Mission Statement


The International Eczema Council (IEC) brings together dermatology experts on atopic dermatitis to attain the following goals:

  • Identify and prioritize unmet needs for research related to atopic dermatitis.
  • Facilitate atopic dermatitis research that addresses these needs through coordinative activities and infrastructure support.
  • Disseminate evidence-based information about atopic dermatitis and its optimal management to health care professionals and the public through direct communication and in conjunction with other organizations.
  • Promote good practices in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis worldwide.
  • Collaborate with physicians, scientists, and stakeholder organizations worldwide toward fulfilling the IEC’s goals.