The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) is the sole medical college accredited by the Australian Medical Council for the training and continuing professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of dermatology. We are the leading authority in Australia for dermatology, providing information, advocacy and advice to patients, communities, government and other health stakeholders on skin health and dermatological practice. To find out more about ACD, please visit https://www.dermcoll.edu.au/
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.
To lead the achievement of first class dermatology care and skin health for our communities. College is the leading authority in Australia for dermatology, but has an opportunity to be a key leading body in dermatology in the Southern
Hemisphere and grow its influence globally.
To 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.