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Membership

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Benefits & Privileges
  • All life members will be provided with an identity card and a life membership certificate bearing the life membership number.

  • All classes of members shall have the right to attend and participate in all general and clinical meetings, conferences, lectures, etc. organized by the National Body or IADVL Branch

  • All members are entitled to receive the official journal of the association, the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL), an indexed journal in Index Medicus/Pubmed.

  • All members are entitled to receive all mailers/announcements/brochures for National Conferences organized by IADVL and state conference organized by IADVL Branch.

  • All members are entitled to receive IADVL NEWS, the official bulletin of IADVL.

  • All IADVL members are automatically members of SARAD (South Asian Regional Association of Dermatologists) as well.

  • All life members are eligible for election as office Bearers (only if they meet the requirements) or as members of the Central Council and they shall be entitled to vote in the election of office bearers at the state or national level. (These privileges are not applicable in cases of retired Members, Provisional Life Members, ALMs and Honorary Members).

  • Only IADVL members are eligible for any fellowship, scholarship, award, medals offered by or through IADVL.

  • The members are entitled to hold conferences organized by state branch under the banner of IADVL.

  • Postgraduate students after passing their degree / diploma are eligible to become life members.

  • Post-graduate students who are Provisional Life Members of the association will be offered concessional registration fees at the annual national/state conference.
Classes of Membership

(a) Life Member

The eligibility criteria for becoming a life member of the Association shall be a postgraduate qualification in the specialty (i.e. a diploma or a degree in Dermatology or Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy) from a medical college affiliated to and awarded by an Indian University or an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or an equivalent organization of the Government of India; or a Diploma in Dermatology or Dermatology and Venereology of the National Board of Medical Examinations, New Delhi. Others with foreign degrees or diplomas or equivalent qualifications should have their qualifications recognized by the MCI or an equivalent organization of the Government of India to become eligible.

Additionally, it is mandatory to provide reference letter from the Life Member of IADVL.

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  • IADVL membership form filled online

  • Copy of MD/DIPLOMA/DNB Certificate in Dermatology

  • Copy of registration certificate (MCI/STATE Medical Council) with additional qualification.

  • Copy of reference letter in the provided format to be uploaded.

  • Rs.10332/- via online payment gateway. It includes:


Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 5760/- Rs 2160/- Rs 2160/- Rs 252/- Rs 10332/-

(b) Provisional Life Member (PLM)

Only post graduate students undergoing training in MCI recognized medical colleges/ postgraduate courses of this specialty or those pursuing DNB in Dermato- Venereology/DVL are eligible for this category. They will present a letter from the head of the specialty department where they are studying, stating the date of their joining the postgraduate course and the date of its due completion, along with the application for membership.

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They have to send their qualification certificate within 5 years of their registration for the postgraduate course to the Honorary Secretary General (National) in order to become permanent life members. In case they fail to do so, in the defined period, they will have to register once again as a Life member after following the due procedure through the state branch.

Additionally, it is mandatory to provide reference letter from the Life Member of IADVL.

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Documents required:

  • IADVL membership form filled online

  • A letter from the head of the specialty department where they are studying, stating the date of their joining the postgraduate course and the date of its due completion in the provided format.

  • Copy of MBBS degree certificate

  • Copy of MBBS registration certificate (MCI/State Medical Council).

  • Copy of reference letter in the provided format to be uploaded.
  • Rs.10332/- via online payment gateway. It includes:


Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 5760/- Rs 2160/- Rs 2160/- Rs 252/- Rs 10332/-

(c) Associate Member

Associate Membership can be awarded to doctors & other specialists working in the field of dermatology, venereology and leprology (e.g. dermatopathologists, academicians, researchers and scientists). They will not have any voting rights and cannot hold any IADVL post.

Additionally, it is mandatory to provide reference letter from the Life Member of IADVL.

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Documents required:

  • IADVL membership form filled online

  • Copy of degree Certificate (MD, PhD)/Proof of qualification

  • Copy of MBBS registration certificate (MCI/STATE Medical Council)

  • Copy of reference letter in the provided format to be uploaded.

