Registration Opens in September 2019
February 5-9, 2020
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

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Program Topics & Schedule

The 2019 DF Clinical Symposia topics and distinguished faculty were selected to ensure you have the latest authoritative and practical information in clinical dermatology—information you will find of great value in your daily practice. Learn about advances and hot topics in dermatology via informal breakfast sessions, presentations and Q&A sessions.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:20 a.m. Roundtable Breakfast Sessions
I. Approach to Vasculitis or Drug-Induced VasculitisNicole Fett, MD
II. An Update on Vascular Anomalies and TreatmentSheilagh M. Maguiness, MD
III. Lessons Learned from Management of Complex Cutaneous OncologyChristopher K. Bichakjian, MD
IV. A Potpourri of Endocrine Cases from the Dermatology ClinicJanet Schlechte, MD
8:30 a.m. Plenary Session
Keynote Address
Treating-to-Target in Psoriasis—Is the Target Skin Deep or Systemic?Kevin D. Cooper, MD
Mini-Symposium: Challenges in the Dermatology Clinic
What's the Best Treatment for this Skin Ulcer?Mark D.P. Davis, MD
Nail Procedures for the General DermatologistAdam I. Rubin, MD
Mini-Symposium: Special Populations
Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant RecipientsSarah T. Arron, MD, PhD
Generation Z and Beyond: Developing an Approach to the Adolescent PatientVikash S. Oza, MD
Cosmetic Procedures in Patients with Fitz Skin Types 5-6, Pearls/PitfallsAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
DF UpdateKim B. Yancey, MD
CPC Session (Moderator: Janet A. Fairley, MD)Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Sarah T. Arron, MD, PhD
Vikash S. Oza, MD
Misha A. Rosenbach, MD
12:40 p.m. Adjournment
5:30 p.m. Therapeutics Forum
Friday, February 1, 2019
7:20 a.m. Roundtable Breakfast Sessions
I. Climate Change and DermatologyMisha A. Rosenbach, MD
II. How to Nail Onychomycosis: Best Practices for Diagnosis and Treatment in Adults and ChildrenAdam I. Rubin, MD
III. Patient Reported Outcomes vs. Physician Reported Outcomes in Psoriasis—Who's Right?Kevin D. Cooper, MD
IV. Cases from the Blistering Disease ClinicJanet A. Fairley, MD
8:30 a.m. Plenary Session
Mini-Symposium: Therapeutic Updates
Practical Management of Challenging Atopic Dermatitis in 2019Sheilagh M. Maguiness, MD
Advances and Challenges in Management of Merkel Cell CarcinomaChristopher K. Bichakjian, MD
An Update on Systemic Agents for NMSCSarah T. Arron, MD, PhD
Bisphosphonates and Protecting Bone in Patients Using Systemic GlucocorticoidsJanet Schlechte, MD
Practical Approaches to Treatment of HyperpigmentationAndrew F. Alexis, MD, PhD
Mini-Symposium: Diagnostic Dilemmas in Adult and Pediatric Dermatology
Patch Testing ChallengesMark D.P. Davis, MD
Practical Pedi Derm Diagnoses that Can Stump the Adult DermatologistSheilagh M. Maguiness, MD
Hot Topics in Pediatric Infectious DiseaseVikash S. Oza, MD
Differentiating Sclerosing DisordersNicole Fett, MD
12:40 p.m. Adjournment
5:30 p.m. Therapeutics Forum
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:20 a.m. Roundtable Breakfast Sessions
I. Common Fears, Myths and Misunderstandings in Pediatric Dermatology: Building Bridges with FamiliesVikash S. Oza, MD
II. Practical Approach to Treating Common Skin Disease in Patients of ColorAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
III. Top Secret Therapeutic Tips from Mayo ClinicMark D.P. Davis, MD
IV. An Update on SCCSarah T. Arron, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m. Plenary Session
Keynote Address
Health Care Reform UpdateJack S. Resneck, Jr., MD
Mini-Symposium: Medical Dermatology
Neutrophilic DermatosesMisha A. Rosenbach, MD
Dermatomyositis MimicsNicole Fett, MD
Management of Patients on Glucocorticoids Common Issues and MisconceptionsJanet Schlechte, MD
Severe Drug ReactionsMisha A. Rosenbach, MD
Mini-Symposium: Cutaneous Oncology
Lymphomas and Lymphoproliferative DisordersKevin D. Cooper, MD
What You Need to Know About Nail MelanomaAdam I. Rubin, MD
Melanoma Guidelines of CareChristopher K. Bichakjian, MD
12:40 p.m. Adjournment
7:00 p.m. Meet the Faculty Reception

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