2016

New Website Helps Canadians Work Safely in the Sun

Toronto, September 14, 2016 – Sun Safety at Work Canada (SSAWC) is launching its website sunsafetyatwork.ca to support workplaces in helping protect their employees from the dangers of exposure to sunlight. [FULL STORY]

Inaugural JCMS Lecture recognizes Dr. Christian Murray

OTTAWA, Ont., June 23, 2016 – The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (JCMS) is proud to announce the launch of the annual JCMS Lecture at the Canadian Dermatology Association’s 91st Annual Conference. [FULL STORY]

Dr. Mariusz Sapijaszko Becomes New CDA President

OTTAWA, Ont., June 22, 2016 – Dr. Mariusz Sapijaszko, a prominent Edmonton dermatologist, will assume the presidency of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) for 2016 – 2017 at the CDA’s Annual General Meeting, in Saskatoon, on June 25, 2016. [FULL STORY]

CDA Unveils Winners of 2016 Public Education Awards

OTTAWA, Ont., June 20, 2016 – The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) today announced the three initiatives selected to receive public education awards for the role they played in educating Canadians about dermatology-related issues and helping people make better choices for healthier skin, hair and nails. [FULL STORY]

Dermatologists Remind Us that the Sun Doesn’t Just Shine at the Beach

Ottawa, June 11, 2016 – This Sun Awareness Week (June 6 to 12) the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) is asking people to take precautions anytime they are outdoors – even if it is cold, overcast or shady. [FULL STORY]

Sun Awareness Week 2016 Puts “Focus” on Protecting Your Eyes

Ottawa, June 10, 2016 – To coincide with Sun Awareness Week (June 6 – 12, 2016), the  Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) announced today that they have formed a partnership to develop  an evidence-based  standard for  ultraviolet rays (UV) protection of non-prescription sunglasses and to verify that glasses meet the standard on a voluntary basis. [FULL STORY]

Sun Awareness Week Launches with Important Message about Tanning Beds

Ottawa, June 9, 2016 – The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) today launched Sun Awareness Week, June 6 to 12, with a message to students getting ready for prom: forget the tanning bed and hit the spa instead. [FULL STORY]

Dermatologists Unveil Sun Awareness Educational Kit for Schools

Ottawa, June 8, 2016 – As part of Sun Awareness Week (June 6 to 12) the Canadian Dermatology Association today unveiled an educational kit for schools to help elementary and middle school children make sun safety an early and hopefully lifelong healthy habit. [FULL STORY]

CDA to Partner on Project to Provide Outdoor Workers with Better Sun Protection

Ottawa, June 7, 2016 – The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) is joining the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) in the effort to develop a nationally – applicable, effective and sustainable sun safety program for workers in Canada. [FULL STORY]

National Consensus Process Produces Updated Sun Safety Guidelines for Canadians

Ottawa, June 6, 2016 – Representatives from 28 organizations across the country have produced a single set of up-to-date guidelines on sun safety ensure that Canadians get consistent messages about what they should do to reduce the risk of skin cancer. [FULL STORY]

New Member Benefit – CDA Members Can Access AAD Conference Highlights

Ottawa, May 1, 2016 – Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) members will now have Internet access to highlights from the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) 74th Annual meeting, which took place March 4 to 8, in Washington, D.C. [FULL STORY]

New CDA Member Benefit Helps Residents and Young Dermatologists Attend Key Conferences

Ottawa, February 2, 2016 – The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) has obtained an unrestricted educational grant from Eli Lilly to help senior residents and early-practice dermatologists attend key international dermatologic congresses. [FULL STORY]