Patients

The IPPF exists to improve the quality of life for all people affected by pemphigus and pemphigoid through early diagnosis and support. If you have been diagnosed with pemphigus or pemphigoid, you are not alone! We are here to help you. The following links will lead you to some of our most commonly requested information.

Peer Health Coaching

The IPPF’s Peer Health Coaches (PHC) are pemphigus and pemphigoid patients who help more than 1,000 patients and caregivers each year. These specially trained PHCs reduce patient anxiety and uncertainty while providing unbiased disease and treatment knowledge. The goal of our PHC program is to ensure we help every person who needs assistance in the shortest amount of time possible. Contact a coach today!

Connect with a coach

Find a Doctor

The IPPF maintains a map of medical and dental professionals who are experienced in treating pemphigus and pemphigoid patients. The purpose of this map is to provide patients with contact information for medical and/or dental professionals familiar with P/P.

Find a doctor

Patient Education Webinars

The IPPF offers Patient Education Series Webinars featuring leading pemphigus and pemphigoid physicians and scientists. These free webinars are a friendly and casual environment to learn more about specific disease topics.

We also maintain an archive of previous webinars.

View webinars

Support Groups

Support comes from all over. Often times, it is closer than you think. Find a local support group or get in touch with us to start your own.

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Publications

The Quarterly is the journal of the IPPF. You can find current and past issues here.

PemPress is the IPPF’s news blog. Stay up to date with the latest information related to pemphigus and pemphigoid.