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Session Information

FRM F078 - Journal Watching

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, March 03

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room A104/105

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Kenneth Yee Tsai, MD, FAAD


  • Murad Alam, MD, FAAD
  • Jeffrey Phillip Callen, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mary Wu Chang, MD, FAAD
  • Mark V. Dahl, MD, FAAD
  • Craig A. Elmets, MD, FAAD
  • M. Angelica Selim, MD
  • Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, FAAD

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

  • Assess the most important recent clinical and scientific literature of dermatologic significance.
  • Critically analyze flaws in papers and determine their significance.
  • Apply newly gained knowledge to improve patient care.

The critical skills for evaluating the current literature will be discussed by members of the Journal Watch Dermatology editorial board. This group follows over 50 journals, summarizing key points weekly online and monthly in print. The discussions will emphasize recently published articles. Members will present, analyze, and critically evaluate the most important articles in their special area of interest over the past year.


Sunday, March 03
1:00 PMAdvances in Pediatric Dermatology / Dr. Chang
1:15 PMPhotomedicine and Vitamin D / Dr. Elmets
1:30 PMJournal Watching for Medical Dermatology and Medical Therapeutics / Dr. Callen
1:45 PMDermatopathology Update / Dr. Selim
2:00 PMNotes from an Inflammatory Dermatologist / Dr. Dahl
2:15 PMUpdate on Melanoma / Dr. Tsao
2:30 PMDermatologic Surgery / Dr. Alam
2:45 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Tsai