Welcome to the Illinois Dermatological Society

Established in 1974

Thank you for visiting the website of the Illinois Dermatological Society. Our members care for patients with skin diseases and other conditions throughout the state. We are dedicated to supporting efforts to maintain and improve the quality and availability of skin health and treatment of dermatological diseases through public education and advocacy.

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IDS News 

IDS has been part of a coalition this year in the Illinois legislature to deal with the practice of some insurance companies to employ "step therapy" as a cost-control measure.

The Federal FDA has stepped up health warnings about tanning beds, and proposed a nationwide ban for minors — something Illinois put in place two years ago.  Read the Chicago Tribune article HERE