Scottish Dermatological Society

Message from the President, Dr Colin Morton

Dr Colin MortonThe Scottish Dermatological Society was founded in 1924. The object of the Society is to promote, for the public benefit, the knowledge, teaching, and practice of dermatology. It pursues this object in a variety of ways including:-

by collecting, collating and publishing information about dermatology by stimulating, promoting and publishing appropriate medical and scientific research, and by holding conferences, meetings and seminars.

The Society has a President, a Secretary and an Executive Committee who meet regularly. Clinical and scientific meetings are held 3 times a year, and regular symposia on relevant topics are held jointly with members of other disciplines. The President represents Scottish Dermatologists on the Executive of the British Association of Dermatologists.


The Minutes of the latest SDS Executive Meetings & Business Meetings are available within the Members’ section.

The Accounts ending April 2014 are now available in the members section.

The CMO Specialty Advisor Annual Report for 2013/2014 is now available in the members section.


Next SDS Meeting:

he next SDS meeting will be held in Dundee on 25th Feb 2016.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 4th December 2015.

Local Organisers: Dr Sharizan Ghaffar and Dr Muthu Sivaramakrishnan