Philippine Association of Primary Skin Health Physicians, Inc. (PAPSHPI) started in 2003. Since then, it has evolved from 17 to about 350 members who are trained and board-certified skin health physicians under the tutelage of the esteemed faculty of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. (MSHTFI) led by Dr. Grace M. Lopez. Through the loyalty and support of each member, PAPSHPI has been recognized as an affiliate society of the Philippine Medical Association. PAPSHPI is committed to provide skin health for all patients by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the primary & aesthetic skin health physicians in responding to the challenges that are encountered in practice. Guided by its mission and vision, local and international partnerships have been formed with the Department of Microbiology, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila; World Society of Interdisciplinary Anti-aging Medicine (WOSIAM), EuroMediCom, National Skin Centre, Singapore and the Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL).