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Display Your Poster At The Nation’s Largest Event Dedicated To Skin of Color Focused Dermatology

Poster presentations convey innovative, clinically relevant information that enhances the professional skills of dermatology healthcare professionals treating patients with skin of color. The Skin of Color Update poster session provides presenting authors a forum in which they can showcase their work and interact with with the skin of color dermatology community. You are invited to submit poster abstracts for all relevant topics related to skin of color focused dermatology.


We invite all registered meeting attendees to submit posters of their latest research on the following topics:

  • Aesthetic Rejuvenation, Correction and Anti-aging strategies
  • Acne & Rosacea
  • Alopecia Areata – Adults & Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Equity and Diversity in Dermatology
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Keloids
  • Nail Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pigmentary Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Unusual Cases of All Kinds


SOC Update accepts submissions from:

  • Practicing Dermatologists
  • Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Dermatology Residents
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Industry
  • Dermatology Fellows
  • Researchers


Submitting parties receive automatic notification that the poster submission has been received. However, due to the high volume of submissions, additional acknowledgement may not be sent unless the poster is accepted by the review committee.

Abstract submissions are reviewed by a committee comprised of healthcare professionals serving on the Skin of Color Update and Journal of Drugs in Dermatology advisory boards. Conference managers also review all abstracts. Content is evaluated based on the quality and relevance of topic, educational value, timeliness, and clearly identified objectives. SOC Update reserves the right to make final decisions regarding acceptance of abstracts for poster presentation sessions.


Abstract Submission Deadline: August 18, 2023

Notification Date: August 25, 2023


In order to display your poster at the meeting, one author or representative is required to register for Skin of Color Update. To view registration pricing and to register for the event, click here.


All accepted posters will be displayed at the Skin of Color Update, October 6-8, 2023, to be held at the New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY.

In addition, approved abstracts will also be submitted and indexed through our partner brand Read by QxMD. The platform drives awareness, dissemination and engagement with this content via the Read by QxMD platform, as an educational tactic to drive CQI. ‘Read’ works on iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones & tablets and any web-enabled device (including desktops), and uses channels such as mobile, email and push notification to connect with our global community of healthcare providers and researchers.