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Session Information

SYM S008 - Therapeutic Hotline

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom 4

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Boni E. Elewski, MD, FAAD

  • Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, FAAD
  • Jean L. Bolognia, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Seemal Desai, MD, FAAD
  • Mark Lebwohl, MD, FAAD
  • David Michael Pariser, MD, FAAD
  • Frank C. Powell, MD
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Theodore Rosen, MD, FAAD

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

  • Utilize new therapeutics in treating patients with psoriasis, actinic keratoses, acne, rosacea, onychomycosis, hyperhidrosis and dyspigmentation.
  • Identify and distinguish differences in sunscreens and select the best sunscreen for each patient.
  • List new therapeutics for melanoma patients and recognize situations when they are required.

This session will review new and emerging therapeutics for patients with psoriasis, melanoma, actinic keratoses, acne, rosacea, dyspigmentation, hyperhidrosis and onychomycosis. Additionally, there will be a discussion of appropriate usage of older therapeutics for these common skin diseases. There will also be a discussion on sunscreens, and selecting the best photoprotection for UVA and UVB coverage.


Friday, March 21
2:00 PMWelcome and Introduction / Dr. Elewski
2:03 PMRosacea Therapeutics / Dr. Powell
2:20 PMMelanoma Therapeutics / Dr. Bolognia
2:40 PMActinic Keratosis Therapeutics / Dr. Rosen
3:00 PMSunscreen Therapeutics / Dr. Rigel
3:20 PMPanel: Questions and Discussion / Dr. Elewski, Dr. Bolognia, Dr. Rosen, Dr. Rigel, and Dr. Powell
3:35 PMOnychomycosis Therapeutics / Dr. Elewski
3:50 PMAcne Therapeutics / Dr. Baldwin
4:05 PMDyspigmentation Therapeutics / Dr. Desai
4:20 PMSweat Therapeutics / Dr. Pariser
4:35 PMNew and emerging psoriasis therapeutics / Dr. Lebwohl
4:50 PMPanel: Questions and Discussion / Dr. Elewski, Dr. Lebwohl, Dr. Baldwin, Desai, and Dr. Pariser