NEDS provides financial support to academic dermatology training programs to host four meetings annually. With our academic affiliates, we organize three clinical meetings and one didactic meeting every year : one at a site of the Harvard University training program, one at the Boston University training program, and two at other New England academic dermatology training programs. Lecturers at each event deliver state-of-the art presentations in their fields of expertise. These meetings attract over 800 attendees each year. 

Registration Types:

In-Training - attendees are medical trainees (residents, fellows, medical students, etc.) In New England area training programs. NEDS also offers a 50% discount on first year membership dues for any person who applies within one year of completing residency or fellowship training.

Member - NEDS active member.

Non-Member - Non NEDS member.


Saturday, February 6, 2021 ONLINE Didactic meeting hosted by UConn School of Medicine . Farmington, CT

Saturday, May 1, 2021 ONLINE Clinical meeting hosted by Harvard Medical School / Lahey Health . Burlington, MA

Saturday, October xx, 2021 (date and meeting format tbc) Clinical meeting hosted by Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT

Saturday, December 4, 2021 (meeting format tbc) Clinical meeting hosted by UMass/Worcester Medical School, Worcester, MA

Upcoming events

    • 02/06/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
    • online

    AGENDA* (Online Meeting)   

    7:15-8:00am Virtual Exhibit Hall Open (separate online portal)

    8:00-8:10am Introduction ~ Philip Kerr, MD

    8:10-8:55am  An Introduction to Reflectance Confocal Microscopy  ~ Jane Grant-Kels, MD, FAAC   

    8:55am-9:10am  AD Updates from UConn ~ Brett Sloan, MD & Reid Waldman, MD

    9:10-9:55am  Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis: Updates and Pearls ~ Dawn Davis, MD

    9:55-10:40am Tales of a Rash Whisperer: Untangling the Mystery of Adult Recalcitrant Eczematous Dermatitis ~ Jenny Murase, MD

    10:40-10:55am       NEDS Business Meeting

    10:55-11:15am       Coffee Break and Virtual Exhibitor Hall Open

    11:15-11:45am  Ethnic Morphing & Cosmetics ~ Kavita Mariwalla, MD

    11:45am-12:15pm Panel Discussion: Innovation in Dermatology ~ Moderator:  William Ju, MD, FAAD

    12:15-12:45pm Infantile Hemangiomias:  Updates and Challenges ~ Megha M. Tollefson, MD

    12:45-12:55 PM    Closing and Meeting Adjourns ~ Philip Kerr, MD

    *agenda subject to change

    Privacy Notice:

    By participating in this meeting you agree not to download, share, copy, screen-grab, or otherwise save any content that is available virtually for this conference. The privacy of our patients and integrity of the meeting depend on everyone's conscientious participation. If you have accidentally saved anything, please delete it promptly and empty your virtual trash for erasure.

    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the New England Dermatological Society. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

    The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Past events

12/05/2020 Virtual Clinical Meeting Hosted by BU School of Medicine
10/17/2020 Virtual Clinical Meeting Hosted by Warren Alpert Medical School
06/04/2020 Dermatology Updates & Pearls (online pre-recorded course content)
02/08/2020 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by MGH . Department of Dermatology
12/07/2019 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by Tufts Medical Center
10/05/2019 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: Yale School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
04/27/2019 NEDS Didactic Meeting Hosted By Univ of VT
02/09/2019 NEDS Clinical Meeting - BWH
12/01/2018 NEDS Clinical Program Hosted by BU Department of Dermatology
10/13/2018 Oct 13 2018 Didactic Program Hosted by Boston Children's Hospital/Department of Dermatology: Hot Topics in Pediatric Dermatology
05/11/2018 AtlanticDerm Conference 2018 Hosted by: NEDS
02/03/2018 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: Harvard Medical School
12/02/2017 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: UMass Medical School Department of Dermatology
10/14/2017 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: Yale School of Medicine Department of Dermatology
04/01/2017 Didactic Meeting - Hosted by UCONN Health
02/25/2017 NEDS Dermoscopy Refresher Course
12/03/2016 Clinical Meeting - Hosted by Boston University School of Medicine
10/29/2016 Clinical Meeting - Hosted by Harvard Medical School
05/08/2016 NEDS Didactic Meeting - Dartmouth-Hitchcock
01/30/2016 NEDS Mass General Hospital Clinical Meeting
12/05/2015 NEDS Boston University Clinical Meeting
10/31/2015 NEDS Brown University Clinical Meeting
04/11/2015 NEDS Didactic Symposium and 100th Anniversary Luncheon
01/31/2015 NEDS Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital Clinical Meeting
12/06/2014 NEDS BU Clinical Meeting
10/25/2014 NEDS Yale Clinical Meeting
04/12/2014 NEDS Children’s Didactic Symposium
02/01/2014 NEDS Harvard BIDMC Clinical Meeting
12/07/2013 NEDS Boston University Clinical Meeting
10/26/2013 NEDS UMass Clinical Meeting
04/27/2013 UConn Didactic Symposium
02/02/2013 Harvard/Lahey Clinical Meeting
12/01/2012 BU Clinical Meeting
10/27/2012 Brown Clinical Meeting
04/27/2012 ADC New York
02/11/2012 MGH NEDS Clinical Meeting
12/03/2011 BU NEDerm Clinical Meeting
10/01/2011 Yale Clinical Meeting
04/29/2011 Atlantic Dermatological Conference
03/05/2011 Didactic Meeting - Tufts University
12/04/2010 Clinical Meeting - Boston University School of Medicine
10/10/2010 Clinical Meeting - Yale Medical School
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