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Friday, September 23
7:00 AM – 7:30 PM

Registration Open

9:00 – 9:10 AM Opening Remarks:
CalDerm President and Fall Symposium Conference Co-Directors
9:10 – 9:40 AM

28 Clinical Pearls in 30 Minutes:
Faculty:

  • Jan Smogorzewski, MD – The Lundquist Institute
  • Minelly Luu, MD – Keck School of Medicine, USC
  • Edward Victor Ross Jr., MD – Scripps Health
  • Patrick Lee, MD – University California Irvine
10:00 – 10:25 AM

What's Hot in Pediatric Dermatology
Faculty: Minelly Luu, MD – Keck School of Medicine, USC

10:25 – 10:50 AM

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Treatment Insights
Faculty: Jan Smogorzewski, MD – The Lundquist Institute

10:50 – 11:15 AM What's Hot in Cosmetic Dermatology
Faculty:
  • Edward Victor Ross Jr., MD – Scripps Health
  • Simon Madorsky, MD – SCARS Center and Appearance Center
11:15 – 11:40 AM

Updates in Coding/Practice Management
Faculty: Patrick Lee, MD – University California Irvine

11:40 – 11:55 AM

Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:

  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
11:55 AM – 12:00 PM

Resident Forum Presentation 1

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Product Theater Luncheon (provided by Janssen)

*Non-CME activity.

1:00 – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Set-up
1:00 – 1:25 PM A Not So Hairy Situation: Managing the Challenges of Hair Loss Together
This session will discuss the complexities of the hair loss encounter including topics of cultural awareness and stigma. Shared decision making will be reviewed as well as patient reported outcomes and health-related quality of life. While extensive discussion of therapeutic plans will not take place, some discussion of therapeutic management will be reviewed.
Faculty: Carolyn Goh, MD – UCLA Health
1:25 – 1:50 PM What's New and Hot in Melanoma
Faculty: Roger Lo, MD, PhD – UCLA Health
1:50 – 2:15 PM Still Don't know JAK? JAK Inhibitors and Other Oral Medications for Atopic Dermatitis
Faculty: Navid Ezra, MD – California Dermatology Institute
2:15 – 2:30 PM Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:
  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
2:30 – 2:45 PM Biobreak
2:45 – 2:50 PM Resident Forum Presentation 2
2:50 – 3:15 PM Instructive Cases from the Land of Lincoln
Faculty: Stephen P. Stone, MD FAAD – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
3:15 – 3:40 PM

Academics/Corporate Practice vs Private Practice: Compare & Contrast
Faculty: Patrick Lee, MD – University California Irvine

3:40 – 4:05 PM Wound Repair - Practical Flaps and Beyond
Faculty: Simon Madorsky, MD – SCARS Center and Appearance Center
4:05 – 4:20 PM Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:
  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
4:20 – 4:45 PM

Updates on the Management of Vascular Anomalies
Faculty: Dawn Zhang Eichenfield, MD, PhD – Rady Children's Hospital

4:45 – 5:10 PM

"But I prefer something more natural": Herbals and Complementary Therapies for Psoriasis
Faculty: Nancy Anderson, MD – Loma Linda University

5:10 – 5:20 PM Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:
  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
5:20 – 5:25 PM Resident Forum Presentation 3
5:30 – 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception & Exhibit Viewing

Saturday, September 24
6:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Registration Open

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Product Theater Breakfast (provided by Regeneron and Sanofi)

*Non-CME activity.

