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SYM S008 - Acne, Rosacea and Other Common Dermatoses: Can We Do Better?

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Grand Ballroom West

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Joshua Zeichner, MD, FAAD


  • Andrew F. Alexis, MD, FAAD
  • Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, FAAD
  • Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD
  • Neal D. Bhatia, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • James Q. Del Rosso, DO - Handout
  • Bethanee Jean Schlosser, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Emil A. Tanghetti, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Summarize current information on pathophysiology of acne, rosacea, and other common skin disorders that is relevant clinically to improvements in diagnosis and treatment
  • Discuss modern day challenges in reaching patients with accurate education, access to dermatologic care, and effective treatment, including better tools to optimize patient education, access, and outcomes
  • Describe specific approaches to patient management that incorporate optimal therapeutic approaches correlated with specific clinical scenarios

Acne, rosacea, and other facial dermatoses are treated by dermatologists on a daily basis. Advances in our understanding of their pathophysiology translates to improvements in our treatment algorithms and patient outcomes. Education and patient-tailored approaches are also needed to optimally manage these dermatoses.


Friday, August 02
2:00 PMWhy and How I Use Doxycycline for Acne / Dr. Bhatia
2:15 PMWhy and How I Use Minocycline for Acne / Dr. Baldwin
2:30 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Bhatia and Dr. Baldwin
2:35 PMWhy and How I Use Medical Therapies for Rosacea / Dr. Del Rosso
2:50 PMWhy and How I Use Physical Modalities for Rosacea / Dr. Tanghetti
3:05 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Del Rosso and Dr. Tanghetti
3:10 PMWhy and How I Use Spironolactone & OCPs together for Adult Female Acne / Dr. Schlosser
3:20 PMWhy and How I Use Spironolactone alone for Adult Female Acne / Dr. Del Rosso
3:30 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Schlosser
3:35 PMWhat is New and Different About Treating Acne with Isotretinoin / Dr. Zeichner
3:50 PMWhat Is New and Different About Pediatric Patients with Acne / Dr. Zaenglein
4:05 PMWhat is New and Different in Patients with Fitzpatrick Skin Type IV-VI with Acne & Rosacea / Dr. Alexis
4:20 PMSkin Care in Acne & Rosacea: Does It Really Make A Difference in Clinical Outcomes? / Dr. Berson
4:35 PMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Zeichner, Dr. Zaenglein, Dr. Alexis, and Dr. Berson
4:40 PMEvaluating Results from Clinical Studies on Acne & Rosacea / Dr. Zeichner and Dr. Del Rosso