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Genodermatoses That Matter
  Faculty: Jonathan Dyer, MD – Columbia, Missouri Phillip C. Anderson Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Dermatology, University of Missouri Derm Residency, University of Missouri Pediatric Derm Fellowship, Northwestern University   Dr. Dyer helps listeners recognize the most common inherited skin disorders seen by dermatology practices. He then discusses [...]
Sep 08, 2020
Approaches to Isotretinoin Therapy for Children and Teens
  Faculty: Leigh Ann Rola, MPAS, PA-C – Philadelphia, PA PA, Dermatology Section at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Areas of Expertise include atopic dermatitis, acne, skin infections – warts, molluscum, fungal and bacterial including MRSA     Learn to identify patients who are good candidates for systemic isotretinoin therapy, as [...]
Sep 08, 2020
Curious about the SDPA Diplomate Fellowship™? We’ve got you covered!
SDPA President Elect, Renata Block, answers all your questions about the Diplomate Fellowship™ program in this sit-down with Dermcast TV host, Amber Blair. September 3, 2020 ©2019
Sep 03, 2020
PRP and Microneedling with Jennifer Holman, MD
Dr. Jennifer Holman sits down with Dermcast.tv to talk about the medical and cosmetic benefits of PRP and microneedling and how to incorporate these treatments into your practice for your patients.   “One of the things I love about PRP and microneedling, both on the medical side and the cosmetic [...]
Aug 11, 2020
The Science of Skincare Regimen Design
  Faculty: Ilanit Samuels, PA-C BA in Psychology and Biology, Yeshiva University Masters of Clinical Medical Science, Barry University Medical Director, Baumann Cosmetic and Research Institute     Listen in as Ilanit Samuels, PA-C explains the importance of a written skin care regimen using scientific evidence. She provides tips on [...]
Aug 10, 2020
Managing Systemic Therapies in the Pediatric Patient: YES, You CAN Do It!
  Faculty: James Treat, MD – Bryn Mawr, PA Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics & Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Education and Fellowship Director of Pediatric Dermatology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatrics Residency, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia     This [...]
Aug 07, 2020
Product Theater: Managing Continued Treatment for Chronic Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
  Faculty: Paul Yamauchi, MD – Santa Monica, CA Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine Adjunct Associate Professor, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA Dermatology Residency, UCLA School of Medicine Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship, UCLA School of Medicine     This product theater features Dr. [...]
Aug 07, 2020
Before the Patch Test: What to Recommend and Avoid in Suspected Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  Faculty: Rajani Katta, MD – Houston, TX Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Texas Founder, Baylor College of Medicine Contact Dermatology Clinic Member, Media Expert Team, AAD     Dr. Katta identifies the top ten allergens in North America listener, and shares the top allergens in eyelid, facial and [...]
Aug 07, 2020
Pediatric Viral Exanthems
  Faculty: Jonathan Dyer, MD – Columbia, Missouri Phillip C. Anderson Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Dermatology, University of Missouri Derm Residency, University of Missouri Pediatric Derm Fellowship, Northwestern University   In this podcast, Dr. Jonathan Dyer reviews the most common viral rashes seen in children. He describes exanthems [...]
Aug 01, 2020
Nevi and Melanoma
  Faculty: Lindsay Ackerman, MD – Phoenix, AZ Doctorate of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine Clinical Assisant Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine Dermatology Training, Tulane University Founder, Medical Dermatology Specialists   In this podcast, Dr. Ackerman reviews the three common types of melanocytic lesions: benign, atypical [...]
Jul 07, 2020
Acne Update
  Faculty: Jonathan Dyer, MD – Columbia, Missouri Phillip C. Anderson Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Dermatology, University of Missouri Derm Residency, University of Missouri Pediatric Derm Fellowship, Northwestern University   In this podcast, Dr. Dyer reviews the basic treatment approach to acne before moving into current trends in [...]
Jul 07, 2020
How to Use Social Media to Benefit Your Practice
SDPA President Elect, Renata Block, stops by the Dermcast studio to talk about the power of social media and how to leverage various platforms to work for your practice. She also shares the success of the most recent SDPA public education campaign, #ThankADermPA, particularly from a social media standpoint. “It [...]
Jul 07, 2020
Blistering Disorders
  Faculty: Lindsay Ackerman, MD – Phoenix, AZ Doctorate of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine Clinical Assisant Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine Dermatology Training, Tulane University Founder, Medical Dermatology Specialists   In this podcast, Dr. Ackerman discusses the histology and pathophysiology of dermatologic blistering disorders, covering [...]
Jun 03, 2020
Product Theater – AKLIEF Cream: An Innovative Topical Retinoid for the Treatment of Acne
  Faculty: Ted Lain, MD – Austin, TX In this podcast product theater, Dr. Ted Lain reviews Aklief (trifarotene) 0.005% cream, a new topical innovation in the treatment of moderate to severe acne. Aklief is indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 9 years and older. It is [...]
