About the GDPA

What is the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants and what is its Purpose?

The Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants, GDPA, is a non profit professional organization composed of members who provide dermatologic care or have an interest in the medical specialty of dermatology within the state of Georgia.  GDPA was founded in 2002 and is a state affiliate chapter of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.  GDPA Fellow members provide medical services as Physician Assistants under the supervision of a board certified/board eligible Dermatologist in the state of Georgia.

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Benefits of Membership

There are numerous advantages to becoming a member of GDPA including: access to our Jobs Board that contains Dermatology PA positions for the state of Georgia, discounted registration for dermatology specific CME conferences and other educational events, access to GDPA discussion forums, and networking opportunities through our social site.

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What is a Dermatology PA?

Physician Assistants in the field of dermatology are licensed healthcare providers defined as dependent practitioners who work under the supervision of a Dermatologist.  PAs in dermatology both diagnose and treat a wide variety of skin, hair, and nail conditions that are medical, surgical, as well as cosmetic in nature.

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Dermatology PEARLS 2017

GDPA is pleased to announce that our 9th Annual CME Conference which will be held September 14-16, 2017 at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, GA.  Please check back here for future details.

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