  • Rs.10332/- via online payment gateway. It includes:


Central Fund Contribution Branch Contribution Journal Contribution Application Processing fee Total
Rs 5760/- Rs 2160/- Rs 2160/- Rs 252/- Rs 10332/-
State Branches

May be formed by a minimum of 15 eligible ordinary members residing or practicing in any state of the country resolving to form themselves into a branch of the Association and getting the Association application forms signed by all the members wishing to join the Association through the said branch and forwarding them to the Honorary General Secretary with the subscription for all members at the rate hereinafter fixed together with a letter from the Convener of the branch explaining the feasibility, viability and the necessity for the formation of the Branch. The Honorary General Secretary shall place the proposal together with all the application forms and other correspondence to the Central Council at its next meeting. The Central Council may by a resolution approved by a 2/3 majority vote of members present, approve of the formation of that particular branch which shall be communicated to the Convener of the Branch by the Honorary General Secretary. There shall not be more than one branch in a particular State.

The State Branches shall frame “Rules and byelaws” to conduct its activities, which should conform to the Constitution of IADVL. A set of “Model Rules and bylaws” for the state branches has been provided as guidelines in the IADVL Constitution in one of the annexures. The State branches shall be entitled to form local or regional units to disseminate their activity. These units will also follow the said guidelines.

Honorary General Secretary for information to the full Executive of the IADVL including the President, and if possible dissemination through Journal to all the members of IADVL of such activities in other branches. The State branches should always invite the National Executive (office bearers) of the IADVL at their Annual functions and other important functions with no financial liability.

Combined State Branch

The eligible members of adjoining states may form themselves into a combined branch which shall function administratively like a single State branch with the names of the combining states mentioned as prefix to the word branch.

Combined State Branches shall separate as Individual State Branches as soon as they become viable independently.

At present there are 24 branches of the Association viz. –


Bihar Jharkhand Pondicherry
Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh
Chhattisgarh Kerala Rajasthan
Central/AFDG Madhya Pradesh Tamilnadu
Delhi Maharashtra Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand
Gujarat Manipur West Bengal
Haryana North-East Telangana
Jammu & Kashmir Orissa Goa
Awards

DETAILS OF MEDALS, AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • Professor Dr. Ratan Singh Award Professor Dr. Ratan Singh has donated Rs.1, 00,000/- to start this new award from the annual interest earned out of this amount which is to be be given every year, on the inauguration day of the National Conference of IADVL, to a senior member of the Association for his/her contribution to the specialty as a teacher/researcher/dedicated service to the National Body.

  • Dr. B.V. Satyanarayan Memorial Award The family of Late Prof Dr. B.V. Satyanarayana has donated Rs.1,00,000/- to start this new award from the annual interest earned out of this amount for the best thesis in the IADVL Thesis competition every year.

  • Dr. P. B. Haribhakti Travel Fellowship The family of Late Prof Dr. B.V. Satyanarayana has donated Rs.1,00,000/- to start this new award from the annual interest earned out of this amount for the best thesis in the IADVL Thesis competition every year.
  • PROF. Dr. K. C. KANDHARI FOUNDATION AWARD The total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs.50, 000/- The award is given every year at the National Conference of the IADVL to the personality for his I her lifetime meritorious service / contribution to Dermatology, Venereology or Leprology, to bring prestige to the specialty by teaching, research or patient-care etc.

  • Dr. J. C. SHROFF MEMORIAL AWARD The total amount kept in F.D. is Rs. 15,000/- Any Dermatologist, Venereologist or Leprologist above the age of 58 years, whose experience in the field or specialization has been beneficial to the members of the specialty, be considered and awarded this Oration.

  • PROF. Dr. H. C. MOHANTI AWARD The total amount kept in a fixed deposit is Rs.25, 000/-. The award is given to a person for the best paper in Leprosy presented at the national conference.

