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Skin of Color

This guide contains resources for diagnosing dermatological and other conditions in people with skin of color.


There are many databases which have content relevant to skin of color. 

For dermatology books, ClinicalKey and AccessMedicine are good places to look. 

Journals with Skin of Color Focus


Selected Journal Articles

The Skin of Colour Resource is curated by the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology (CEBD) and "provide[s] health care professionals with regularly updated, comprehensive evidence based information in the form of systematic reviews, review articles, guidelines and patient information leaflets, complemented where possible by good quality clinical images kindly supplied by DermNet NZ." 

Topics include but are not limited to: 

Project IMPACT, via VisualDx, maintains resource lists (which include journal articles) organized the following topics: 

  • Healthcare Disparities in People of Color
  • Skin Cancer in People of Color
  • Representation in Education & Resources
  • Skin of Color Dermatology