May 06, 2020
Sun Pharma and DPAF lead the effort in PA-directed research
Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, Associate VP of Medical Affairs at Sun Pharma, and DPAF Vice Chair Cynthia Trickett sit down with Dermcast.tv for a conversation about the importance of research in the Derm PA community. Sun Pharma has recently provided DPAF with generous grant funding specifically for innovative, timely PA-directed research. [...]
May 06, 2020
Tough Legislative Issues and the new “SDPA Member Spotlight”
Kristin Rygg, SDPA Membership Committee member and Holly Glover, SDPA Legislative Committee Chair detail the tough issues facing Derm PAs nationwide, and urge Derm PAs to get involved through their membership with the SDPA. Differing state scopes of practice, Medicare PA recognition and payment and the threat posed by complacency [...]
Apr 08, 2020
How an Expert Approaches Dermatitits
  Faculty: Matthew Zirwas, MD – Bexley, OH Member, North American Contact Dermatitis Group Developer of the Contact Allergen Management Porgram for the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS)   Dr. Zirwas provides the Dermcast audience with a differential diagnosis for the cause of dermatitis based on clinical presentation, and follows [...]
Apr 08, 2020
Intensive Therapies for Challenging Eczema
  Faculty: Sheilagh Maguiness, MD – Minneapolis, MN Pediatric Dermatologist Co-Chair, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Vascular Anomalies Clinic VP, Education and Career Development for Society of Pediatric Dermatology Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Dermatology   Dr. Maguiness shares her approach to intensive topical therapies [...]
Mar 11, 2020
Hair Loss in Skin of Color
    Faculty: Ginette Okoye, MD – Fulton, MD Professor of Dermatology and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine Medical Degree, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Residency training at Yale University   When Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) revealed her diagnosis of alopecia areata, it shined [...]
Mar 04, 2020
What I Didn’t Learn in Residency
Jennifer Holman, MD paid a visit to the Dermcast TV studio to talk about what she DIDN’T learn in residency.  Putting special emphasis on the fact that clinicians should never stop learning, Dr. Holman also tackles the difficult topic of physician/PA burnout and different ways you can “refill your tank.” [...]
Mar 04, 2020
Ocular Dermatology
Douglas DiRuggiero, DMSc, MHS, PA-C dives into the different dermatology diseases of the eye and tells the Dermcast.tv audience what they should be looking for to arrive at the proper diagnosis for their patients. “We send our patients off for an annual dialated eye exam because of a history of [...]
Mar 03, 2020
Anatomist Lecture on Facial Danger Zones
  Faculty: Chris Surek, DO – Overland Park, KS Private practice Plastic Surgeon Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center ASAPA Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic “The fear of injections is the fear of anatomy.”   Dr. Surek leads the Dermcast audience through the complexities of [...]
Mar 01, 2020
Dermoscopy 101
  Faculty: Jennifer Holman, MD – Tyler, TX Medical Degree, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Dermatology Residency, University of Missouri Awarded a Women’s Dermatologic Society mentorship grant to work with The Pediatric Dermatology Department at Northwestern University   Could be a refresher course for some, BUT a crucial course [...]
Feb 04, 2020
Treating the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Patient
Dr. Joslyn Kirby and Dr. Genette Okoye stop by the Dermcast TV studio for an informative discussion about the challenges of treating the Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patient. “One of the things that I think a lot of our patients say is ‘my infection’ and that is a really important thing [...]
Jan 06, 2020
Infantile Hemangiomas and Vascular Tumors: When to Worry
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: James Treat, MD and Sheilagh Maguiness, MD Learning Objectives: Describe features of infantile hemangiomas that predispose to ulceration. Identify hemangiomas that are at high risk for underlying structural anomalies or systemic [...]
Jan 06, 2020
Management Approaches of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: Discuss chemoprevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Review surgical treatment options for nonmelanoma skin cancer. Discuss medical treatment options for nonmelanoma skin cancer. Review prognostic implicatoin for [...]
Jan 06, 2020
Practical Approaches to Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Ginette Okoye, MD Learning Objectives: Describe the basic toolbox of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) therapies. Design targeted treatment approaches for HS in select clinical situations. Assess the efficacy of your HS treatment regimen. [...]
Dec 18, 2019
SDPA 17th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference Highlights
 Take a look at some highlights from the recent 17th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. This event marked the highest attendance numbers to date at any SDPA conference, and we’re hearing great things from our attendees about their experiences. Posted December 13, 2019
Dec 13, 2019
Dermatology Urgencies and Emergencies
Dr. Robert Micheletti, University of Pennsylvania in-patient complex dermatology physician, talks to Dermcast.tv about urgent patient presentations for community dermatology providers to be aware of – Stevens-Johnson syndrome, DRESS syndrome and other complex drug reactions of the skin. Posted December 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019
Pediatric Pearls
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Sheilagh Maguiness, MD; James Treat, MD; Leigh Ann Rola, MPAS, PA-C Learning Objectives: Apply the use of a handheld Doppler to assess blood flow in vascular anomalies. Distinguish between facial psoriasis and [...]
