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Session Information

SYM S010 - Hot Topics

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom 2/3

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: David Eric Cohen, MD, FAAD

  • Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD
  • Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Elizabeth K. Hale, MD, FAAD
  • Allan C. Halpern, MD, FAAD
  • Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Eric Lawrence Simpson, MD, FAAD
  • Bruce Elliot Strober, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Ken Washenik, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Guy F. Webster, MD, PhD, FAAD

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

  • Identify new and emerging treatments for a wide variety of skin diseases and cosmetic conditions.
  • Discuss the mechanisms of action of future Dermatologic therapies
  • Examine the safety and efficacy of new and emerging Dermatological therapies.

This symposium will review new and emerging therapies for the treatment of the broad breadth of dermatological diseases and aesthetic challenges in clinical practice. This conference will provide a large repository of information for the most cutting edge treatments that have recently become available or will likely become part of the therapeutic armamentarium in the future.


Friday, March 21
2:00 PMIntroduction to Hot Topics and Contact Dermatitis / Dr. Cohen
2:10 PMMelanoma and Non-melanoma skin cancer / Dr. Halpern
2:25 PMAesthetics: Fillers and Toxins / Dr. Hale
2:40 PMAcne and Rosacea / Dr. Webster
2:55 PMHealth Care Reform / Dr. Coldiron
3:15 PMHair and Scalp disorders / Dr. Washenik
3:30 PMSunscreens / Lim
3:45 PMAtopic Dermatitis / Dr. Simpson
4:00 PMAesthetics: Lasers and Devices / Dr. Alexiades-Armenakas
4:15 PMPsoriasis / Dr. Strober
4:30 PMCosmeceuticals / Dr. Draelos
4:40 PMQuestions and comments / All faculty