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BAD history points to great future

New traditions are quickly formed these days, and so it came to pass that the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) conducted its 100th Annual Meeting remotely. It was no less captivating, however, as guest speakers prevailed over technology and the charity’s centenary was saluted in style.

Prof. Nick Levell began with a historical jaunt, reflecting that the BAD had emerged amid the carnage of World War I and – serendipitously – the Spanish flu pandemic. It was the brainchild of Archibald Gray, Editor of the British Journal of Dermatology, who dreamt of a modern organisation with a clear message – ‘healthy skin for all’.

Dermatology in practice 2020; 26(3): 20–20
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