Dec 11, 2019
Is It Vasculitis?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Sheilagh Maguiness, MD Learning Objectives: Distinguish between true vasculitis and several potential conditions that may mimic vasculitis. Describe clinical features and management for urticarial multiforme. Discuss the work up and possible complications [...]
Dec 04, 2019
Tips from the Toolbox: Choosing the Best Diagnostic Test for Your Patient
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Jennie Clark, MD Learning Objectives: Order the best diagnostic tests for cutaneous fungal, bacterial and viral infections. Choose the best biopsy type, site and lesion to get the most helpful clinical information. [...]
Dec 04, 2019
Neonatal Dermatology
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Sheilagh Maguiness, MD Learning Objectives: Develop an approach to common, benign neonatal skin rashes. Formulate a broad differential diagnosis and approach for blistering in a neonate. Distinguish benign neonatal rashes from those [...]
Nov 27, 2019
Managing Hair Loss Without Losing Your Own
Joslyn Kirby, MD sits down with Dermcast.tv for discussion about the management of the alopecia patient.  Hair, or lack thereof,  can be a direct measure of attractiveness.  Alopeica patients often struggle with the stigma associated with their hair loss. Dr. Kirby talks about using dermoscopy in the treatment process, and [...]
Nov 20, 2019
Acne, Rosacea: What’s New?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Jocelyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: Review data for diet as it relates to managing acne and rosacea. Discuss the varied clinical spectrum of rosacea. List treatments and how they related to pathogenesis [...]
Nov 13, 2019
Acne: An Approach for Every Age
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Sheilagh Maguiness, MD Learning Objectives: Discuss clinical features of “baby acne” (cephalic pustulosis) and develop a treatment approach. Describe clinical features of infantile acne. Perform an appropriate work up in children with [...]
Nov 13, 2019
Pigmentation Pearls
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Temitayo Ogunleye, MD Learning Objectives: Discuss common disorders of pigmentation. Identify hindrances to treatment of disorders of pigmentation. Discuss approaches to addressing disorders of pigmentation. Discuss appropriate expectations for treatment. Posted November [...]
Nov 06, 2019
CTCL Updates
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Ginette Okoye, MD Learning Objectives: Develop an approach to evaluating patients for CTCL. Diagnose the most common types of CTCL. Manage early-stage CTCL. Determine when to refer a patient with CTCL. Posted [...]
Nov 06, 2019
High-Yield Genodermatoses
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: James Treat, MD Learning Objectives: Recognize the early clinical finding of Neurofibromatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis that make the diagnosis. Recognize when a capillary malformation may indicate a genetic disease. Understand the genetic [...]
Oct 30, 2019
Pediatric Skin Lesions and Tumors: Differentiating Trivial from Terrible
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: James Treat, MD Learning Objectives: Learn which skin lesions are associated with cranial and spinal dysraphism. Understand how to differentiate and treat tumors including nevus sebaceous and xanthogranulomas. Recognize Pilomatrixomas and Dermoid [...]
Oct 30, 2019
Supportive Oncodermatology: What the **** is that?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD Learning Objectives: Identify possible challenging side effects of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and/or radiation and discuss potential management strategies. Discuss possible challenging long-term manifestations of cancer treatment, such as medication [...]
Oct 23, 2019
Dr. Jennie Clarke and Dr. Joslyn Kirby discuss recent articles of note in medical literature
Jennie Clarke, MD and Joslyn Kirby, MD provide the Dermcast audience with recent dermatologic highlights in medical literature. Topics touched upon include dysplastic nevus treatment considerations, preventative use of sunscreen for melanoma, actinic keratoses, the new guidelines for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and the treatment of bullous pemphigoid.   Posted October [...]
Oct 23, 2019
Skin of Color Cases From the Clinic
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Ginette Okoye, MD Learning Objectives: Diagnose dermatologic disorders that are more common or more severe in skin of color. Manage select dermatologic disorders in skin of color Appreciate the impact of pigmentation [...]
Oct 16, 2019
Systemic Steroids: Panacea or Poison
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: List side effects for short term and long term systemic corticosteroid therapy Minimize side effects of systemic corticosteroids through best prescribing strategies. Discuss special populations who require [...]
Oct 16, 2019
A Conversation with SDPA’s New Board President, Gina Mangin
SDPA Board President, Gina Mangin, MPAS, PA-C, pays a visit to the Dermcast.tv studio to talk about a number of upcoming SDPA project and initiatives, including the launch of the new member online community called SDPA Connect, the launch of the Leadership Academy, the purchase of the JDPA and the [...]
