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F015 - Volunteers Abroad: Beginners

Friday, March 1; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize unique challenges and workarounds for dermatologists participating in short-term international volunteering during training, early career and established career.
  • Identify programs that facilitate short-term international volunteer opportunities for dermatologists.
  • Summarize how to prepare for a short-term international volunteer experience.

Description

Have you contemplated volunteering abroad but weren't sure where to begin or how to make it work? Whether you're in training, just starting in practice or nearing retirement, this session will provide you with all you need to get started. You'll hear about inspiring experiences, unique challenges, practical tips, and established opportunities related to volunteering abroad as a dermatologist. You'll even get a crash course on how to prepare for your trip! Please join us for this fun and interactive session! This activity has been approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for up to 20 MOC Component 2 Self-Assessment points. For more information about MOC, please visit the ABD website at www.abderm.org.

Disclosures

  • Aleshin, Maria, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Beverly, Roland S. III, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Introcaso, Camille E., MD: Helsinn Healthcare – Speaker/Faculty Education(H);
  • Kelly, Nancy, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Knapp, Alexia Passe, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Norton, Scott A., MD, MPH: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Patel, Vishal, MD: Castle Biosciences, Inc – A(H); Regeneron – SP(H); Sanofi Genzyme – SP(H); Science 37, Inc. – E(SO), SH(ST);
  • Stoff, Benjamin, MD: Celtaxsys Inc – I(Fees);
  • Williams, Victoria L, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Schedule
Friday, March 1
1:00 PM
Dr. Stoff / Introduction and Welcome
1:10 PM
Dr. Aleshin / Introduction to volunteering abroad, Resident experience
1:30 PM
Dr. Knapp / Introduction to volunteering abroad, Early career experience
1:50 PM
Dr. Beverly / Introduction to volunteering abroad, Established career experience
2:10 PM
Kelly, Dr. Patel, Dr. Introcaso, and Dr. Williams / How to get started: Panel discussion
2:30 PM
Dr. Norton / Personal preparedness for volunteering abroad
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, March 1
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 103A
  • CME Credits
    2.00
  • Type
    MOC
Directors/Co-Directors
  • Benjamin Stoff, MD, FAAD
Speakers
  • Alexia Passe Knapp, MD, FAAD
  • Camille E. Introcaso, MD, FAAD
  • Maria Aleshin, MD, FAAD
  • Nancy Kelly, MD
  • Roland S. Beverly III, MD, FAAD
  • Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Victoria L Williams, MD, FAAD
  • Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD