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Dermatology: State-of-the-Art Issues

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Conference ID

D6711

Purpose/Audience

This program is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals who are interested in an update on advances in the understanding and treatment of skin diseases.

Overall Objectives

Participants are saying
“All of the topics were excellent and very useful as a new dermatology nurse. I took away so much from all of the speakers.”
2019 attendee, in-person event

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new disease mechanisms.
  • Describe new treatments in skin diseases for patients.

Agenda

Aug. 20, 2021

  • 7 a.m. | Industry-Sponsored Symposium

Morning Moderator: Matthew Helm, MD

  • 8:30 a.m. | Welcome, Dermatology Grand Rounds and Discussion of Grand Rounds (health care professionals only)
  • 11 a.m. | Check In/Visit Exhibits
  • Noon | Check In for Afternoon Sessions

Afternoon Moderator: L. Claire Hollins, MD

  • 1 p.m. | What’s New in Acne?
    Diane Thiboutot, MD
  • 1:20 p.m. | Contact Dermatitis
    James Marks, MD
  • 1:40 p.m. | Cutaneous Manifestations of Lupus
    Matthew Helm, MD
  • 2 p.m. | Lessons Learned from Early Career in Mohs
    Cassandra Simonetta, MD
  • 2:20 p.m. | Dermoscopy 101
    Ami Greene, MD
  • 2:40 p.m. | Updates in Basal Cell Carcinoma
    Charlene Lam, MD, MPH
  • 3 p.m. | Afternoon Break/Exhibits
  • 3:40 p.m. | Psoriasis Update
    Katherine Hallock, MD
  • 4 p.m. | Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    Joslyn Sciacca Kirby, MD, MEd, MS
  • 4:20 p.m. | Advanced Practice Provider Updates
    Nicole Boyer, MSN, CRNP
  • 4:45 p.m. | Final Remarks/Adjournment

Aug. 21, 2021

  • 7 a.m. | Industry-Sponsored Symposium
  • 8:30 a.m. | Check In/Visit Exhibits

Morning Moderator: Katherine Hallock, MD

  • 9 a.m. | Keeping Patients Safe While on Immunomodulators
    Galen Foulke, MD
  • 9:20 a.m. | Skin of Color
    L. Claire Hollins, MD
  • 9:40 a.m. | Basic Science
    Ryan Hobbs, PhD
  • 10 a.m. | Updates in Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Todd Cartee, MD
  • 10:20 a.m. | Morning Break
  • 11 a.m. | Top Surgical Pearls for General Dermatology
    Kimberly Ken, MD
  • 11:20 a.m. | Updates in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
    Brian Green, DO
  • 11:40 a.m. | Contact Dermatitis Showdown
    Alexandra Flamm, MD
    James Marks, MD
  • Noon | Updates in Melanoma
    Bryan Anderson, MD
  • 12:20 p.m. | Rheumatology Dermatology Showdown
    Galen Foulke, MD
    Matthew Helm, MD
  • 12:45 p.m. | Final Remarks/Adjournment

Faculty

Invited Faculty

Galen Foulke, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.

Penn State Health Department of Dermatology

Bryan Anderson, MD
Professor of Dermatology and Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Department of Dermatology

Nicole Boyer, MSN, CRNP
Lead Advanced Practice Provider

Participants are saying
“Nice diversity of subjects. The presenters did a good job tailoring their talks to apply to primary care physicians as well as dermatologists.”
2019 attendee, in-person event

Todd Cartee, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Alexandra Flamm, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Brian Green, DO
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Ami Greene, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Katherine Hallock, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Matthew Helm, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Ryan Hobbs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Participants are saying
“Interesting and pertinent content. Great learning from the experts. Enjoyed the Grand Rounds review.”
2019 attendee, in-person event

L. Claire Hollins, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Kimberly Ken, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Charlene Lam, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Dermatology

James Marks, MD
Professor of Dermatology

Joslyn Sciacca Kirby, MD, MEd, MS
Associate Professor of Dermatology and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Dermatology

Cassandra Simonetta, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Diane Thiboutot, MD
Endowed Professor of Dermatology and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Dermatology

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fees

Participants are saying
“This program was amazing. I particularly enjoyed the grand rounds format including so many services that involve patient care: nursing, lab, pharmacy, pathology, providers, etc. Also a fantastic opportunity to put faces to names and network with peers.”
2019 attendee, in-person event
  • $150 for in-person attendance
  • $100 for internet live attendance

Fee includes cost of instruction and online handout materials.

Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have any questions or concerns please email us at ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Registrations received after Aug. 19, 2021, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Aug. 13, 2021, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Aug. 16, 2021.

Evaluation

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Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund any program registration fees paid but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Program registrants who are experiencing illness or have been exposed to anyone who is ill should contact the Continuing Education office before attending any in-person activities.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Participants who anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or who have questions about the physical access provided should contact the Continuing Education office at least one week in advance of participation or visit.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and Educational Balance)

It is Penn State policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to mitigate any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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