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Session Information

SYM S009 - Consultative Dermatology for the Hospitalized Patient

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room B121/122

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH, FAAD


  • Jonathan Cotliar, MD, FAAD
  • Lindy Peta Fox, MD, FAAD
  • Mai Hoang, MD
  • Martin Charles Mihm, Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Daniel D. Miller, MD, FAAD
  • Julie V. Schaffer, MD, FAAD
  • Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD, FAAD

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

  • Identify and treat common and complex cutaneous conditions impacting the hospitalized patient
  • Recognize important histologic clues to secure complex diagnoses
  • Manage skin disease in the inpatient setting

The dermatologist is an important member of the team caring for hospitalized patients. Common problems and their uncommon manifestations will be discussed, and interesting and rare examples of serious skin conditions will be presented. The session will focus on cases highlighting the importance of clinicopathologic correlation, and valuable diagnostic pearls and therapeutic interventions will be reviewed. This session is geared toward dermatologists caring for inpatients, physicians treating complex patients presenting to the office, and dermatopathologists.