ACD is 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.
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 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.
Vision and mission
ACD's mission is to train, educate and foster ongoing excellence of specialist dermatologists, enabling Fellows to be the leaders in skin health care, education, advocacy and innovation.
Their vision is for the highest standard of skin health and dermatology care to be available and accessible to all patients and communities.
How Australasian College of Dermatologists can help
ACD have developed ‘The A to Z of Skin’ – a resource with information to help you understand about common and not-so-common skin conditions and how they are treated.
They help to link members of the public with patient support groups that provide assistance and information for people with skin conditions.
Their ‘Find a dermatologist’ search tool helps you locate a dermatologist near you and find information on their areas of expertise.