Oct 16, 2019
Eye Spy: Ocular Dermatology
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Douglas DiRuggiero, MHS, PA-C Learning Objectives: Present differential diagnosis for dermatology diseases of the eye Discuss neoplasms and lesions commonly found around the eye Present current information on ocular melanoma and other [...]
Oct 09, 2019
Sarecycline, new medication specifically for acne
Joshua Grosshandler, MD, stops by the Dermcast.tv studio for a discussion about Sarecycline, the first new oral medication for acne in four years. The medication is weight based, allowing for a lot of flexibiltiy, and requires just one pill per day. “This medicine is indicated at 9 years of age [...]
Oct 09, 2019
Infectious Disease Update
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Rob Micheletti, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Review best practices for infections commonly encountered in the dermatology practice. 2. Discuss advanced pearls for diagnosis and management of infections in the immunosuppressed host. [...]
Oct 02, 2019
Dr. Jennie Clarke discusses rheumatology and dermatology, when to treat and when to refer
Jennie Clarke, MD brings her diagnostic expertise and when to refer rheumatologic diseases such as cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, morphea and vasculitis to the Dermcast.tv studio. Learn the dermatologic signs and symptoms that may be indicators of these diseases. Posted October 2, 2019
Oct 02, 2019
The importance of SDPA grassroots advocacy
Former SDPA Legislative Committee Chair and current SDPA Board Member, Hannah Rodriguez, MPAS, PA-C, visits Dermcast.tv to talk about how important grassroots advoacacy is to the Derm PA profession. “For example, that may be that some legislation is going to passed in a particular state that would keep PAs from [...]
Sep 25, 2019
Managing Hair Loss Without Losing Your Own
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: Review application of dermoscopy to aid in diagnosis of hair disorders. Review clinical findings to aid in the diagnosis of hair disorders. Discuss the evidence for treatments [...]
Sep 25, 2019
Management of Cases That Will Put You Behind in Clinic
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Rob Micheletti, MD Learning Objectives: Formulate an efficient way to approach tough cases presenting in clinic. Be able to drill down and determine needed interventions in a short period of time. Discuss [...]
Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Adam Friedman Explains the Field of Supportive Oncodermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, pays a visit to the Dermcast.tv studio for informative discussion about Supportive Oncodermatology, a lesser known field of medicine that can facilitate improved awareness of dermatologic toxicities and research efforts, with the mutual goal of maximizing quality of life and optimizing utilization of potentially life-prolonging anticancer [...]
Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Ginette Okoye gives insight on alopecia and the alopecia patient
Ginette Okoye, MD visits the Dermcast.tv studio for an in-depth discussion about the psychosocial impacts of, and diagnostics and treatment regimens for alopecia.   Posted September 11, 2019
Sep 11, 2019
Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Update
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: James Treat, MD Learning Objectives: Learn the perils and pitfalls of playing with slime. Understand when to consider systemic contact dermatitis and what are the most prominent causes. Recognize when contact dermatitis [...]
Sep 11, 2019
Archana Sangha Provides Information about the GAPP Coalition
SDPA President Elect, Archana Sangha, MMS, PA-C, swings by the Dermcast.tv studio for a discussion about the Greater Access for Patients Partnership (GAPP), a coalition of leading professional and patient organizations that aims to improve the dermatology wait times crisis and support access to care. Archana provides the Dermcast.tv audience [...]
Sep 03, 2019
Rheumatology and Dermatology: When to Treat, When to Refer
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Faculty: Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: Diagnose cutaneous lupus, dermatolmyositis, scleroderma, morphea and vasculitis by recognizing their key dermatologic manifestations. Order appropriate initial work-up to assess for systemic manifestations of lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, [...]
Sep 03, 2019
Cynthia Trickett Provides DPAF Update
DPAF Vice Chair, Cynthia Trickett, PA-C, stops by the Dermcast.tv studio to provide an update on the Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF). DPAF is seeking PAs in academia for research opportunities – interested individuals can be paired with an experienced mentor for guidance and support. Also discussed, DPAF sponsored eduction sessions, [...]
Aug 28, 2019
Comorbidities in Rosacea and Acne: Fact or Fiction?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Comorbidities in Rosacea and Acne: Fact or Fiction? Faculty: Gina Fragione, MPAS, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1. Learn to identify the comorbidities of acne. 2. Learn to identify the comorbidities of rosacea. 3. [...]
Aug 26, 2019
Radiation Therapy: Renaissance in Dermatology
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Radiation Therapy: Renaissance in Dermatology Faculty: Brian Berman, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand basic effects of radiation on DNA/RNA 2. Review data of efficacy and safety of superficial radiation in reducing post [...]
Aug 16, 2019
Natural Disasters and the Skin
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Natural Disasters and the Skin Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. The attendee will recognize traumatic events associated with select natural disasters, particularly floods 2. The attendee will diagnose and manage [...]
Aug 14, 2019
Mountain Wilderness Cutaneous Infections
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Mountain Wilderness Cutaneous Infections Faculty: Bill Brandenburg, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Mountains are a hostile environment making infections both more common and harder to treat 2. Prevention is key, Irrigate wounds well [...]
Aug 04, 2019
Pediatric Skin Infections
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Pediatric Skin Infections Faculty: Pearl Kwong, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Illustrate different kinds of skin infections that can occur in pediatric patients 2. Learn and recognize different clinical manifestations of pediatric skin [...]
Jul 31, 2019
Essentials of Contact Dermatitis: Basics
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Essentials of Contact Dermatitis: Basics Faculty: Joe Fowler, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the use of patch testing to diagnose contact dermatitis 2. Appreciate the major allergens causing contact dermatitis 3. Identify [...]
Jul 24, 2019
Surgical Tips and Pearls
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Surgical Tips and Pearls Faculty: Jeffrey Johnson, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1. Recognize common surgical danger zones of head and neck dermatologic surgery 2. Attendees will be able to identify situations when post [...]
Jul 17, 2019
Meet the Expert: How to Handle the Disgruntled Surgical Patient
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Meet the Expert: How to Handle the Disgruntled Surgical Patient Faculty: Jeffrey Johnson, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss ways to approach a patient who has become angry with the outcome of their [...]
Jul 03, 2019
Locally Advanced and Metastatic Melanoma
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Locally Advanced and Metastatic Melanoma Faculty: Abel Jarell, MD Learning Objectives: 1. How best to manage pigmented lesions 2. Appropriate National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines on the appropriate management of melanoma will be [...]
Jun 26, 2019
Product Theater: Spotlight on Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis: An Update on a Steroid-Free Topical Prescription Therapy
Topics: Spotlight on Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis: An Update on a Steroid-Free Topical Prescription Therapy Faculty: Pearl Kwong, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
Jun 19, 2019
Early and Thin Melanoma
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Early and Thin Melanoma Faculty: Abel Jarell, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Analyze a range of pigmented lesions to adequately determine whether histological evaluation (biopsy) is necessary 2. Determine when it is safe to [...]
Jun 12, 2019
Meet the Expert: Cost of Managing Actinic Keratoses: Can we do better?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Meet the Expert: Cost of Managing Actinic Keratoses: Can we do better? Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Review the evidence of AK behavior 2. Discuss the impact of how we [...]
Jun 05, 2019
What’s New with Non-melanoma Skin Cancer?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: What’s New with Non-melanoma Skin Cancer? Faculty: Marc Brown, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand risk factors for high risk squamous cell carcinoma, recurrence, and metastasis 2. Understand risk and benefits of varied [...]
May 29, 2019
Gina Fragione Discusses PA Contracts and Negotiations
Gina Fragione, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss contracts and negotiations.
May 27, 2019
Product Theater: A Closer Look at Taltz
Topics: A Closer Look at Taltz Faculty: Andrew Blauvelt, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Lilly USA, LLC, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
May 22, 2019
What’s New with Actinic Keratoses?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: What’s New with Actinic Keratoses? Faculty: Neal Bhatia, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Identify an actinic keratosis and its variants on physical exam and histologically 2. Define what an actinic keratosis is in [...]
May 15, 2019
Melanie Kingsley, MD, Discusses Cosmeceuticals
Melanie Kingsley, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss cosmeceuticals.
May 13, 2019
Management of Eyelid Malignancies
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Management of Eyelid Malignancies Faculty: Michael T. Yen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Identify common malignancies affecting the eyelids 2. Recognize the aesthetic and physiologic functions of the upper and lower eyelids 3. [...]
May 08, 2019
Meet The Expert: How I Treat Acne in 2018
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Meet The Expert: How I Treat Acne in 2018 Faculty: Gina Fragione, MPAS, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1. Identify acne signs and symptoms in the flowing populations: female adolescents, male adolescents, adult females [...]
May 01, 2019
Clinical Unknowns! Guess the Diagnosis!
Topics: Clinical Unknowns! Guess the Diagnosis! Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee’s ability to construct a differential diagnosis based solely on lesional morphology will be enhanced 2. Attendee’s ability to make a correct diagnosis given both morphology and history and/or [...]
Apr 30, 2019
Mark Russell, MD, Discusses Malignant and Benign Lesions
Mark Russell, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss malignant and benign neoplasms.
Apr 29, 2019
Nail Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Nail Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy Faculty: David Kaplan, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Learn basic nail anatomy and physiology 2. Recognize common inflammatory and infectious conditions of nails 3. Recognize signs of systemic [...]
Apr 24, 2019
What is the Future of Dermatology and Dermatology Physician Assistants?
Topics: What is the Future of Dermatology and Dermatology Physician Assistants? Faculty: Panel: John Notabartolo, MPAS, PA-C (Chair) – Kirk Gautier, PA-C – Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C, MPAP – Jason Roddick, MS, MSPAS, PA-C From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the future of the [...]
Apr 23, 2019
Product Theater: Are Your Topical Patients Systemic Ready? An oral Treatment Option for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
  Topics: Are Your Topical Patients Systemic Ready? An oral Treatment Option for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis Faculty: Robert Casquejo, PA-C This Product Theater, sponsored by Celgene Corporation, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
Apr 17, 2019
Medical Ethics: Interactive Exercise
Topics: Medical Ethics: Interactive Exercise Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will be able to define medical ethics and understand its importance 2. Attendee will be presented with real case scenarios and asked to choose one of several possible actions, [...]
Apr 16, 2019
Joseph English, MD, Discusses Oral Pathology
Joseph English, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss oral pathology and how to do an effective mouth exam.
Apr 15, 2019
Genitocutaneous Disease: Review and Update (Pearls and Tips Between the Knees and the Hips)
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Genitocutaneous Disease: Review and Update Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. The attendee will recognize current trends in sexually transmitted diseases, including morphology and approved therapy 2. The attendee will manage [...]
Apr 10, 2019
What is the Clinical Relevance of a “Teachable Moment?”
Topics: What is the Clinical Relevance of a “Teachable Moment?” Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Define “teachable moment” 2. How you can use your time to make a positive impact on your practice and patients 3. Provide examples of teachable [...]
Apr 09, 2019
Orocutaneous Disease: Review and Update
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Orocutaneous Disease: Review and Update Faculty: John Wright, DDS Learning Objectives: 1. To review and illustrate the clinical spectrum of orocutaneous disease seen in clinical practice 2. To provide diagnostic criteria for [...]
Apr 03, 2019
Laboratory Monitoring in Dermatology: Too Much or Too Little?
Topics: Laboratory Monitoring in Dermatology: Too Much or Too Little? Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the mechanisms of action of common drugs used in dermatology practice 2. Describe the common and uncommon adverse effects 3. Review the medical evidence [...]
Apr 02, 2019
Joseph English, MD, Discusses Treatments for Chronic Urticaria
Joseph English, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss chronic urticaria and its treatments.
Apr 01, 2019
Product Theater: Innovations in Dermatology
Topics: Innovations in Dermatology Faculty: Neil Bhatia, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Ortho Dermatologics, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
Mar 27, 2019
Endocrine Disorders and Skin Disease
Topics: Endocrine Disorders and Skin Disease Faculty: Kenneth Tomecki, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Contemporary review of the common associations between the skin and a variety of endocrine diseases, ie skin manifestations of endocrine disease 2. Appreciation of the evolving link between endocrine [...]
Mar 26, 2019
Misha Rosenbach, MD, Discusses Inpatient Dermatology
Mischa Rosenbach, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss the how he became interested in inpatient dermatology.
Mar 25, 2019
Nephrocutaneous Disease: Review and Update
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Nephrocutaneous Disease: Review and Update Faculty: Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: 1. The learner should be able to list and describe cutaneous findings that should prompt evaluation of renal disease 2. The [...]
Mar 20, 2019
Challenging Real Life Psoriasis Cases
Topics: Challenging Real Life Psoriasis Cases Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will be presented with selected psoriasis cases drawn from the presenter’s patient population 2. Attendee will be asked to identify the challenging aspect of the case, mimicking what might [...]
Mar 19, 2019
Joe Monroe, the Founder of the SDPA, Discusses the Society’s Beginnings
Joe Monroe, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss the history of the SDPA, and his role in establishing the Society.
Mar 18, 2019
Jessy Ayala Discusses his Experience Volunteering at Camp Wonder
Jessy Ayala, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss his experience volunteering at Camp Wonder last year on behalf of the Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF). Interested in applying to be a volunteer for Camp Wonder 2019? [...]
Mar 15, 2019
How I Treat Hidradenitis in 2018
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: How I Treat Hidradenitis in 2018 Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Review stage- and guideline-based treatment of HS 2. Review new and established medical therapies for HS 3. Describe office-based [...]
Mar 13, 2019
Product Theater: Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection – The First Biologic for Adults with Controlled Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Topics: Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection – The First Biologic for Adults with Controlled Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Faculty: Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA This Product Theater, sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals / Sonofi Genzyme, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017.
Mar 12, 2019
Comorbidities in Hidradenitis: Fact or Fiction?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Comorbidities in Hidradenitis: Fact or Fiction? Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the academic and professional impact of HS on people 2. Discuss the emotional and spiritual impact of HS [...]
Mar 06, 2019
Tropical Souvenirs: Bugs, Bites and Parasites
Topics: Tropical Souvenirs: Bugs, Bites and Parasites Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will understand the current epidemiology of infectious diseases acquired in the tropics, concentrating on cutaneous disorders 2. Attendee will be able to make tentative diagnosis of cutaneous disorders [...]
