Why We Exist
As the largest consortium of skin disease patient advocacy organizations in the United States, the efforts of the Coalition of Skin Diseases (CSD) aim to ensure that all Americans living with dermatological diseases and skin traumas receive the care they need to live healthy and productive lives.
Raising Awareness to the The Impact of Skin Disease
We Take Advocating
for Patients Seriously
The CSD works to improve the lives of over 84 million Americans living with dermatological conditions by supporting member organizations in developing, building, and enhancing their current advocacy initiatives. We are also the conduit through which our members speak with one voice to policy-makers and regulators about the debilitating nature of dermatological diseases and barriers to access, treatment, and research.
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Membership with the CSD
The CSD is a collective of patient groups, non-profit and corporate entities, which align with the coalition’s mission in advocating for dermatological patients. There are three membership opportunities: