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WDS Breakfast and Panel Discussion at the SID
May 20, 2022

Register now for the WDS breakfast and panel discussion at the 80th Annual SID in Portland, OR

Breakfast and Panel Discussion
Date: Friday, May 20, 2022
Time: 7:00am to 8:30am
Where: B113-B116 at the Oregon Convention Center
Topic: Recurrent Obstacles, Asks, and What I Wish I had Known

  • Niroshana Anandasabapathy, MD, PhD, Meyer Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Angela M. Christiano, PhD, Richard and Mildred Rhodebeck Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University 
  • Nicole Ward, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Basic Research in the Department of Dermatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville
  • Suephy C. Chen, MD, MS, Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Duke University and internationally recognized expert in cutaneous melanoma and pigmented lesions.
This will be a great opportunity to network with fellow dermatologists at all levels of their career and join in a lively discussion on "Recurrent Obstacles, Asks, and What I Wish I had Known".

The Balancing Act: Family Planning & Infertility in an Academic Career
May 25, 2022

The Balancing Act: Family Planning & Infertility in an Academic Career

Event Details:
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
7:30pm ET | 6:30pm CT | 5:30pm MT | 4:30pm PT


  • Heather Irina Rishel, MD, PhD, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist in private practice in San Francisco, CA. She trained in pediatric dermatology and advocates for patients and the medical profession at the local, state and national levels.
  • Jennifer Stein, MD PhD, is a professor of Dermatology and Director of the Dermatology Medical Faculty Group Practice at NYU Langone Health.


  • Joshua Stewart, MD, FACOG, is a reproductive endocrinology & fertility specialist practicing at the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. His clinical interests include fertility preservation, third-party reproduction, and pre-implantation genetic testing.
  • Erika Rangel, MD, MS, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Associate Clerkship Director for Harvard Medical School, and the Director of Surgical Critical Care at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner. Her research focuses on defining the challenges of pregnancy and parenthood for surgeons, and advocacy for improved local and national support for surgeon parents.

Save the Date for the Networking Reception at the Summer AAD Academy
July 21, 2022

Additional details and registration coming soon

Inflammatory Granulomatous Skin Diseases
September 22, 2022

Inflammatory Granulomatous Skin Diseases

Event Details:

Thursday, September 22, 2022

8:00pm ET | 7:00pm CT | 5:00pm PT

Topic: Inflammatory Granulomatous Skin Diseases

Hosted by: Sotonye Imadojemu, MD, MBE

The WDS Resident Education Series is a collection of live educational sessions for WDS Members on a variety of topics spanning the breadth of dermatology. A Zoom link will be provided to all registered attendees before each event.

*Please note, registration for all virtual networking and education events will close 2 hours prior to the meeting to ensure event access details are distributed to all registered attendees.


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