The Latest in Pediatric Dermatology Education

The Premier Event in Medical & Aesthetic Dermatology

For over 30 years, the Masters of Pediatric Dermatology Symposium has grown to reach thousands of clinicians with the goal of promoting and advancing the care of skin diseases in pediatric age groups. The annual event offers the opportunity to exchange new and valuable information between physicians and health professionals interested in cutting-edge pediatric dermatology.

The MOPD Experience

World-renowned clinical faculty members

In-depth & comprehensive pediatric dermatology training from infants to adolescents

Latest resources, tools, and technologies in the field

Therapeutic Areas


Alopecia Areata

Atopic Dermatitis Therapy

Bacterial Infection in Kids

Children’s Hair Disorders

COVID Lesions in Children’s Skin

Dermatoses in Neonates and Infants



Orphan Skin Diseases

Pediatric Psoriasis

Pediatric Rashes

Pediatric Skin of Color

Pediatric Wound Healing

Sunscreens and Insect Repellent Issues

Vascular Lesions


Warts & Molluscum

Symposium Chair

Lawrence A. Schachner

Lawrence A. Schachner, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Co-Director of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is also Chair Emeritus of the Department of Dermatology and the Stiefel Chair.

Dr. Schachner has written over 200 scientific publications and is best known as the lead author of the textbook “Pediatric Dermatology”. In 2004, Dr. Schachner was named “Practitioner of the Year” by the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, where nearly 800 dermatologists in the state lauded him for his longtime commitment to pediatric dermatology. He is a past president of the American Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and has been cited in numerous periodicals of best doctors, including The Best Doctors in America 1992 to present, Who’s Who in America, and the Guide to Top Doctors. Dr. Schachner’s interests include bioengineered skin in pediatric wounds, skin infections, infestations in children, sun protection in childhood, cutaneous signs of child and sexual abuse, and new therapeutic modalities for acne, eczema, and Epidermolysis Bullosa.