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Philippine Dermatology Society
Hair and Nail
Subspecialty Core Group

MISSION

  1. To share our passion and promote the scientific understanding of hair and nails
  2. To educate residents and fellows-in-training of the PDS institutions on hair and nail disorders
  3. To promote public awareness of hair and nail disorders managed effectively by dermatologists
  4. To assist patients in finding local hair and nail specialists
  5. To share and learn from colleagues about hair and nail cases
  6. To foster collaboration in research on hair and nail disorders

 

VISION

  • The Philippine Dermatological Society Hair and Nail Special Interest Group is an organization of
    competently-trained, board-certified dermatologists in the diagnosis and management of hair and nail
    disorders and are committed in raising awareness of hair and nail disorders and alleviating those suffering
    from these conditions.

 

OBJECTIVES

 

  • To share our passion and promote the scientific understanding of hair and nails
  • To educate residents and fellows-in-training of the PDS institutions on hair and nail disorders
  • To promote public awareness of hair and nail disorders managed effectively by dermatologists
  • To assist patients in finding local hair and nail specialists
  • To share and learn from colleagues about hair and nail cases
  • To foster collaborations in research on hair and nail disorders

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS 

  1. A PDS Diplomate or Fellow in good standing and with good moral character
  2. Attended fellowship training in Hair and/ or Nail Disorders for at least 6 months (absolute requirement)
  3. Involved in any or all of the following:
    1. Academic teaching affiliation on hair and/or nail disorders (residency training, fellowship training,
      basic science teaching activities)
    2. Participation in clinical trials and other relevant research on hair and/or nail disorders
    3. Authorship on research publications on hair and/or nail disorders
    4. Involvement in advocacies on hair and/or nail disorders
    5. Focused dermatological practice on hair and/or nail disorders
    6. Consistency in attending and participating continuing professional development on hair and nail
      disorders and those conducted by the SIG

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP:

  1. PDS Diplomate or Fellow in good standing who must submit a Certificate of Good Standing from the
    PDS
  2. A letter of intent addressed to the Chair of the interest group stating the reason for application and
    proposed involvement with the group
  3. Complete curriculum vitae with 1×1 recent photo
  4. Adherence to the mission and vision of the Hair and Nail Special Interest Group
  5. Certificate of formal training in Hair and/or Nail Disorders
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