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Session Information

CRS C022 - Infectious Diseases

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room D231/232

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ronald P. Rapini, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Carolyn A. Bangert, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Francisco G. Bravo, MD
  • Nooshin Ketabchi Brinster, MD, FAAD
  • Ana M. Ciurea, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • George W. Elgart, MD, FAAD
  • Tammie C. Ferringer, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Gary Goldenberg, MD, FAAD
  • Whitney A. High, MD, FAAD
  • Carrie L. Kovarik, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Arjen F. Nikkels, MD, PhD - Handout
  • Theodore Rosen, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, FAAD
  • Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Richard C Wang, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Diagnose and treat skin infections appropriately.
  • Differentiate skin infections from mimics of infection.
  • Recognize the importance of emerging infectious agents.

This session provides an update on infectious diseases that affect the skin, including diagnosis and treatment pearls. The course is designed as a comprehensive update for the practicing dermatologist as well as for residents.


  • Cutaneous simulants of infectious disease. Int J Dermatol 2011 Sep;50(9):1043-57
  • Infectious skin diseases: a review and needs assessment. Dermatol Clin 2012 Jan;30(1):141-51, ix-x
  • Cutaneous infestations and infections. Adolesc Med State Art Rev 2011 Apr;22(1):129-45, ix


Monday, March 04
9:00 AMBarnyard zoonoses / Dr. Ferringer
9:25 AMSpirochetes / Dr. Brinster
9:50 AMSTDs other than syphilis / Dr. High
10:15 AMGram negative infections / Dr. Goldenberg
10:40 AMHerpes zoster / Dr. Nikkels
11:00 AMVaccines to Prevent Infectious Diseases / Dr. Tyring
11:25 AMOther viral diseases / Dr. Wang
11:50 AMQuestions and Answers / All faculty
2:00 PMHIV-related skin disease / Dr. Kovarik
2:25 PMInfections related to Biologic Therapy / Dr. Bangert
2:45 PMDeep fungal diseases / Dr. Elgart
3:10 PMInfectious diseases in Peru / Dr. Bravo
3:35 PMDermatologic Threats from Exotic Pets / Dr. Rosen
4:00 PMMimickers of infectious diseases / Dr. Ciurea
4:25 PMLeishmaniasis / Dr. Tomecki
4:50 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty