Founded in 1989, the mission of the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) is to be the premier organization cultivating advancements in the diagnosis and care of dermatitis through the promotion of education, research, and advocacy. Our society is dedicated to understanding, and investigating the interplay among, contact, occupational, atopic, photo, drug and other forms of dermatitis. Read More

Contact Allergy Management Program

Use CAMP to generate a Safe Product List for patients with allergic contact dermatitis which includes a description of cross-reactors, how to consult with patients and how to instruct patients on using the new CAMP App. Learn More



Clinical Research Fellowship - Due April 15th
This award is presented to young investigators studying occupational dermatology and/or epidemiology of contact dermatitis.   

Mentoring Committee - Due April 15th
Granted for the purpose of assisting young dermatologists including dermatology residents, dermatology fellows, or dermatologists up to to 5 years out of residencey to become leaders/experts in the field of contact dermatitis by acquiring additional academic skills.

Mid-Career Award - Due April 15th
Provides ACDS members opportunities to enhance their career development through participating in "hands-on" training or other educational activities. 


New - ACDS 2019 Spring Newsletter

Isobornyl Acrylate Named
Contact Allergen of the Year

How is the Allergen of the Year Selected? Interview with ACDS Director, Dr. Jonathan Zippin.

CAMP APP for Patients
Be sure to check out our Contact Allergy Management Program Application. Get Details