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Session Information

FRM F047 - Acne Boot Camp

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Palm Ballroom 3

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Joshua Zeichner, MD, FAAD


  • Jenny J. Kim, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Bethanee Jean Schlosser, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Jonathan S. Weiss, MD, FAAD
  • Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Identify new information on the pathogenesis of acne
  • Develop management plans to improve outcomes in treating acne patients

Acne vulgaris is one of the most common skin conditions treated by dermatologists. This session will review updated information on acne pathogenesis and provide practical tips in treating patients with oral and topical agents. Special populations, including adult women and pediatric patients, will be covered. The session will help attendees develop management plans with rational incorporation of medications and skin care and develop ways to promote adherence to optimize therapeutic outcomes.


Saturday, March 02
10:00 AMUpdates on Acne Pathogenesis / Dr. Kim
10:20 AMImproving Outcomes with Topical Medications / Dr. Zeichner
10:40 AMOral Antibiotics in Acne After All The Pros & Cons: So Now What? / Dr. Weiss
11:00 AMDiagnosing and treating pediatric acne / Dr. Zaenglein
11:20 AMAcne in the adult female / Dr. Schlosser