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 in collaboration with board-certified / board-eligible dermatologists 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, discounted registration for our Annual Dermatology PEARLS Conference, invitations to our monthly sponsored events, and our popular networking and social events.

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What is a Dermatology PA?

Physician Assistants (PAs) in the field of dermatology are licensed healthcare providers who work in collaboration with 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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