PDA Spring Training in Arizona:
Medical Therapeutics in Dermatology
Saturday, April 13, 2013

FireSky Resort
Scottsdale, AZ

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Online registration is currently closed. Registration will be available onsite beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 in the foyer of the Elements Ballroom.







The PDA's Spring Training in Arizona: Medical Therapeutics in Dermatology is an incredible, one-day symposium exploring treatment of various dermatologic conditions. World-renowned speakers, including Drs. Timothy Berger, Mark Lebwohl, Harper Price, Richard Sontheimer, Stephen Wolverton and John Zone, will help teach attendees the latest cutting-edge techniques, procedures and approaches to treating autoimmune conditions, psoriasis, atopy, and fungal disease in children as well as explore other new treatments on the horizon. The program will be structured to encourage maximum attendee interaction with invited faculty.

The PDA's room block at FireSky is sold out as of Friday, March 15. Mini-Meeting attendees requiring accommodations can contact the following hotels for reservations:

Chaparral Suites (0.1 mile from FireSky)
DoubleTree Resort - Paradise Valley (0.5 miles)
Hotel Indigo (0.6 miles)

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Timothy Berger, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Mark Lebwohl, MD, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York
Harper Price, MD, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Richard Sontheimer, MD
, University of Utah
Stephen Wolverton, MD, Indiana University
John Zone, MD, University of Utah

PROGRAM AGENDA

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:05 am Welcome
Edgar Fincher, MD, PhD, PDA President

8:05 am - 8:30 am New Drugs in Dermatology
Mark Lebwohl, MD - Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York
8:30 am - 8:55 am A Gourmet's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cutaneous Lupus and Cutaneous Dermatomyositis
Richard Sontheimer, MD - University of Utah
8:55 am - 9:20 am Treating Bullous Disease in the 21st Century
John Zone, MD - University of Utah
9:20 am - 9:35 am Q&A Panel Discussion
9:35 am - 10:05 am Patients and Pearls
Jason DuPont, MD - University of Arizona
Sandra Leyo, MD - University of Arizona
Cathryn Zhang, MD - University of Arizona
Faiyaaz Kalimullah, MD - University of Arizona
10:05 am - 10:35 am Break
10:35 am - 10:55 am Treatment Approach to the Atopic Child
Harper Price, MD - Phoenix Children's Hospital
10:55 am - 11:15 am Severe Eczematous Dermatitis in Adults
Timothy Berger, MD - University of California, San Francisco
11:15 am - 11:35 am Systemic Corticosteroids and Possible Serious Complications
Stephen Wolverton, MD - Indiana University
11:35 am - 1:00 pm Lunch (included in the course tuition)
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Treating Nail Disease in Children
Harper Price, MD - Phoenix Children's Hospital
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm Herpes, Molluscum and Zoster
Timothy Berger, MD - University of California, San Francisco
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm Important Isotretinoin Controversies
Stephen Wolverton, MD - Indiana University
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Q&A Panel Discussion
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Patients and Pearls
Abigail Donnelly, MD - Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, Arizona
Anna Levin, MD - Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, Arizona
Aaron Mangold, MD - Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, Arizona
Amanda Pickert, MD - Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, Arizona
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 3:35 pm Antimalarials in Rheumatologic Skin Disease: Stone Age Therapy that Still Works in the 21st Century
Richard Sontheimer, MD - University of Utah
3:35 pm - 3:55 pm Dermititis Herpetiformis: Avoid the Pitfalls of Treatment
John Zone, MD - University of Utah
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm Psoriasis: What's New
Mark Lebwohl, MD - Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York

REGISTRATION FEES & INFORMATION

Registration Fees By 2/15/13 By 3/10/13 After 3/10/13
PDA Member $200 $250 $300
Phoenix Derm Society Member $200 $250 $300
Non Member $250 $300 $350
Office Staff - Member* $125 $175 $225
Office Staff - Non Member $175 $225 $275
Fellow $100 $125 $150
Resident** FREE FREE FREE

*Office Staff includes NP's and PA-Cs. Employing physician must be a member of the PDA.

**Dermatology residents are eligible for FREE registration with a letter from their program director. Please submit the requested letter to pda@hp-assoc.com after registering online.

Online registration is currently closed. Registration will be available onsite beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 in the foyer of the Elements Ballroom.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the recent advances in dermatologic therapeutics and apply them to their own practice.
  • Recognize new developments in the recognition and treatment of autoimmunity and integrate them into their patient management routines.
  • Characterize the changes in melanoma therapeutics and how they change the management of certain patients.
  • Recognize new treatment regimens for CTCL and outline how to use them for specific patients.
  • Discuss new treatments for atopic and eczematous dermatitis both in the child and adult.
  • Compare and contrast the treatment regimens for different autoimmune diseases and how to implement and monitor them.
  • Broaden their treatment options for common infectious agents in their practice.
  • Explain how dermatologists can play a vital role in the treatment of children with fungal disease.

CME CREDIT

ACCREDIATION STATEMENT
Blackwell Futura Media Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
In keeping with the rules of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, conflict of interest disclosure is required of all faculty and other participants in the Annual Meeting. Speakers from the audience are also required to indicate any relevant conflict of interest during discussion of a given topic.

EVALUATIONS
CME requests and seminar evaluations will be managed online. This will ensure that you receive your CME certificate in a timely manner. You will be given a small CME Booklet in your conference materials where you should evaluate the sessions you attend. In order to receive your CME Certificate you will need to log on to a URL and complete a short evaluation. Upon completion of the online form, your CME Certificate will be made available for download or to have emailed. Detailed instructions, in addition to the URL, will be provided via email after the meeting.

PARTICIPATING EXHIBITORS

Amgen
Galderma Laboratories
Genentech
Mayo Clinic Dermatopathology Services


HOTEL & TRAVEL

FireSky Resort
4925 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480.945.7666
www.fireskyresort.com

FireSky Resort is only 12 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Click here for driving directions. Parking is complimentary.

The PDA's room block at FireSky is sold out as of Friday, March 15. Mini-Meeting attendees requiring accommodations can contact the following hotels for reservations:

Chaparral Suites (0.1 mile from FireSky)
DoubleTree Resort - Paradise Valley (0.5 miles)
Hotel Indigo (0.6 miles)