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U025 - Disparities in Dermatology

Saturday, February 17; 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Define health and healthcare disparities.
  • Recognize examples of health and healthcare disparities in dermatology and factors that contribute to disparities.
  • Identify methods to reduce disparities in dermatology.


This session will focus on defining health and healthcare disparities, reviewing the existing data that identify dermatologic disparities through disease or population-specific examples, and discussing potential causes of disparities and what can be done to eliminate them.


  • Takeshita, Junko, MD, PhD: Pfizer Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Taylor, Susan C., MD: Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); Allergan, Inc – A(H), Speaker/Faculty Education(NC); Avon Products, Inc. – C(H); Beiersdorf, Inc. – A(H), C(H), Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Croma-Pharma GmbH Austria – I(Grants/Research Funding); Eli Lilly and Company – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – A(H); Galderma Laboratories, LP – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); KGL Skin Study Center – Independent Contractor(S); Neostrata – C(H); Unilever – SP(H);
Saturday, February 17
7:30 AM
Dr. Takeshita / Health and Healthcare Disparities: Definitions and Examples in Dermatology
7:50 AM
Dr. Taylor / Addressing Disparities in Dermatology: Why They Exist and How to Eliminate Them
8:15 AM
All faculty / Question and Answer Session
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, February 17
  • Time
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location
    Room 6D
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Susan C. Taylor, MD, FAAD