To advocate on behalf of individuals with skin disease. This is accomplished by, supporting basic scientific and clinical research, fostering physician and patient education, generating awareness of the skin disease, supporting the growth of member organizations through the sharing of mutual concerns, which may increase the pace of discovery or a cure, while improving the quality of life for those affected.
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:
Associate MembershipDermatological Patient Support Organizations that are tax-exempt with 501c3 status.
Affiliate MembershipEntities that are tax-exempt and whose mission supports the goals of the CSD.
Corporate MembershipEntities that are non-tax-exempt with a focus on those living with a skin disease.