8:00 – 8:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

8:10 – 8:35 AM What's New and Hot in Psoriasis Management 
Faculty: April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
8:35 – 9:00 AM

Managing Online Reputation
Faculty: Sandra Lee, MD – Skin Physicians & Surgeons

9:00 – 9:25 AM Infectious Disease Update
This session will provide a review and update on infectious dermatoses of current interest, to include discussion of clinical presentation, epidemiology, workup and management. The presenter will touch on recent innovations including vaccines and new treatments where applicable. 
Faculty: Iris Ahronowitz, MD – Keck School of Medicine USC
9:25 – 9:35 AM Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:
  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
9:35 – 9:55 AM

Morning Break & Exhibit Viewing

9:55 – 10:00 AM Resident Forum Presentation 4
10:00 – 10:25 AM Vitiligo 2.0
Faculty: Pearl Grimes, MD, FAAD – The Grimes Center Of Medical And Aesthetic Dermatology / Vitiligo and Pigmentation Institute of Southern California
10:25 – 10:50 AM

Difficult Cases from the Rheum-Derm Clinic
Faculty: Stratos Christianakis, MD -  Keck School of Medicine USC

10:50 – 11:15 AM

Updates on Managing Contact Dermatitis
Faculty: Brandon Adler, MD – Keck School of Medicine USC

11:15 – 11:40 AM Past, Current, and Future Trends in the Aesthetics “Injectables Field”
Faculty: Steve Yoelin, MD – Steve Yoelin MD Medical Asscociates
11:40 – 11:55 AM

Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:

  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
11:55 AM – 12:55 PM

Product Theater Breakfast (provided by Bristol Meyers Squibb)

*Non-CME activity.

1:00 – 1:35 PM

Victor Newcomer, MD Memorial Lecture: Practical Practice Pearls
Faculty: Stephen P. Stone, MD FAAD – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

1:35 – 2:00 PM

Dermoscopy
Faculty: Steven Wang, MD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2:00 – 2:25 PM Updates in Skin Cancer
Faculty: Jenny Hu, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
2:25 – 2:30 PM

Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)
Moderators:

  • Anna McNay, MD – Pleasanton Dermatology
  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC
2:35 – 2:55 PM Afternoon Break & Exhibit Viewing
2:55 – 3:00 PM Resident Forum Presentation 5
3:00 – 3:25 PM Pearls on the Management of Acne and Rosacea
Faculty: Dawn Zhang Eichenfield, MD, PhD – Rady Children's Hospital
3:25 – 3:50 PM Controversies in Sunscreen
Faculty: Steven Wang, MD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
3:50 – 4:20 PM Legislative Update
Faculty: Ann Haas, MD – Sutter Medical Foundation and Don Schinske – Cal Capitol Group
4:20 – 5:20 PM

Young Dermatologist Panel

5:30 – 7:00 PM 50th Anniversary Reception Celebration (ALL attendees welcome, including exhibitors)
Sunday, September 25
6:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Registration Open

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast / Exhibit & Poster Presentation Viewing

8:00 – 9:00 AM

CLIA Histopath Exam
Faculty: Brian Hinds, MD – UC San Diego Health

9:00 – 9:05 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:05 – 9:20 AM

AAD Update
Presenters: April Armstrong, MD, MPH – Keck School of Medicine USC and Alexander Miller, MD – Private Practice

9:20 – 9:45 AM

Pearls on Managing Blistering Diseases
Faculty: David Woodley, MD –  Keck School of Medicine of USC

9:45 – 10:10 AM Update on Treatment of Melasma
Faculty: Janiene Luke, MD – Loma Linda University Health
10:10 – 10:35 AM Educational Session - TBD
Faculty: Brian Hinds, MD – UC San Diego Health
10:35 – 10:45 AM

Lightning Round Q&A (Panel)

10:45 – 11:00 AM

Morning Break & Exhibit Viewing

11:00– 11:05 AM

Resident Forum Presentation 6

11:05 – 11:30 AM Top Unmet Needs in Energy-based Devices in Dermatology
Faculty: Edward Victor Ross Jr., MD – Scripps Health
11:30 – 11:55 AM Minoxidil and Its Uses in Hair Loss
In this session, we will discuss minoxidil and its scientific basis for use in hair loss. Discussion of its potential mechanism(s) of action, adverse reactions, and appropriate use of topical and oral versions will take place. Uses for various types of hair loss will be reviewed as well.
Faculty: Carolyn Goh, MD – UCLA Health
11:55 AM – 12:10 PM

Closing Remarks