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Patient advocate resources

Academy advocacy & patient education resources
Advocacy priorities
Online public education on diseases and conditions
Prior authorization patient resources
Drug pricing and availability
Step therapy legislation
Patient advocacy organizations
Canadian Skin Patient AllianceInternational Topical Steroid Awareness Network
Children’s Melanoma Prevention FoundationNational Alopecia Areata Foundation
Cutaneous Lymphoma FoundationNational Eczema Association
Derma Care Access NetworkNational Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
Dermatology Nurses' AssociationNational Psoriasis Foundation
Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types Nevus Outreach
Global Vitiligo Support CommunityPachyonychia Congenita Project
Global Parents for Eczema ResearchPachyonychia Congenita Project
Gorlin Syndrome AllianceThe Sturge-Weber Foundation
International Alliance of Dermatology Patient OrganizationsVitiligo Support International, Inc.
International Hyperhidrosis SocietyXeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) Family Support Group
International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

Mission statement

To advocate on behalf of the 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.

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Inspiring patient stories
SkinSerious patient and physician stories
Spot Skin Cancer™ personal stories
International Topical Steroid Awareness Network
National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias