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Advanced Pediatric Dermatology

  1. 1. Advanced Pediatric Dermatology May 15, 2009 Mayo Memorial Auditorium University of Minnesota East Bank Campus Minneapolis, Minnesota Presented by Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics Epidermal Nerves Langerhans Cells Epidermal Innervation of a Psoriatic Plaque - Suction Blister Specimen loanna Panoutsopoulou, MD, Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Minnesota
  2. 2. STATEMENT OF NEED The pediatric population has special dermatologic needs and the field of Pediatric Dermatology is devoted to meeting those needs through advances in research and clinical care. In 2004, Pediatric Dermatology became a board certified specialty, illustrating the increasing importance of this subspecialty. AUDIENCE This conference is ideal for those interested in Pediatric Dermatology and for those who diagnose, manage and treat children with common and complex dermatologic diseases. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Following this conference, participants should be able to: • Demonstrate enhanced skills in the recognition and management of common and selected problems encountered in pediatric dermatology • Discuss recent advances in pediatric dermatology • Assess the evidence and rationale for treatment options of pediatric dermatologic diseases CONFERENCE LOCATION Mayo MemorialAuditorium University of Minnesota East Bank Campus 425 Delaware St SE Minneapolis,MN 55455 Web site:www.umn.edu/twincities/maps ACCREDITATION American Medical Association / PRA The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Minnesota designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts AMA Category 1 CME credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME. Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals Nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education. This biennial conference, hosted by both the Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, offers an outstanding faculty who have been invited to share their expertise and present updates on a variety of topics. We welcome Dr. Robert Sidbury, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology and Division Chief at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington. Complementing his lectures will be presentations by faculty from the University of Minnesota Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics. We hope you will enjoy this year’s topics and discussions. Thank you to all who have provided educational support for this conference. Maria K. Hordinsky, MD Aaron Friedman, MD Professor and Chair Professor and Chair Department of Dermatology Department of Pediatrics We invite your participation in the Advanced Pediatric Dermatology Conference, 2009!
  3. 3. DISCLOSURE POLICY It is the policy of the University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation. OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS Should you need hotel accommodations, there are several options: Radisson University Hotel - Minneapolis 615 Washington Ave. SE, (612-379-8888) (just two blocks from the Symposium location) Holiday Inn Metrodome 1500 Washington Ave. S, (612-333-4646) The Depot, 225 3rd Ave S, (612-375-1700) REGISTRATION FEES AND EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT Register by April 17, 2009 to take advantage of our Early Registration Discount! See the registration form in this brochure for more information. The fees listed on the registration form include conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment break. Dietary restrictions should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site. Parking fees are not included in the fee. A letter of confirmation, driving directions and parking information will be e-mailed to you once we receive your completed registration form. These fees are subject to change without prior notice. CANCELLATION POLICY In the event you need to cancel your registration, the registration fee, less a $ 50 administrative fee, will be refunded if you notify us by 4:30 p.m. Central Time on May 1, 2009. No refunds will be made after this date. WEB SITES www.cme.umn.edu Visit the University of Minnesota CME Web site to access conference brochures, view our complete course calendar, get directions or register online. Check back often; we regularly update our course information. www.dermatology.umn.edu For more information about the University of Minnesota Department of Dermatology www.med.umn.edu/peds/home.html For more information about the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics GUEST FACULTY Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington HOST FACULTY Kenneth E. Bloom, MD Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School; Pediatric Dermatologist, Dermatology Center for Children and Young Adults, Eagan, Minnesota Kristen P. Hook, MD Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Maria K. Hordinsky, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Course Director Peter K. Lee, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Director, Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Richard K. Vehe, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Erin Warshaw, MD, MS Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Chief, Dermatology Section, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  4. 4. PRELIMINARY AGENDA Curriculum and faculty are subject to change. 7:15 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / REGISTRATION / EXHIBITS 8:00 Welcome and Introduction............................................................Maria K. Hordinsky 8:10 Hot Topics: What's New in Pediatric Dermatology?...............................................Robert Sidbury 8:40 Contact Dermatitis in Children............................................................Kristen P. Hook 8:55 Allergens of the Year.............................................................................Erin Warshaw 9:05 Epidermolysis Bullosa.....................................................................Kenneth E. Bloom 9:15 Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa: New Approach to Treating this Devastating Disease.................................Jakub Tolar 9:35 Pediatric Lupus: Practical Matters......................................................Richard K. Vehe 10:00 Question and Answer/Panel Discussion 10:15 REFRESHMENT BREAK/EXHIBITS 10:35 Pediatric Hair Diseases..................................................................Maria K. Hordinsky 10:45 Pediatric Dermatology - Little Adults?..................................................Robert Sidbury 11:10 Vascular Malformations: Current Therapeutic Approaches...............................................................Peter K. Lee 11:30 Question and Answer/Panel Discussion 11:40 Ask the Experts: Case Discussion...............................................................All Faculty 12:00 ADJOURNMENT / LUNCHEON The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Disability/Dietary accommodations will be provided upon request. Dietary restrictions should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site. This publication/material can be made available in alternative formats upon request. Direct your requests to the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 612-626-7600 or toll-free at 800-776-8636. ©2009 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. We encourage you to submit a clinical case you would like discussed at the “Ask the Experts” session. Questions related to diagnosis, management and treatment are welcome. Submissions should be sent, by April 30th, to ltrue@umn.edu (please reference Pediatric Dermatology in the subject line).

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