Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology

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Explore the latest techniques, best practices, and ways to minimize risk with cosmetic procedures at the Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology.

This 2-day course is designed to provide practical cosmetic dermatology information geared towards dermatology residents and fellows in training, and covers hot topics such as:

  • Use of fillers and neuromodulators (including adverse effects)
  • Liposuction
  • Hair transplantation
  • Lasers
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Treatment of scars

Live patient demonstrations of cosmetic techniques will also be included!


Explore this course

  • Course information

    Course description

    Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology is designed to provide practical cosmetic dermatology information to residents and fellows in dermatology training programs. Topics include use of fillers and neuromodulators, including adverse effects, liposuction, hair transplantation, lasers, cosmeceuticals, and treatment of scars. The course will also include the ever popular live patient demonstrations of cosmetic techniques.

    Target audience

    This course is designed for dermatology residents and fellows, who are AAD Graduate Members, in need of training in cosmetic dermatology beyond what is available in residency training programs.

    Learning objectives

    After participation in the course, learners should be able to:

    1. Assess the benefits and risks of performing procedures commonly used in cosmetic dermatology according to a patient’s clinical situation.
    2. Describe the risks of each cosmetic procedure and methods to minimize such risks.
    3. Perform procedures commonly used in cosmetic dermatology, including botulinum toxin injections, laser surgery, fillers, chemical peels, dermabrasion, and liposuction.
    4. Educate patients on appropriate skin care associated with cosmetic dermatology procedures.


    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Schedule and faculty

    Schedule and faculty

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time Event
    Faculty
    7:30 a.m.
    Registration and breakfast

    8:15 a.m.
    Welcome and introduction
    Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD
    Jeffrey T.S. Hsu, MD, FAAD
    8:30 a.m.
    Beauty and aging
    Vince Bertucci, MD, FAAD
    9:00 a.m.
    Sclerotherapy
    Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD
    9:30 a.m.
    Fillers: HAs
    Vince Bertucci, MD, FAAD
    10:00 a.m.
    Filler complications
    Kevin S. Pinski, MD, FAAD
    10:20 a.m.
    Break
     
    10:30 a.m.
    Botulinum toxins
    Suzan Obagi, MD, FAAD
    11:15 a.m.
    Combination fillers and toxins
    Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, FAAD
    12:00 p.m.
    Lunch
     
    1:00 p.m.
    Blepharoplasty
    Steven M. Rotter, MD, FAAD
    1:30 p.m.
    Hair transplantation
    Marc R. Avram, MD, FAAD
    2:00 p.m.
    Fillers: Non HAs
    Carolyn I. Jacob, MD, FAAD
    2:30 p.m.
    Break

    2:45 p.m.
    Live patient demonstration -
    Upper face rejuvenation: Forehead and Glabella
    Rachel B. Pritzker, MD, FAAD
    Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, FAAD
    3:00 p.m.
    Live patient demonstration -
    Eyes/tear trough
    Carolyn I. Jacob, MD, FAAD
    Steven M. Rotter, MD, FAAD
    3:15 p.m.
    Live patient demonstration -
    Volumizing the mid-face
    Carolyn I. Jacob, MD, FAAD
    Daniel P. Friedmann, MD, FAAD
    3:30 p.m.
    Live patient demonstration -
    Lip enhancement
    Kevin S. Pinski, MD, FAAD
    Vince Bertucci, MD, FAAD
    4:00 p.m. Q&A All faculty
    4:15 p.m. Live patient demonstration -
    Neck and lower face rejuvenation
    Rachel B. Pritzker, MD, FAAD
    Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, FAAD
    4:30 p.m. Live patient demonstration -
    Hand rejuvenation
    Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD
    Jeffrey T.S. Hsu, MD, FAAD
    4:45 p.m.
    Live patient demonstration -
    Filling the temple
    Murad Alam, MD, FAAD
    Daniel P. Friedmann, MD, FAAD
    5:00 p.m. Q&A All faculty
    5:30 p.m. Conclusion Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD
    Jeffrey T.S. Hsu, MD, FAAD
    6:30 p.m. Reception  

    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Time
    Event Faculty
    7:30 a.m.
    Registration and breakfast
     
    8:15 a.m.
    Cosmeceuticals Susan Obagi, MD, FAAD
    9:00 a.m.
    Laser hair removal
    Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
    9:15 a.m.
    Vascular lasers
    E. Victor Ross, Jr., MD, FAAD
    9:45 a.m.
    Pigmented lesion lasers
    E. Victor Ross, Jr., MD, FAAD
    10:15 a.m.
    Break  
    10:30 a.m.
    Resurfacing lasers
    (ablative and non-ablative)
    H. Ray Jalian, MD
    11:00 a.m.
    Skin tightening and RF devices
    Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
    11:30 a.m.
    Chemical peeling
    Zakia Rahman, MD, FAAD
    12:00 p.m.
    Lunch  
    1:00 p.m.
    Body contouring devices
    Daniel P. Friedmann, MD, FAAD
    1:45 p.m.
    Aesthetic photodynamic therapy
    H. Ray Jalian, MD
    2:00 p.m.
    Liposuction Daniel P. Friedmann, MD, FAAD
    2:30 p.m.
    Break  
    2:45 p.m.
    Treatment of scars and cellulite
    Zakia Rahman, MD, FAAD
    3:15 p.m. Q&A
    All faculty
    4:30 p.m.
    Conclusion Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD
    Jeffrey T.S. Hsu, MD, FAAD

    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Registration

    Registration will begin on July 25, 2018 at 12 p.m. noon (CT) and will close when the course sells out or October 3, 2018, whichever comes first. Please note, this course has very limited availability.

    Must be an AAD graduate member to register, AAD website login is required.

    Registration fee

    Cost for the course is $125. Please be sure to secure your time off prior to registering; cancellations will result in a $50 cancellation fee, regardless of reason.

    Cancellation policies

    Registration cancellation must be sent via email to the AAD registration office at registration@aad.org by October 3, 2018. A $50 processing fee will apply for all cancellations. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after this date and time.

    Persons with disabilities

    The American Academy of Dermatology provides services for persons with disabilities. If special arrangements are required for you to attend this course, please notify the Academy’s Meetings Department at registration@aad.org.


     

    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Housing and travel

    Housing

    The Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology course will be held at the Hilton Rosemont. Housing will be at the expense of the registrants and will not be covered by the AAD.

    Hilton Rosemont
    5550 N. River Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018

    Room reservations: (888) 452-6943
    Main: (847) 678-4488

    When booking, mention the American Academy of Dermatology / Essentials of Cosmetics course

    Room rate is $129 per night, plus taxes (currently 14%). This rate is good until September 27, 2018 or until the AAD block is sold out, whichever comes first.

    Travel

    The course will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Please see the course schedule when making your travel arrangements. Travel costs will be at the expense of the registrants and will not be covered by the AAD.


    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org