Mar 05, 2019
AAPA President and Chair Jonathan Sobel Discusses Optimal Team Practice
Dr. Jonathan E. Sobel, PA-C, MBA, DFAAPA, FAPACVS, President and Chair of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 16th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, to discuss Optimal Team Practice (OTP).
Feb 26, 2019
What’s New in BCC and SCCA
Topics: What’s New in BCC and SCCA Faculty: Roger Ceilley, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Understanding new developments in basal cell carcinoma 2. Understand new developments and risk factors in squamous cell carcinoma 3. Understanding new treatments for BCC 4. Understanding high risk [...]
Feb 26, 2019
Product Theater: More Than Skin Deep with COSENTYX (secukinumab): Proven Effective for Psoriatic Arthritis
This Product Theater, sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: More Than Skin Deep with COSENTYX (secukinumab): Proven Effective for Psoriatic Arthritis  Faculty: Andrea Nguyen, MS, PA-C
Feb 20, 2019
Challenging Cases in Medical Dermatology
Topics: Challenging Cases in Medical Dermatology Faculty: Panel: Ted Rosen, MD (Chair), Alain Rook, MD – Rajiv Nijhawan, MD – Kirk Gautier, PA-C From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will formulate a differential diagnosis 2. Attendee will decide upon a manner or manners to [...]
Feb 19, 2019
Challenging Cases in Surgical Dermatology
Topics: Challenging Cases in Surgical Dermatology Faculty: Panel: Rajiv Nijhawan, MD (Chair) -Roger Ceilley, MD -Leonard Goldberg, MD -Christy Kerr, MPAS, PA-C From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Develop plan for preoperative evaluation and surgical management of challenging cases 2. Describe current recommendations for diagnosis [...]
Feb 12, 2019
Comorbidities in Atopy: Fact or Fiction?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Comorbidities in Atopy: Fact or Fiction? Faculty: Robert Sidbury, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Review the components of the atopic march and how to discuss with families 2. Discuss association between ADHD and atopic dermatitis 3. [...]
Feb 06, 2019
Common Benign Tumors: Diagnosis and Management
Topics: Common Benign Tumors: Diagnosis and Management Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Review the clinical appearance of common skin neoplasms 2. Describe the differential diagnosis for common skin neoplasms 3. Review the management of common skin neoplasms
Feb 05, 2019
Comorbidities in Psoriasis: Fact or Fiction?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Comorbidities in Psoriasis: Fact or Fiction?  Faculty: Jashin Wu, MD Learning Objectives: 1. To discuss the increased risk of cardiometabolic comorbidities in psoriasis patients 2. To discuss the increased risk of psychiatric [...]
Jan 30, 2019
What’s New in Cutaneous Infection?
Topics: What’s New in Cutaneous Infection? Faculty: Kenneth Tomecki, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Update regarding recent trends and developments in cutaneous infection, especially changing epidemiology and incidence 2. Receive a greater appreciation of new and re-emerging infectious diseases, including those with systemic [...]
Jan 29, 2019
SDPA Summer 2018 | Surgical Tips and Pearls with Jeff Johnson, PA-C
Jeff Johnson, PA-C stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss surgical tips and pearls for PAs.
Jan 28, 2019
Product Theater: TREMFYA: A Selective IL-23 Inhibitor With Pivotal Studies vs. Adalimumab
This Product Theater, sponsored by Janssen Biotech, Inc., is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: TREMFYA: A Selective IL-23 Inhibitor With Pivotal Studies vs. Adalimumab Faculty: Cynthia Trickett, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Jan 23, 2019
Lessons from the Literature, 2018
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Lessons from the Literature, 2018 Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Learn new techniques/standards for interacting with patients applicable to every day practice 2. Be able to understand and thereby recommend [...]
Jan 16, 2019
Product Theater: A Non-Steroid Approach to Treating Atopic Dermatitis
Topics: A Non-Steroid Approach to Treating Atopic Dermatitis Faculty: Elizabeth Swanson, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017.
Jan 15, 2019
SDPA Summer 2018 | Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers with Marc Brown, MD
Marc Brown, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss non-melanoma skin cancers.
Jan 14, 2019
Patient Focused Medicine: A Clinician’s Guide to Thinking Like a Patient
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Patient Focused Medicine: A Clinician’s Guide to Thinking Like a Patient Faculty: Alan Rockoff, MD Learning Objectives: 1. What is the role of professional? To whom is the professional primarily [...]
Jan 09, 2019
Merkel Cell, DFSP and Other Deadly Tumors
Topics: Merkel Cell, DFSP and Other Deadly Tumors Faculty: Leonard Goldberg, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendees will be able to clinically recognize the features of Merkel Dell, DFSP and potentially lethal tumors of the skin 2. Diagnostic techniques and their histopathology will [...]
