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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Mentorship Opportunities

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


The annual DEF Essential Resource Meeting offers up to 20 hours of CME 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.


Clinically Relevant and Practical Case-Based Dermatology NP and PA CME Education Experience™