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SYM S019 - Clinical Issues in Medical Dermatology

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Saturday, March 22

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 2A

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Victoria P. Werth, MD, FAAD - Handout

Speakers:
  • Kimberly A. Bohjanen, MD, FAAD
  • Madeleine Duvic, MD, FAAD
  • Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Russell P. Hall, III, MD, FAAD
  • Joseph Merola, MD, MSc, FAAD
  • John Joseph Zone, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize important developments in complex medical dermatology.
  • Order appropriate monitoring and vaccinations in patients with complex medical dermatology.
  • Formulate therapeutic strategies to manage complex medical dermatology diseases, including CTCL, pemphigus, psoriasis, lupus, and dermatomyositis.

Description:
Clinical and translational research is expanding therapeutic options for our complex medical dermatology diseases. Successful clinical trials require collaborative efforts, validated disease severity tools, and scientific studies. New therapies and approaches to developing and evaluating these therapies in CTCL, psoriasis, and autoimmune skin diseases will be presented. The safe implementation and monitoring of new modes of treatment will be discussed, including the timing of vaccinations. New training and career pathways that are expanding the borders of medical dermatology will be presented.

References:

  • Zone JJ. Taking responsibility for complex medical dermatology patient management. Arch Dermatol 147:850, 2011.
  • Furda L, Duran-Nelson A, Bornsztein B. How combined internal medicine-dermatology residency programs can improve patient and population health. Acad Med. 2011 Nov;86(11):e3.
  • Chang AY, Werth VP. Treatment of cutaneous lupus. Curr Rheumatol Rep.13:300-7, 2011.

Schedule:

Saturday, March 22
9:00 AMIncreasingly Complex Medical Dermatology / Dr. Zone
9:15 AMNew Pathways in Medical Dermatology / Dr. Bohjanen
9:30 AMThe Value of Dermatology-oncology Collaborations/Advances in CTCL / Dr. Duvic
10:00 AMAdvances in Autoimmune Blistering Diseases / Dr. Hall
10:30 AMUpdate in Monitoring and Vaccinations in Patients Requiring Systemic Immunomodulation / Dr. Merola
11:00 AMNew Developments in Psoriasis at the Dermatology-Rheumatology Interface / Dr. Gottlieb
11:30 AMClinical Issues in Lupus and Dermatomyositis / Dr. Werth