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FRM F132 - Medical Dermatology Meets Population Science: Cutting-Edge Research Translated into Practical Pearls and Management Tips

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Palm Ballroom 4

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH, FAAD


  • Jennifer Y. Lin, MD, FAAD
  • David J. Margolis, MD, FAAD
  • Joseph Merola, MD, MSc, FAAD
  • Chrysalyne Delling Schmults, MD, FAAD

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

  • Describe recent developments and insights from clinical research in the management of patients with inflammatory skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis, rheumatic and collagen vascular disease
  • Outline discoveries in clinical research pertaining to the management of patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Identify the dermatologist's role in management of patients with multi-system disease

The attendees will hear from five speakers covering three topics in inflammatory dermatoses and two talks on cutaneous oncology. Speakers will discuss the latest clinical and population science research in all areas and draw practical pearls and management tips from data presented. All clinical research presented at this forum must have been published in peer-reviewed journals within the last two years.


Monday, March 04
3:30 PMThe persistence of atopic dermatitis and filaggrin loss of function mutations – Practical relevance to patient care / Dr. Margolis
3:50 PMManaging skin manifestations of rheumatologic and gastrointestinal disease – New insights, silver bullets and old tricks / Dr. Qureshi
4:15 PMManaging connective tissue diseases in the dermatology clinic – New considerations / Dr. Merola
4:40 PMMelanoma and pigmented lesion patients in the era of molecular medicine – The dermatologist’s role / Dr. Lin
5:05 PMNon-melanoma skin cancer update – medical and surgical advances / Dr. Schmults