Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you will have the option to attend live Sacramento, California, or virtually from the comfort of your home. In either case, you will have the opportunity to attend sessions and panels, participate in the live Q&A with speakers, explore the exhibit hall, and engage with like-minded colleagues throughout the three-day event.


Click here to learn more about the virtual experience.

At LearnSkin, our highest priority is the safety and well-being of our integrative community. We are closely monitoring CDC recommendations and working with the Integrative Dermatology Symposium event venue to adhere to government requirements. We are requiring the use of masks and social distancing measures are in place. Hand sanitizers and masks will be available to everyone on-site.

Click here to learn more about the in-person experience. 

October in Sacramento, California, is another warm autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 54.1°F (12.3°C) and an average high of 76.8°F (24.9°C).
Yes! We are offering two opportunities for networking and fun for our in-person attendees during IDS this October. We hope you’ll join!
Networking Reception
Friday, October 22, 2021 – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Join us for a special cocktail hour to celebrate the first evening back together again. Enjoy hosted beverages and light hors d’oeuvres in the Grand Nave Foyer.
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
IDS Evening Reception
Saturday, October 23, 2021 – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
In-person attendees are invited to a special event on Saturday night to experience dinnertizers, drinks, laughter, and music while immersed in an unparalleled collection of restored locomotives and train cars.
All aboard the Integrative Dermatology Express.
Next stop, the future of medicine!
CA State Railroad Museum
125 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Casual attire is welcome. Roundtrip transportation included.

Yes, the Integrative Dermatology Symposium is pending approval for 12.​0 credits of continuing medical education (CME).

We encourage all attendees to join us for each lecture at their scheduled time to participate in the lecture-discussion and live Q&A. The recordings will be available on LearnSkin following IDS for you to access, at your convenience, for up to one year as part of your registration (no additional cost).

Six one-hour workshops are available to choose from for those joining us in person in Sacramento, California. There are three to choose from on Saturday, October 23, 2021, and three to choose from on Sunday, October 24, 2021.


Space is limited for each. Save your seat today!

Questions can be submitted in the chat feature throughout the lecture and presented to the speaker at the conclusion of the lecture. We highly encourage attending the scheduled lectures live, so you can chat with fellow attendees and ask questions.

Yes! We believe building community is an integral component of the IDS experience. As such, we have designed a myriad of options available to all of our attendees to chat, network, meet on the virtual platform, or engage in lectures together. We hope you will meet colleagues across different medical specialties around the world to broaden your network and advance patient care together.

Please submit your research abstract by August 30, 2021.

Click HERE to apply.

The agenda has been filled for 2021. Speaker applications for IDS 2022 will open on our website beginning in October 2021. Please check back then to apply!

Call for Student and Resident Ambassadors will open on our website beginning in October 2021. Please check back then to apply!

The Integrative Dermatology Symposium (IDS) welcomes ambassadors across the globe each year to lead the IDS outreach at their school. We work with medical students and residents, who enjoy taking a scientific approach and have a passion for skin health and integrative medicine, to bring awareness and establish partnerships between their campus and IDS.

No refunds will be given for cancellation.

Please be advised that any companies contacting you or your organization falsely claiming to be a part of the Integrative Dermatology Symposium and attempting to sell you IDS registration information are not associated with LearnSkin or the Integrative Dermatology Symposium. We are not affiliated with these spam accounts and have not shared our registration with any third-party companies. Please do not interact with any email that is not directly associated with LearnSkin. All communications regarding registration information and event details will come directly from an @learnskin associated email address. Please direct any inquiries to our main email for communication: events@learnskin.com.