Schedule and faculty



7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.

Jeffrey P. Callen, MD - Introduction

8:10 a.m. Jean L. Bolognia, MD - The concept of signature nevi
8:30 a.m. David Eric Cohen, MD - Historical breakthroughs in our understanding of Contact Dermatitis
8:50 a.m. Neil H. Shear, MD - Drug safety is a process. Not a question
9:10 a.m. Ilona J. Frieden, MD - Defining PHACE syndrome: A 25 year journey with some lessons learned
9:30 a.m. June K. Robinson, MD - Partner Assisted Skin Self- Examination: detecting melanoma in difficult to see areas of the body
9:50 a.m. Darrell S. Rigel, MD - How and/or why did he develop the ABCDs of melanoma and are they applicable today
10:10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Stephen I. Katz, MD - Twists and turns on the road to ....success
10:50 a.m. Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD - From Skin Grafts to Skin Cancer Disparities: Excellence over Assignment
11:10 a.m. Suzanne Olbricht, MD - Life is what happens when you are making other plans
11:30 a.m. Julie V. Schaffer, MD - Empowered by pathways - a new perspective on genetic skin disease
11:50 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Lunch Program- proudly sponsored by LEO Pharma, Inc.

1:30 p.m. Misha Rosenbach, MD - Spacetime and skin diseases: thinking in 4 dimensions
1:50 p.m. Ronald L. Moy, MD - Confessions of a Beverly Hills Dermatologist
2:10 p.m. Daniel M. Siegel, MD - Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Life I Learned at the RUC
2:30 p.m. Luis A. Diaz, MD - Clinician's footprints on the paths of PV, PF, and BP
2:50 p.m. Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD - Early patients with rheumatologic / dermatologic issues that influenced by career path
3:10 p.m.


3:30 p.m. William Howard Eaglstein, MD - ‚ÄčThe importance and the Puzzle od Edges
3:50 p.m. Dirk Michael Elston, MD - Break the liver biopsy habit
4:10 p.m. John Joseph Zone, MD - IgA: How I became obsessed
4:30 p.m. Jeffrey P. Callen, MD - My approach to patients with recalcitrant dermatoses
4:50 p.m. Jeffrey P. Callen, MD - Wrap up


Course Director:              
Jeffrey Phillip Callen, MD, FAAD
Professor of Dermatology
Division of Dermatology,
University of Louisville,  School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Invited Faculty:
Jean L. Bolognia, MD, FAAD
Professor of Dermatology
Yale University 
New Haven, CT 

David Eric Cohen, MD, FAAD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY

Luis A. Diaz, MD, FAAD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology 
University of North Carolina 
Chapel Hill, NC

William Howard Eaglstein, MD, FAAD
Emeritus Chairman
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Dirk Michael Elston, MD, FAAD
Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology
New York, NY

Ilona J. Frieden, MD, FAAD
Professor, Pediatric Dermatology
University of California 
San Francisco, CA

Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, FAAD
Professor, Clinical Dermatology 
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, FAAD
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health 
Bethesda, MD

Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD, FAAD
Vice Chair and Stiefel Professor, Dermatology  
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Ronald L. Moy, MD, FAAD
Professor, Division of Dermatology 
University of California, Los Angeles 
Beverly Hills, CA

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, FAAD
Chief of Dermatology, Lahey Hospital 
Associate Professor of Dermatology, Harvard University  
Boston, MA

Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD
Clinical Professor, Dermatology  
New York University Medical Center
New York, NY

June K. Robinson, MD, FAAD
Research Professor, Dermatology  
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine 
Chicago, IL

Misha Rosenbach, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology and Internal Medicine  
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Julie V. Schaffer, MD, FAAD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Pediatrics  
New York University 
New York, NY

Neil H. Shear, MD, FAAD
Professor and Chief, Department of Dermatology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Daniel M. Siegel, MD, MS, FAAD
Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology  
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY

John Joseph Zone, MD, FAAD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology 
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT




Course faculty is subject to change as the Academy strives to provide the best quality educational experience.