ILDS Membership

The ILDS represents dermatology at the highest level with over 170 member societies from more than 80 countries, we represent over 150,000 dermatologists.

The ILDS provides ongoing leadership and support to foster initiatives, projects and policies with global impact for those affected by skin disease. We want to attain the best possible skin health for all people around the world.

Our mission is to increase awareness, cooperation and communication within the global dermatology community to promote high quality education, clinical care, research and innovation that will improve skin health globally.


Member benefits


Through our exclusive events and campaigns

Expand your network and share knowledge on a global stage at the World Congress of Dermatology

Meet fellow dermatology leaders and shape ILDS’ strategy at the World Skin Summit


Engage with the global dermatology agenda through involvement in ILDS projects and policy work

Make a difference and join the World Skin Health Day campaign

Identify and recommend promising dermatologists within the Scientific Programme for the WCD as ‘rising stars’ and with the Young Dermatologist Achievement Award (YDAA)


ILDS DermLink Grants for members

Best practice and knowledge sharing internationally

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