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The Australasian College of Dermatologists

The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) is the peak medical college
accredited by the Australian Medical Council for the training and
professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of
dermatology. They provide authoritative information about dermatology to
government, the media, other health professionals and the general public.

Click here for The Australasian College of Dermatologists website.

Our Members

The membership of the ACD includes 550 Fellows, 130 Trainees and 43 Associate Members. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) also form part of our membership.

Medical practitioners who have successfully completed the training program of the ACD are known as Fellows of the College (FACD). Fellows of the College are recognised by Medicare Australia and the Medical Board of Australia as specialists in dermatology.

Dermatologists maintain their professional standards and develop new skills through participation in the College’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.

About the college

  • What the College doesThe ACD is a membership organisation of professional dermatologists which
    exists to ensure first class dermatology care to the community.
  • Our MissionTo lead the achievement of first class dermatology care and skin health for
    our communities.
  • Our VisionTo be a well respected leader in the Asia- Pacific region for dermatological
    training, continuing education, scientific advancement and advice. We operate from a set of values which shape us.

Our values

  • Leadership Motivates the capacity of our profession
  • Professionalism Demonstrating competence and skill in our work
  • Integrity Continuously improving and presenting new and innovative ideas
  • Progressive Adhering to moral and ethical principles and practice
  • Inclusiveness Valuing and respecting diversity
  • Accountability & Responsibility To our communities and members; for the use of member resources.