like to take this opportunity to thank all our corporate sponsors for their generosity and enthusiasm over the past years. With your assistance the WDS has grown to close to 1,400 members and has allowed us to produce many successful educational and career enhancing programs and events. All of these programs have helped women in dermatology "realize and fulfill their greatest potential," which is part of our Mission Statement.
Please take a look at our new 2013 Sponsorship Opportunities brochure. (Download PDF Version) The WDS has many programs, projects and events available for support. All sponsors will be recognized in the WDS Newsletter, on the WDS website and at the WDS Annual Meeting & Luncheon. We are also happy to work with individual contributors to devise appropriate sponsorship packages.
Thank you again for your continued support and in advance for future consideration. It is with the help of corporate support that the Women's Dermatologic Society's programs and events will continue to flourish.
Janet G. Hickman, MD
Dr. Janet G. Hickman
Listed below are programs for which the WDS seeks sponsorship in 2013. Corporations that have previously supported a WDS program or event will be given the first right of refusal for that sponsorship. All contributions will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis. Please see the sponsorship brochure for more details on these opportunities. Contact the WDS at email@example.com or call (571) 527-3115.
Academic Research Award - supported by Valeant Dermatology
The WDS Academic Research Award provides funding for residents and early-career dermatologists with research grants intended to focus on both women and men's health issues.
Career & Community Development Award - supported by Galderma Laboratories
The Career & Community Development Award provides WDS members with opportunities to enhance their career development through participating in hands-on training and education.
International Travel Award - supported by MaryKay, Inc.
The International Travel Award provides support for international women dermatologists to attend the WDS Annual Meeting & Luncheon and the AAD Annual Meeting. These awards are provided to international dermatologists who demonstrate financial need.
Mentorship Awards - supported by Medicis
The WDS Mentorship Awards Program promotes the concept of mentorship within the WDS by establishing long-term relationships between mentors and the mentee. The program helps develop leadership potential in candidates who have shown early promise through exceptional activities.
WDS networking events encourages and supports women to maximize their personal and professional potential by meeting and networking with their colleagues.
The WDS Networking Luncheons provide an opportunity for WDS members to network while attending other dermatology societies meetings. These luncheons serve as a perfect opportunity to meet WDS members in an intimate setting.
WDS Website - www.womensderm.org
The WDS website has more than 1.5 million views per month.
WDS Newsletter - supported by Promius Pharma
The WDS Newsletter is published three times per year and provides members with news and information about WDS activities, award winners and articles that are relevant to dermatologists and working women.
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
2013 WDS Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Dates: March 1-5, 2013
Location: Miami, Florida
The WDS Annual Meeting & Luncheon highlights the achievements of the Society as well as its members. The Annual Meeting & Luncheon gives members an opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, network and learn more about the issues in the world of dermatology. The Annual Meeting & Luncheon offers sponsors several opportunities to interact and gain exposure with the WDS members.
2013 WDS Mid-Year Meeting
Dates: July 30-August 3, 2013
Location: New York, New York
The WDS Mid-Year meeting gives the WDS members a chance to meet and greet during the AAD Summer meeting. Sponsors will have the opportunity to meet with the WDS members.
Media Day 2013
Location: New York, New York
Deskside meetings with beauty and health editors
The event will feature eleven pairs of leading and up-and-coming der- matologists addressing an exciting array of medical, surgical and aes- thetic dermatology topics from thought-provoking perspectives.