XV Master Class on Vitiligo in New York
Conference MASTERS OF VITILIGO AND PIGMENTATION was held in collaboration with Mount Sinai Hospital. Special Thanks to Prof. Nanette Silverberg, Prof. Mark Lebwohl and Prof. Andrew Alexis for organizing this intense training course with CME credits.
When & Where
When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:30-5 PM
Where: Mt Sinai Roosevelt Hospital Conference Rooms A-C; 1000 Tenth Ave., New York
Vitiligo and pigmentation disorders are among the most common skin disorders. In vitiligo, control of pigment and identification of comorbidities is important in this cutaneous disorder that can have a severe and negative impact on quality of life. Current therapies are still similar to those used over a decade ago, but are in the process of expansion. Hyperpigmentation is a vexing discoloration typified by excess pigment appearing in the skin. Therapies include sun protection, bleaching agents, cosmeceuticals, chemical peels and lasers.The OBJECTIVES of this continuing medical education activity have been developed so that, after attending this conference, attendees will be able to:
- Develop a paradigm by which to address the need for care for vitiligo patients based on clinical and systemic features
- To utilize combination treatment approaches to improve outcomes in disorders of hyperpigmentation
Please plan to join us for this informative and practical session.
12:30-1 PM Clinical and Therapeutic Overview of Vitiligo by Nanette Silverberg, MD
1-1:15 PM Excimer Laser and Light Sources for Vitiligo by Suhail Hadi, MD
1:15-1:30PM Fractional laser aided penetration of slow-releasing corticosteroid plus NB-UVB to treat recalcitrant stable vitiligo by Xing-Hua Gao, MD
1:30-2 PM A Psychological Approach to the Vitiligo Patient by Carmen Grau, PhD
2-2:30PM Melasma and Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation by Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH
2:45-3:00 PM Special Populations: Pediatric Vitiligo and Patients of Color Nanette by Silverberg, MD
3:00-3:15 PM Afamelanotide for Vitiligo by Mark Lebwohl, MD
3:30-4:00 PM What’s New, What’s True in 2015: The Therapeutic Pipeline for Vitiligo by Torello Lotti, MD
4:00-4:15 Biobanking Specimens for Vitiligo by Yan Valle, MSc.
4:30-5PM Vitiligo Case Based Forum. Moderator: Gary Brauner
Panel: Mark Lebwohl, Andrew Alexis, Nanette Silverberg, Torello Lotti.
Faculty and Co-Directors
- Nanette B. Silverberg, MD
- Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH
- Torello Lotti, MD, MD (Hon)
- Mark Lebwohl, MD,
- Carmen Grau, PhD
- Yan Valle, MSc, MBA
- Prof. Xing-Hua Gao, MD
- Gary Brauner, MD
- $50 Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals
- $25 Patients
- $0 Residents
Payment Must Accompany Registration Form
Make check payable to:
Department of Dermatology
c/o: Lessie Nichols
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
1090 Amsterdam Avenue, Suite 11D
New York, NY 10025
Beth Israel Medical Center
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Phone: 212-420-4713 Fax: 212-844-1700
Email: email@example.com Website: www.chpnet.org/cme
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