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Session Information

CRS C023 - Internal Medicine

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room C223/224

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Marta J. Petersen, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Julide Tok Celebi, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Edward W. Cowen, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mark D.P. Davis, MD, FAAD
  • Karynne O. Duncan, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Joseph C. English, III, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lindy Peta Fox, MD, FAAD
  • Paul Martin, MD
  • Arturo P. Saavedra, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Paul Ira Schneiderman, MD, FAAD
  • Kathryn Schwarzenberger, MD, FAAD
  • Richard D. Sontheimer, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Utilize appropriate serologic testing for autoimmune connective tissue disease
  • Recognize infusion reactions due to therapies used by dermatologists
  • Diagnose neurologic and musculoskeletal disorders causing dysesthesias

This course is directed at practicing dermatologists and dermatology trainees, and will include skin findings related to systemic disease including hematologic and pulmonary disease, facial papules and leg ulcers related to systemic diseases. Infusion reactions pertinent to the practicing dermatologist and chronic graft-vs.-host disease will be discussed. Challenging consultative dermatologic cases and an overview of serologic testing for autoimmune connective tissue disorders will be covered. Dr. Martin, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Hepatology at the University of Miami, will provide an update on hepatitis C.


Monday, March 04
9:00 AMWelcome and Introduction / Dr. Petersen
9:05 AMHepatitis C - 2013 / Dr. Martin
9:45 AMInfusion Reactions Pertinent to Dermatologists / Dr. Saavedra-Lauzon
10:15 AMChronic GVHD - What the Dermatologist Needs to Know / Dr. Cowen
10:45 AMCutaneous manifestations of hematologic disorders / Dr. Fox
11:15 AMSerologic Testing for Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease - 2013 / Dr. Sontheimer
2:00 PMPearls and Pitfalls in Consultative Dermatology at the Hospital / Dr. Davis
2:30 PMThe Skin-Lung Connection: What is New / Dr. Duncan
3:00 PMFacial Papules-Risk for Internal Malignancies / Dr. Celebi
3:30 PMSkin Dysesthesia and Musculoskeletal/Neurologic Disorders / Dr. English
4:00 PMUpdate on Vasculopathies / Dr. Schwarzenberger
4:30 PMWe are the 5% - Leg Ulcers Beyond Venous/Arterial/Neuropathic / Dr. Petersen