Social Media Statement

University of Wisconsin Department of Dermatology Social Media Statement

The University of Wisconsin Department of Dermatology social media accounts (Instagram and Facebook) are dedicated to communication from and/or about UW Dermatology. They are produced and maintained by UW Dermatology staff, faculty and learners. Links to content or other Internet sites, comments, or posts submitted by users do not reflect the views of Dermatology nor should they be construed as an endorsement of the organizations, entities, views or content contained therein. UW Dermatology is not responsible for the content of those external web sites.

While UW Dermatology aims to review content posted to social media sites, it shall have the right to remove or hide comments for reasons including but not limited to, content or audience conduct at virtual events that it deems as harassing, threatening, profane, obscene, a violation of intellectual property rights or privacy laws, off-topic, commercial or promotion of organizations or programs not related to or affiliated with the department, or otherwise injurious or illegal. Users are fully responsible for the content they load on any of UW Dermatology social media sites.

By submitting content to any of UW Dermatology’s social media sites, users understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and that UW Dermatology may use this information for internal and external promotional purposes. Please note that other participants may use posted information beyond the control of UW Dermatology. Users who do not wish to have the information they have made available via these sites used, published, copied and/or reprinted, should not post on the social media sites.

Reference UWSMPH Policy SMPH-1010:


If you have any questions about this statement, the practices of this site or your experiences with this site, please contact us at:
The Department of Dermatology
One South Park St, 7th Floor
Madison, WI 53715
Fax: 608-287-2676