The ASDS Rise Up Mentorship Program supports underrepresented minority (URM) individuals in dermatology who are looking for guidance and to expand their support network.

Mentor and mentee applications are due Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Mentee Information

Mentee Expectations

  • Commit to the mentorship agreement you develop with your mentor(s).
  • Watch the one-hour webinar entitled, “Jumpstart your Mentorship.”
  • Participate in the breakfast meeting during the ASDS Annual Meeting on Oct. 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
  • Connect with your mentor(s) at least once a month (encouraged)    
    • Be open
    • Ask for help, support and guidance when needed

For more information on the program, please contact ASDS Executive Director Katherine Duerdoth, CAE, at