SCHAUMBURG, ILL. (March 30, 2011) —
Darryl M. Bronson, MD, MPH, FAAD, a dermatologist in private practice in Highland Park, Ill., has been elected vice president of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 17,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of conditions of the skin, hair and nails. In addition, Dr. Bronson will hold this same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association. He will be installed as vice president-elect in March 2012 and will hold the office of vice president for one year beginning in March 2013.
“I am honored to be elected,” said Dr. Bronson. “Our founders laid the groundwork for an organization valued by its members, respected by fellow medical organizations and looked to as a leader in American medicine. My vision for our Academy is that we continue to maintain and build upon that solid foundation.”
Dr. Bronson received his medical degree and master’s degree in public health from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a dermatology residency at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, and a dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Chicago and New York University.
Dr. Bronson is past chairman and residency program director of dermatology at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. An active member of the Academy, he has served on the board of directors and a number of committees and task forces. In addition, Dr. Bronson is past president of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society, the Illinois Dermatological Society and the Chicago Dermatological Society.
The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. A sister organization to the Academy, the American Academy of Dermatology Association is the resource for government affairs, health policy and practice information for dermatologists, and plays a major role in formulating policies that can enhance the quality of dermatologic care. With a membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or www.aad.org.