The DEF is the premier industry resource for dermatology NP and PA education, case-based learning, and credible training tools for the practice.

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The DEF awards mentorship grant opportunities on an annual basis. Click below for more information.


The annual DEF Essential Resource Meeting offers AMA PRA Category 1™ credit and
a dermoscopy training course.

DEF Regional Biologic & SMALL MOLECULE NP/PA CME Bootcamps

This regional CME live meeting series offers a unique opportunity to learn more about atopic dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.

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The DEF offers live meetings, conferences and bootcamps as well as online resources to educate and train in all aspects of care for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

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Our mission is to improve dermatology patient outcomes through education and training designed for the practicing NP and PA.

Lilly #1AA 5/28/24 to 9/28/24

Excited to welcome you all to DERM2024! 🎉 Download the Whova app to stay updated with important announcements throughout the conference. Link to download Whova in our bio! #QuickTip #DERM2024 #DermHeroes

Come visit us at #DERM2024 Registration desk to pick up badge and conference materials right outside the Encore Ballroom starting from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM PT. This gives you time to stop in that evening from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PT to the DEF NP/PA Career Development Symposium and reception in Mozart, well, sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb. Stop in to learn more about enhancing your career, networking with others, increasing access for your patients, and more!

Calling all dermatology heroes! 🦸‍♂️ @ChrisEvans, we’re ready to assemble at DERM2024. Don’t miss out on the best NP and PA conference of the year. Tag a fellow hero who’s joining us! #DERM2024 #DermHeroes #MarvelsOfDerm #SkinMarvels2024 #DERMMarvels

We can’t believe #DERM2024 is right around the corner! 🤩🦸‍♀️⁠

Get Ready to dive into the unique topics we have planned and learn alongside the world’s best #DermatologyHeroes! ⁠

See you all on Wednesday, July 24 in Vegas! 🎉

Be honest: Deadpool walks into your clinic, what are you prescribing for his skin? 🤔🔍⁠

Luckily @vancityreynolds has great skin IRL but maybe you want to come by DERM2024 for some expert advice on Deadpool’s skin routine. ⁠

Dermatology Heroes Aren’t Born... ...They’re Trained! See you July 24th in Las Vegas!⁠

#DERM2024 #DermHeroes #MarvelsOfDerm #SkinMarvels2024 #DERMMarvels⁠

Learn how to avenge a red face at DERM2024 NP/PA CME Conference. Hilary Baldwin, MD talks acne advances, while Linda Stein Gold, MD addresses rosacea. Plus, attendees will hear from Susan Taylor, MD about hair loss disorders like alopecia and CCCA!

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