Irish Association of Dermatologists

SkinSideOut - Public Health Event, Saturday 16th November, Science Gallery, TCD, Dublin

A first-of-its-kind skin public health event for those living with skin conditions SkinSideOut, a first-of-its-kind skin health event for the Irish Skin Foundation (ISF) and indeed for people affected by a wide range of chronic inflammatory skin conditions in Ireland, will take place on Saturday 16th November, from 11am – 4pm, in the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin.

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IAD scholarship to attend their Autumn meeting 26/27 September

The Irish Association of Dermatologists are offering a scholarship to attend their Autumn meeting in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ballincar, Co. Sligo, Ireland on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th September 2019 to an EADV fellow. 

This is available to new consultants (within 3 years of appointment) or trainees working or training in Europe.

Meeting registration, conference dinner & two nights' accommodation will be funded by the IAD. The IAD will also support travel costs up to a maximum of €500.

Successful fellows are encouraged to submit a clinical poster for presentation at the meeting.

Applications should be sent to Dr. Bart Ramsay, Honorary Secretary IAD by email iad@outlook.ie or info@irishdermatologists.ie The submission should include a short CV and covering letter of support of application from a substantive mentor. Closing date for applications is Friday 9th August. Successful candidate will be notified before Friday 23rd August.

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The Irish Association of Dermatologists are offering 2 scholarships

The Irish Association of Dermatologists are offering 2 scholarships (one north and one south of Ireland) to support a medical student with an interest in Dermatology to attend their Autumn meeting in The Radisson Blu Hotel, Ballincar Co. Sligo on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th September 2019. The scholarship recipient will receive complimentary registration, invitation to the IAD conference dinner and two nights accommodation in the hotel. Recipient would be encouraged to bring along a poster presentation.

Please forward a letter of application by email to Dr Bart Ramsay, Honorary secretary IAD iad@outlook.ie or info@irishdermatologists.ie before Friday 30th August 2019

Application letter should include the following information:

  • Where they are studying 
  • What hospital they did their attachment 
  • What they enjoyed from Derm attachment 
  • Future career ambitions 
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Irish Association of Dermatologists

Visual Literacy and Fine Art Course for Dermatologists

This September, Chris Griffiths, Sarah Walsh and Helen Young are holding the second course in Visual Literacy and Fine Art for Dermatologists. The course takes place from the 5th – 7th of September, in London, with visits to galleries including the Wallace Collection and the Tate Britain. The course will consist of a variety of practical sessions, lectures and workshops, and will be led by art historians and art educationalists who are experts in their fields. The course is aimed at both consultants and registrars in dermatology; GPs with a special interest in dermatology are also welcome.

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Irish Association of Dermatologists

BSPD Annual Meeting 2019, 8th - 9th November

We are delighted to announce that the registrations for the 2019 Annual British Society for Paediatric Dermatology Meeting is now open. This year the meeting will take place at the Europa Hotel in Belfast, Ireland. Registrants are encouraged to submit an abstract by Monday 9th September 2019.

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Irish Association of Dermatologists

Free walk-in skin cancer screening in the Out-patients Department University Hospital Kerry, Tralee

As part of Euromelanoma 2019 the Consultant Dermatologists from University Hospital Kerry and South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork will offer a free walk-in skin cancer screening in theOut-patients Department University Hospital Kerry,TraleeonSaturday May 18thfrom 9.30 to 11.30 am. All adults welcome.

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Official opening of Pigmented Lesion Clinic at University Hospital Kerry by Minister Brendan Griffin

Saturday May 18th  3pm Conference Centre, University Hospital Kerry

University Hospital Kerry in conjunction with  the National Cancer Control Programme is delighted to announce the establishment  of a Consultant Dermatologist delivered rapid access clinic for the early detection of melanoma.

The Kerry Pigmented Lesion Clinic will take place alternate weeks and will accept referrals from General Practitioners for patients with suspicious pigmented lesions. All patients will be seen by a Consultant Dermatologist and, if required, same day excision service will be offered. 

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Irish Association of Dermatologists

Skin & Dermatology campaign launch

We recently worked with Mediaplanet UK on the 2019 Skin & Dermatology Campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of The Irish Independent newspaper and the content available online.

Read exclusive content from key thought leaders and learn more about on skin cancer and skin conditions in Ireland. #SkinIE #DermatologyIE

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2018 EADV Fellow scholarship recipient Dr Ahmet Uğur Atilan

When I learned that an EADV fellow would be elected to participate in the Irish Association of Dermatologist's autumn meeting with an IAD scholarship, I was very excited about the idea of getting together with my Irish colleagues at such a wonderful meeting.

I can't describe my pleasure when I got the news that I was awarded for the scholarship.

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29th March 2019 - Dermoscopy Course

Royal College of Physicians, London

Aimed at consultant dermatologists and dermatology trainees, but also suitable for GP's and plastic surgeons.

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Dr David O’Gorman

Dr David O’Gorman RIP

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague Dr David O Gorman during the summer. David single- handedly pioneered Dermatology services in the West of Ireland. He literally travelled the highways and bye- ways from Ballina to Portiuncula and back to Galway on a weekly basis- something that would be unthinkable nowadays.

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2017 EADV Fellow scholarship recipient Dr Nataliia Zhovta

I want to thank IAD and EADV for receiving a travel grant for IAD autumn meeting. That was my first time in Ireland and I will remember such a beautiful country with very warm feelings. It is worth saying about the organization of the meeting. Even from the e-mails prior to my arrival I felt very friendly and supportive attitude on behalf of the organizers (special gratitude and appreciation to Ms. Jacqui Carroll, IAD event director).

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