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The purpose of the DIGA blog is to unite student dermatology interest groups across the nation and allow DIGs to communicate in an easy effective manner.

If you would like to share events your DIG is planning or what your DIG accomplished this semester please email and have your school featured on our blog!

We are open to suggestions for improvement and feedback on how to make the blog (and website) fit your needs! 

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By DIGA Blogger on 9/9/2017 6:10 AM
National Psoriasis Foundation Events:

Events, organized by location, are listed below. If you are interested in volunteering, please email Kim Schleyer at and she will coordinate your involvement.


·      Chicago Division Board: “We are looking for dedicated volunteers who are interested in leadership opportunities to expand our mission throughout the Chicagoland area. We are currently looking to recruit our Development Chair who will work alongside our Division Chair in expanding our mission throughout Chicago. Additional volunteers needed in the areas of advocacy, join us for our Illinois Lobby Day and share your story, education and outreach, be a part of our development task team, help us build our special events, media and more. We meet quarterly in the downtown Chicago area.”

·      Team NPF Cycle in Chicago: “Become a volunteer on our Team NPF Cycle committee. We meet monthly. If you are interested...
By DIGA Blogger on 4/12/2016 12:44 PM
As mentioned in our earlier blog post, the National Psoriasis Foundation is having its Inaugural Team NPF Cycle event at Duck Walk Vineyards in Water Mill, NY on Saturday, May 14th. DIGA's Psoriasis Chair John Zade, a medical student at New York Medical College, will be riding on behalf of the Dermatology Interest Group Association! Let's show our support by sending some donations his way, riding with him, or volunteering at the events!...
By DIGA Blogger on 4/12/2016 1:49 AM
New Jersey: Team NPF Cycle in New Jersey

The National Psoriasis Foundation is having its 2nd Annual Team NPF Cycle event at Unionville Vineyards in Ringoes, NJ on Saturday, May 21st. Our goal is to raise $140,000 to help find a cure for psoriatic disease. It’s a great opportunity to play a part in fighting a health related disease that has a major impact our community.  As many as 7.5 million Americans or 2.2% of our population suffers from psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.

For full details on the Ride, please check out our website at

It will be an inspiring event where over 300 riders will be challenging themselves by riding distances of 10, 29, 62 or 100 miles. 

Day of event volunteers will be asked to help set-up/clean-up, man registration tables and rest stops, t-shirt and jersey distribution, as well as take candid photos. 

For more information, please contact Kim,
By DIGA Blogger on 2/3/2016 11:20 AM
Please take a moment to view our Winter Newsletter, which features new opportunities and dermatology events, as well as a special feature Q&A with the Chairman and Associate Program Director for Residency at Thomas Jefferson University! 

DIGA Winter Newsletter 2016

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By DIGA Blogger on 6/3/2011 7:29 PM
Indiana University DIG has paired up with Outrun the Sun for a Race Against Melanoma. The Outrun the Sun Race Against Melanoma is the largest evening event of its kind in the United States supporting skin cancer education/prevention and melanoma research. This unique evening event occurring at 7pm keeps participants out of the sun's harsh daytime ultraviolet rays. Stay posted for results and pictures of this incredible event!

For more information check out

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