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FRM F025 - Case-Based Controversies: Medical

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.


Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 309

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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


  • Elizabeth A. Buzney, MD, FAAD
  • Keri S. Chaney, MD, FAAD
  • Kathie Pei Huang, MD, FAAD
  • Adam D. Lipworth, MD, FAAD
  • Tina Rakkhit Nandi, MD, FAAD
  • Manisha Thakuria, MD, FAAD

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

  • Describe controversies in diagnosis of selected dermatologic conditions.
  • Discuss controversies in the management of selected dermatologic conditions.



Sunday, August 19
10:00 AMPrescribing phototherapy for patients with positive ANA: Can it be done? / Dr. Buzney
10:15 AMShould every patient with hand dermatitis undergo extensive patch testing? / Dr. Chaney
10:30 AMNew onset rash in a young lady on anti-TNF therapy for Crohn’s disease: What could you do next? / Dr. Qureshi
10:45 AMYoung man with alopecia areata – would you perform a systemic work-up or just treat the alopecia? / Dr. Huang
11:00 AMPemphigus vulgaris patients on chronic immunosuppression: When is antibiotic prophylaxis necessary? / Dr. Nandi
11:15 AMA previously healthy patient presents to your clinic with cellulitis. Should your initial choice of antibiotic cover MRSA? / Dr. Lipworth
11:30 AMCase-based evaluation of myths in Merkel cell carcinoma / Dr. Thakuria
11:45 AMAtopic dermatitis in the pediatric patient – when are topical calcineurin inhibitors safe to use? / Dr. Tan