In memoriam 


The European Dermatology Forum (EDF) would like to pay tribute to Dr. Eric Seban, who sadly passed away on March 11, 2023.

EDF statement on the situation in Ukraine


Alongside our friends and colleagues across Europe, we have watched with great concern and sad-ness as the terrible events have unfolded over the past several weeks following the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation.

In memoriam of Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sterry


On September 20, 2020, one of the true giants of Dermatology and a founding father of the EDF, Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sterry has passed away. The whole EDF Board is filled with sadness about this great loss for Dermatology.

Dermatology and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak


Dear EDF members,

The coronavirus (COVID-19) infection is rapidly spreading all over the world and is a big concern for the public health...

The EDF is member of PsoProtect


PsoProtect is an international registry for clinicians to report outcomes of COVID-19 in individuals with psoriasis:

EuroGuiDerm Newsletter


The new EuroGuiDerm Newsletter (December 2019) is now available

Prof. Lars French, Munich, EDF Past President, new ILDS President Elect


Congratulary message from Prof. Carlo Pincelli, EDF President

As EDF President and on behalf of the EDF Executive Committee, I congratulate you for being elected as next President of ILDS.

Cyberderm-DOIT and (HEDU_LEARN_IT)


In order to maintain and promote high quality education and training, the EDF has been working to integrate undergraduate teaching activities with an electronic platform.

Training Requirements for the Specialty of Dermatology and Venereology


European Standards of Postgraduate Medical Specialist Training

Fifth Edition of the White Book


In 2017, the Fifth Edition of the White Book was published under the direction of Prof. Harald Gollnick (chief ed.) with the collaboration of Profs J. Barker, M. Bagot and L. Naldi.

In memoriam 


It is with great sadness that the EDF shares the news of the passing of a true giant of modern-day dermatology and cutaneous biology, Jouni Uitto.

In memoriam


With sadness, the EDF shares the news of the passing of three greats of British dermatology.



Cancellation EDF Annual Meeting Lucerne January 2021

Secure-AD registry


The EDF invites physicians to register COVID-19 positive atopic dermatitis patients whether or not on systemic medication: 

In memoriam of Klaus Wolff

King's College London


Job Opportunity at St John's Institute of Dermatology

In memoriam of Marcel F. Jonkman


We mourn the loss of our friend and member Prof Marcel Jonkman. We will always remember his strong personality and passion in research. Great leader in Dermatology. RIP

The EDF is proud to announce the launch of the European Centre for Guidelines Development


In collaboration with Prof. Alexander Nast from the Division of Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Charité University, Berlin.

Standardization of Health and Social Services

EuroGuiDerm Atopic eczema guideline published


We are pleased to announce that the EuroGuiDerm Atopic eczema guideline has now been finalised and is available to download. We thank the authors and the funding societies for their efforts!

In memoriam


It is with great sadness that we report the death of the EDF member Prof. Dr. med. Detlef Zillikens (born July 15, 1958, in Wesseling; † September 19, 2022).

Psoriasis/COVID-19 registries, PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe


First PsoProtect analysis, including 374 patients from 25 different countries. 

UPDATE: 29th EADV Congress now virtual


In light of the likely restrictions on gatherings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to transform the 29th EADV Congress, in to a fully virtual event...

ILDS Statement on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak


April 2020

Sixth Edition of the White Book


In 2020, the Sixth Edition of the White Book was published under the direction of Prof. Harald Gollnick (chief ed.) with the collaboration of Profs J. Barker, M. Bagot and N. Reynolds.

Multi-Stakeholder Summit on Occupational Skin Cancer


Seven co-hosting organizations, among them the EDF, of the Multi-Stakeholder Summit on Occupational Skin Cancer, which took place on 26 April 2019.

In memoriam of Steve Katz


Steve Katz truly was one of the giants of Dermatology and his influence on dermatological science worldwide is beyond comparison

International League of Dermatological Societies