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S011 - Common, Challenging and Controversial Short Topics in Patient Management

Friday, February 16; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Manage common yet challenging issues in medical and procedural dermatology
  • Identify key perspectives in current and controversial management topics in medical and procedural dermatology


Be a part of this high-yield learning experience in this engaging symposium on common, challenging, and controversial short topics in patient management. Master clinicians from medical and procedural dermatology will speak on a variety of topics affecting adult and pediatric populations. For example, we will discuss topics that include atopic dermatitis, skin cancers, cosmetic dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and psoriasis. This activity has been approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for up to 30 MOC Component 2 Self-Assessment points. For more information about MOC, please visit the ABD website at


  • Armstrong, April W., MD, MPH: AbbVie – A(H), C(H), Data Safety Monitoring Board(H), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); Amgen – A(H); Boehringer Ingelheim – Data Safety Monitoring Board(H); Bristol-Myers Squibb – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Celgene – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Demira – I(Grants/Research Funding); Dermavant Sciences – C(H); Eli Lilly and Company – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); Genentech, Inc. – C(H); Genzyme Corporation – C(H); GlaxoSmithKline – C(H); Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc – C(H), SP(H); Janssen-Ortho Inc. – A(H), C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Leo Pharma Inc – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Menlo Therapeutics – C(H); Merck & Co., Inc – A(H); Modernizing Medicine – C(H); NIH – I(Grants/Research Funding); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – A(H), C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Ortho Dermatologics – C(H); Parexel – Data Safety Monitoring Board(H); Pfizer Inc. – A(H), C(H); Regeneron – C(H), I(NC); Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – SP(H); Sanofi – I(NC), SP(H); Science 37, Inc. – C(H); UCB – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC – C(H);
  • Luu, Minnelly, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Rahman, Zakia, MD: Cutera, Inc. – C(OB); Lumenis – C(OB); Solta Medical Inc – O(EQ); Zeltiq Aesthetics – C(OB);
  • Simpson, Eric Lawrence, MD: AbbVie – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Boehringer Ingelheim – C(Fees); Demira – C(Fees); Dermavant Sciences – C(Fees); Eli Lilly and Company – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Forte Biosciences – C(Fees); Galderma Laboratories, LP – I(Grants/Research Funding); Incyte Corporation – C(Fees); Kyowa Hakko Kirin Pharma, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Leo Pharma Inc. – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Menlo Therapeutics Inc. – C(Fees); Merck – I(Grants/Research Funding); Pfizer Inc. – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Pierre Fabre Dermo Cosmetique France – C(Fees); Regeneron – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Sanofi Genzyme – C(Fees); Valeant Pharmaceuticals International – C(Fees);
  • Wysong, Ashley, MD, MS: Castle Biosciences – A(NC);
Friday, February 16
1:00 PM
Dr. Simpson / Atopic dermatitis
1:40 PM
Dr. Wysong / Skin Cancers
2:15 PM
Dr. Luu / Pediatric Dermatology
2:50 PM
Dr. Rahman / Aesthetic dermatology
3:25 PM
Dr. Armstrong / Psoriasis
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 30B
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Ashley Wysong, MD, MS, FAAD
  • Eric Lawrence Simpson, MD, FAAD
  • Minnelly Luu, MD, FAAD
  • Zakia Rahman, MD, FAAD