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Session Information

FOC U017 - Skin and Gut: Epithelium, Inflammation, and Interaction

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Rendezvous Trianon

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Anna Haemel, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Identify cutaneous markers of gastrointestinal diseases and initiate an appropriate workup
  • Discuss what medications for acne and other skin disease are safe to prescribe for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
  • Identify and treat the skin diseases associated with TNF inhibitor therapy for inflammatory bowel disease

We will take a practical approach to the crosstalk between diseases of skin and gut. A series of patient cases and photos will be used to exemplify the skin signs of gastrointestinal disease. High yield diagnostic and treatment pearls will be reviewed.