• Advancement of dermatopathology as a scientific discipline.

  • Establishment of national societies in sections of dermatopathology and pathology societies, devoted to the advancement and study of dermatopathology.

  • Stimulation of research in dermatopathology.

  • Promotion of personal relations among the dermatopathologists of the world.

  • Representation of the interests of dermatopathology in other international organizations.

  • Encouragement of the exchange of information in the field of dermatopathology through various means.