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Session Information

SYM S007 - Acne & Rosacea

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room B214/215

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD, FAAD


  • Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, FAAD
  • Valerie D. Callender, MD, FAAD
  • Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, FAAD
  • Gregor B.E. Jemec, MD
  • Jenny J. Kim, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, FAAD
  • Frank C. Powell, MD
  • Joshua Zeichner, MD, FAAD

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

  • Discuss the latest updates in the diagnosis and management of acne and rosacea
  • Formulate effective treatment plans for pediatric patients, skin of color patients and other specific populations affected by acne and rosacea
  • Discuss recent advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa

This session will provide attendees with updates regarding the treatment of acne and rosacea. The faculty will detail the management of acne and rosacea in special populations, including children, skin of color patients, and patients with contraindications to therapy. In addition, the latest research in the pathogenesis and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa will be discussed.


Friday, March 01
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Zaenglein
9:05 AMThe Role of Inflammation in Acne Pathogenesis / Dr. Kim
9:25 AMUpdate on the Pathogenesis of Rosacea / Dr. Powell
9:40 AMWhat's New in the Management of Rosacea / Dr. Kirby
9:55 AMUpdate on Isotretinoin / Dr. Baldwin
10:10 AMHidradenitis Suppurativa: What's New in Pathogenesis and Treatment? / Dr. Jemec
10:25 AMQuestions & Answers / All faculty
10:40 AMAcne Dogma: What Does the Data Show? / Dr. Zaenglein
10:55 AMTreating Acne in Select Populations / Dr. Zeichner
11:10 AMTreating Acne and Rosacea in Skin of Color / Dr. Callender
11:25 AMTreating Acne in Younger Children: An Overview of New Pediatric Acne Management Guidelines / Dr. Eichenfield
11:40 AMQuestions & Answers / All faculty