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online consultingIADPO is committed to supporting its members through unique learning opportunities. As part of this effort, we will host members-only E-learning sessions four times per year.

Topics are based on needs and interests communicated to us through member surveys. Each session will begin with a 45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute group discussion. Come prepared with your own experiences and bring your questions for the presenter.


Recordings of Past Sessions:

Visit the Members' Portal to view these videos.

Strategies for Enhancing & Leveraging our Relationships with local Dermatologist — Why & How Presenter: Marc Yale, Executive Director at International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF).
June 20, 2018    <video soon to be uploaded>

Key Components of Successful Websites — Presenter: Karey Gauthier, Director of Communications and Marketing at the National Eczema Association (NEA).
May 14, 2018

Effective Communications and Outreach Strategies — Presenter: Helen Crawford, Manager, Social Media, Programs, Governance & Logistics at the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance (CSPA).
March 28, 2018

Fundraising Tools and Methods – Presenter: Jean Pickford, President of Pickpoint LLC and Executive Director of Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome (BCCNS) Life Support Network and Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF).
January 22, 2018

Advocacy – Presenter: Christine Janus, CEO of this International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO).
November 15, 2017

Upcoming Sessions:

Members will be invited well in advance to help select the date and time for each topic to ensure as many members as possible are able to attend:

Power of Patient-led Research
Week of November 19, 2018

Check back here for updates. If wish to contribute your expertise at an upcoming session, please contact Shona Fleming.