  • M. G. M. MEDICAL COLLEGE PRIZE Total amount kept in F.D. is Rs.10, 000/- The prize is given to a person below 35 years of age, who is a member of IADVL for his/her Best paper presented at the National Conference of IADVL during the award paper session.

  • Dr. F. HANDA PRIZE The total amount kept in Fixed Deposit with Honorary General Secretary, IADVL, is Rs.50, 000/- The prize is given to a person below the age of 35 years, who is a member of lADVL for his/her best paper presented at the National Conference during the award paper session.

  • PROF. B. N. BANERJEE MEDAL The total amount donated is Rs. 10,000/- This medal is awarded to a person below the age of 35 years, who is a member of IADVL, for his/her original research paper, either presented in the award paper session at the time of National Conference or published in IJDVL during that year.

  • Dr. B. B. GOKHALE MEDAL The total amount donated is Rs. 10,000/- This medal is awarded to a person below the age of 35 years, who is a member of IADVL for his her paper presented during the National Conference during the award paper session.

  • PROF. K. SIDDAPPA MEDAL The total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs.10, 000/- The medal is awarded to a postgraduate, who is a member of IADVL for his/her best paper, giving preference to original research paper, presented in the award session at the time of National Conference.

  • PROF. D. K. GUPTA MEDALThe total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs. 10,000/- The medal is awarded to a Female Postgraduate, who is a member of IADVL for her best paper, giving preference to original research paper, presented in the award session at the time of National Conference.

  • Dr. MANU PATEL MEMORIAL PRIZETotal amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs.10, 000/- The prize is given to the Best Poster Presentation amongst the Posters displayed during the National Conference of Indian Association & Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists.

  • Dr. L. MARQUIS MEMENTO AWARDThe total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs.15, 000/- This award is given to a guest speaker at the National Conference of IADVL for best scientific speech.

  • Dr. BISHNUPRIYA DEBI AWARDThe total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs. 10,000/- The first author of the best paper published in IJDVL every year is entitled to get this award.

  • Mrs. INDUBALA MEMORIAL AWARDThe total amount kept in fixed deposit is Rs.15, 000/- For the best paper published in IJDVL during the year from January to December on the subject of Industrial or occupational Contact Dermatitis. If there are no such paper on industrial or occupational contact dermatitis then any good paper published on contact dermatitis can be selected.

  • Dr. L. N. SINHA MEMORIAL AWARDIt is to be awarded to a young Dermatologist below the age of 45 years. This is a lifetime achievement award and is to be given to a personality for his overall contribution and not only scientific achievements. The committee to select the recipient will comprise of the president and the secretary of the association along with the president elect for the next year. The award should be given in rotation on Zonal basis.

  • Dr. C. S. BHAVANI KUMAR MEMORIAL AWARDIt should be awarded to a Young Dermatologist below 45 yrs of age. It should be awarded to an exemplary paper presented on Dermatosurgery.

  • IADVL – GSK National Quiz ProgramThe IADVL – GSK National Quiz Program would be held during CUTICONs and DERMACON every year. The chairman of quiz commitee and its members should be nominated by the President, President – Elect and the Honorary General Secretary. This committee in turn would over see the conduct of IADVL quiz at state level during CUTICONs and of nationla level at DERMACON every year. Four teams would be selected by a screening test from all CUTICON Quiz winners, on CME day of DERMACON. Final National IADVL-GSK quiz to select the winner of Natinal quiz for that year from these four teams would be conducted on 2nd day of DERMACON. M/s. GSK will be facilitating the conduct of the Quiz programs at all levels, by sponsoring the logistics for the conduct of the same.
ONLINE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION SYSTEM (OMAS)

LIFE MEMBER [LM]

₹ 10,332/-

PROVISIONAL LIFE MEMBER [PLM]

₹ 10,332/-


ASSOCIATE MEMBER [AM]

₹ 10,332/-

PLM TO LM CONVERSION

Free


CHANGE OF STATE BRANCH

Free