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    Now Recruiting!

    Study Participants for

    Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Registry

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    Next: MDS Meeting 2015

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    Join Us!

    MDS Annual Meeting

    March 19, 2015

    at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis

    San Francisco, California

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    Next: Delphi Meeting 2015

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    Save the date!

    Delphi Meeting

    At the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver, Canada

    June 14, 2015

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    Next: Volunteer for Clinical Trials

Welcome to RDS


Supporting Patients – Our Vision

The Rheumatologic Dermatology Society, also known as RDS, is committed to supporting individuals with rheumatologic skin diseases by:

  • Providing patient education and access to practical information
  • Locating physicians with interest in rheumatologic skin disease
  • Getting the latest news on treatment options
  • Identifying research studies and clinical trials

At RDS, our vision is to ease the suffering and enhance the quality of life of patients with these disorders that manifest in the skin, especially cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, morphea and vasculitis. Patients learn more.

Advancing Treatment & Research

RDS provides dermatologists and other physicians with a dedicated resource for:

  • Advancing patient care
  • Investigating new diagnostic and treatment alternatives
  • Supporting training and education
  • Promoting collaboration amongst our members and industry

Our mission is to discover better or potentially curative therapeutic options for this challenging and understudied group of diseases. Physicians learn more.