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SYM S014 - What's Hot in Women's Dermatology

Open admission, no tuition or ticket.


Date: Saturday, August 18

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 304/306

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Boni E. Elewski, MD, FAAD


  • Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, FAAD
  • Seemal Desai, MD, FAAD
  • Vlada Groysman, MD, FAAD
  • Lauren C. Hughey, MD, FAAD
  • Mark Lebwohl, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD
  • Richard K. Scher, MD, FAAD

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

  • Manage melanoma vulvodynia and vulvar dermatoses in women. Recognize collagen vascular disease in women.
  • Effectively diagnose and treat women with skin pigmentation and nail disorders. Recognize pregnancy related dermatoses.
  • Diagnose and select the best management for women with female pattern alopecia.

Certain skin diseases occur more commonly in women. This symposium will focus on select skin disorders emphasizing diagnostic clues, therapeutic challenges, and treatment. Additionally, hair loss, nail disorders, pigmentation issues, melanoma, vulvar dermatoses and diseases of pregnancy will be highlighted. Finally, there will be a discussion on managing psoriasis in women and collagen vascular disease in women.


Saturday, August 18
2:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Elewski
2:05 PMMelanoma in Women: Special Concerns / Dr. Rigel
2:25 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Rigel
2:30 PMCollagen Vascular Disease in Women / Dr. Hughey
2:45 PMHow to Approach pigmentation disorders in Women / Dr. Desai
3:05 PMManagement of Acne during Pregnancy and Lactation / Dr. Baldwin
3:25 PMQuestions and Panel Discussion / Dr. Elewski, Dr. Desai, Dr. Hughey, and Dr. Baldwin
3:35 PMManagement of Vulvodynia and other Vulvar Dermatoses / Dr. Groysman
3:50 PMFemale Pattern Hair Loss: Diagnosis and Management / Dr. McMichael
4:10 PMNail Problems in Women of Superior Age / Dr. Scher
4:25 PMTreating psoriasis in Women: Special Concerns / Dr. Lebwohl
4:45 PMQuestions and Panel Discussion / Dr. Elewski, Dr. McMichael, Dr. Scher, Dr. Groysman, and Dr. Lebwohl