SOURCE: Canadian Dermatology Association

Canadian Dermatology Association

June 15, 2015 08:00 ET

Dr. Vince Bertucci Becomes New CDA President

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 15, 2015) - Dr. Vince Bertucci, a prominent Toronto-area dermatologist, assumed the presidency of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) for 2015/2016 at the CDA’s Annual General Meeting, in Vancouver, on June 8, 2015.

“I am honoured to be able to serve my profession and patients in this important role,” said Dr. Bertucci. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to advance the science of dermatology, advocate for dermatology patients and strengthen the profession in Canada.”

Dr. Bertucci runs a dermatology group practice in Woodbridge, just outside Toronto, that encompasses medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He also has an interest in new and emerging therapies and is an active clinical researcher.

Academically, Dr. Bertucci is the co-director of the Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Fellowship at the University of Toronto and a consulting dermatologist at Women’s College Hospital. He was co-director of Undergraduate Dermatology at the University of Toronto for over a decade. Additionally, he is an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

An enthusiastic teacher, Dr. Bertucci has been an invited speaker at hundreds of meetings nationally and internationally, and he has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Bertucci currently holds committee positions with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and is a contributing editor for journals such as Dermatologic Surgery and The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. Previous roles have included president of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery and committee positions with the American Academy of Dermatology.

Having graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1989, he completed residency training in both internal medicine and dermatology, followed by fellowship training in dermatologic surgery at the University of Toronto.

Presidents of the CDA are elected by the membership for a period of one year. Dr. Bertucci takes over as president on the CDA’s 90th anniversary. He succeeds Dr. David Zloty, the 89th president, who served for the 2014-2015 period.

About the CDA
The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian dermatologists. The association provides easy access to the largest, most reliable source of medical knowledge on dermatology. CDA exists to advance the science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. By doing so, CDA informs and empowers both medical professionals and the Canadian public.

To learn more about what the work CDA does visit http://www.dermatology.ca or join the conversation on http://www.Twitter.com/CdnDermatology or www.Facebook.com/CdnDermatology.

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