Update #17: November 2012

1. Call for participation: Active Studies

We like to make you aware of the call for participation in the IDS Active Studies.

You will find all the requirements at: www.dermoscopy-ids.org/index.php/studies

– Clinical and dermatoscopic features of very small melanomas: Coordinator: Dr. David Blum – Contact: Dr. May Chan,mpchan@med.umich.edu

– Nevoid Melanoma Study, Coordinator: Dr. Caterina Longo, longo.caterina@gmail.com

2. IDS survey

A few months ago we launched a survey aimed to explore the attitudes of the IDS members in approaching patients with skin tumors and the way of using dermoscopy in their routine work.

We like to thank deeply the 1100+ IDS members who have completed the questionnaire!

Please find a summary of the results at: www.dermoscopy-ids.org/index.php/studies

3. Joint meeting of IDS, ISDIS and ICWG in Miami

Please save the date of the joint meeting organized by the International Dermoscopy Society, the International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin, and the International Confocal Working Group during the upcoming AAD congress in Miami:

Date: March 1, 2013 – Time: 5:30 – 9:30 PM – Venue: to be announced.

4. World Congress of Dermoscopy in Vienna

Please save the date of the 4th congress of the IDS that will be held in Vienna on April 16-18, 2015. See further details at:www.dermoscopy-congress2015.com

5. New on Derm101!

The fifth issue of Dermatology: Practical and Conceptual is now available at: http://www.derm101.com/newDPC

6. Dermoscopy in JAAD

It is our pleasure to announce a new section of the blue journal, called “Dermoscopy Case of the Month”. Instructions for Authors will be available in a few weeks, thus stay tuned!


With all our best regards

Geppi Argenziano & Iris Zalaudek

for the IDS executive board members