The Missouri Dermatological Society was established in 1971 and currently has a membership of over 100 physicians throughout the State.

The MDS is a membership organization of dermatologists dedicated to quality, safety, and awareness in the delivery of dermatologic care. It is committed to promoting key advocacy initiatives to establish meaningful and timely policy.

The Society provides educational opportunities for its members and hosts an annual meeting each fall.

The Society cares about the dermatologic health of Missourians. To this end, the Society monitors and works to positively influence legislation that affects the health of all residents. The society holds a lobby day and a “healthy skin day” in Jefferson City in addition to using a strategic plan to help legislators understand the importance of dermatology.

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Annual Meeting

Missouri Dermatology: St. Louis


We are pleased to host the MDS 2014 Annual Meeting at the renowned Four Seasons-St. Louis, September 19 & 20.

However, a block of rooms is available at the Hotel Lumiere (CLICK HERE), which is within walking distance. Please call 1-877-450-7711 to make your reservation, and reference “Missouri Dermatological Society’s Annual Meeting 2014” to get the special rate of $169 per night.

Registration for MDS Members & Health Professionals is $200; Residents $100. Non-members are $350.

2014 Meeting Chair, J. Luke Welch, MD has selected an excellent slate of speakers for this year so far. Stay tuned for more to come!

Attendees Register Here


Agenda for 2014 Annual Meeting

Official Invitation for 2014 Annual Conference!


 Looking to Exhibit?

Exhibiting at the Missouri Dermatological Society’s Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity to reach the more than 150 Dermatologists and Dermatological Nurses from throughout the state of Missouri and adjoining states who attend this meeting each year.  

Exhibitors and Vendors Register Here

Or print and fill out the Exhibitor Form: HERE!


Additional Documents:

Optional Events: 

September 18: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers featuring Hall of Fame Players.  RSVP to bgreen@gogateway.org!


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Missouri Wins 2013 “Model State Award” from American Academy of Dermatology Association

The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) named the recipients of its Model State Program Award. The AADA Model State Program was initiated in 2000 to recognize the significant accomplishments of state dermatology societies.

“These awards encourage state dermatology societies to develop or to continue to develop essential services to their membership, including leadership opportunities, involvement in state and federal legislation that affects dermatology, and community service,” said dermatologist Bruce A. Brod, MD,  chair of the State Society Development Task Force of the AADA.

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