Jan 08, 2019
SDPA Summer 2018 | PAs in the Military with Cynthia Trickett
Cynthia Trickett, PA-C stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss PAs in the military.
Jan 07, 2019
Reimbursement & Professional Advocacy
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Reimbursement & Professional Advocacy Faculty: Michael Powe, BA Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the components of delivery system change that will impact PAs and other health professionals as payment systems transition [...]
Jan 02, 2019
Beyond the White Coat: Career Opportunities for DermPAs Outside Clinical Practice
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Beyond the White Coat: Career Opportunities for DermPAs Outside Clinical Practice Faculty: Panel: Abby Jacobson, MS, PA-C (Chair), Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C, MPAP, Rob Casquejo, PA-C, Risha Bellomo, MPAS, PA-C Learning [...]
Jan 02, 2019
Elements of a PA Contract
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Elements of a PA Contract Faculty: Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C, MPAP Learning Objectives: 1. Understand contract elements and common clauses 2. Review common types of salary structures 3. Lean how/when to [...]
Jan 02, 2019
Skin Cancer in the Immunosuppressed Patient
Topics: Skin Cancer in the Immunosuppressed Patient Faculty: Rajiv Nijhawan, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Identify medications that increase non-melanoma skin cancer risk and understand multidisciplinary approaches to modifying these medications 2. Review treatment and recent developments in the management of field cancerization [...]
Jan 02, 2019
Product Theater: Introducing a New Innovation in the Treatment of Persistent Facial Erythema
Topics: Introducing a New Innovation in the Treatment of Persistent Facial Erythema Faculty: Julie Harper, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Allergan, Inc., is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017.
Jan 02, 2019
Essentials and Practicalities of Photoprotection
Topics: Essentials and Practicalities of Photoprotection Faculty: Henry Lim, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the FDA regulations on sunscreens 2. Describe controversies on UV filters 3. Summarize non-topical photoprotection
Jan 02, 2019
What’s New in HIV: Prophylaxis, Diagnosis and Therapy?
Topics: What’s New in HIV: Prophylaxis, Diagnosis and Therapy? Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will incorporate current therapeutic recommendations into clinical practice with regards to newly diagnosed HIV+ patients 2. Attendee will understand current HIV epidemiological trends, US and elsewhere 3. Attendee [...]
Jan 02, 2019
Melanoma Update
Topics: Melanoma Update  Faculty: Darrell Rigel, MD From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Learning Objectives: 1. Better understand issues related to melanoma risk factors 2. Better understand issues related to melanoma diagnosis 3. Better understand issues related to melanoma prognosis 4. Better understand issues related to newer melanoma targeted therapies
Jan 02, 2019
Product Theater: Customizing Treatments for Moderate to Severe Acne Patients
Topics: Customizing Treatments for Moderate to Severe Acne Patients Faculty: William Kwan, MD This Product Theater, sponsored by Galderma Laboratories, LP, is from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017.
Jan 02, 2019
What’s New in Pigmentary Disorders?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: What’s New in Pigmentary Disorders? Faculty: Amit Pandya, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Recognize the clinical characteristics of melisma and its different diagnosis 2. List the treatments for melasma 3. Recognize the signs of activity for patients with vitiligo 4. List the medical and [...]
Jan 02, 2019
What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology? Faculty: James Treat, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Early institution of emollients may help prevent atopic dermatitis 2. Genital edema can be an early sign of crohns disease in children 3. Pediatric Melanoma is often a melanotic 4. When [...]
Jan 02, 2019
What’s New with Connective Tissue Diseases?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: What’s New with Connective Tissue Diseases? Faculty: Jeffrey Callen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand recent advances and their impact on diagnosis and management of patients with cutaneous collagen vascular diseases 2. Design a systematic plan for evaluation of patients with cutaneous lupus, [...]
Jan 02, 2019
SDPA Summer 2018 | Branding Your Image with Renata Block
Renata Block, MMS, PA-C stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss personal branding.
Dec 17, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | Actinic Keratosis with Neal Bhatia, MD
Neal Bhatia, MD stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss actinic keratosis and the best modalities of treatment currently available.
Dec 11, 2018
Ultimate Dermoscopy Challenge
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Ultimate Dermoscopy Challenge Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD & Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Apply knowledge to images to determine clinical differential diagnosis for a variety of clinical skin lesions
Dec 05, 2018
Head-to-Toes: Dermoscopy for Hair & Nail Conditions
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Head-to-Toes: Dermoscopy for Hair & Nail Conditions Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD & Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Recognize dermatoscopic findings for conditions of the nails 2. Recognize dermatoscopic findings [...]
Nov 28, 2018
Breaking Bad: Dermoscopy of Brown-ish Things
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Breaking Bad II: Dermoscopy of Pink-ish Things Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD & Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Recognize dermatoscopic findings for erythematous lesions 2. Compare and contrast dermatoscopic findings [...]
Nov 21, 2018
Decyphering Dermoscopy: Terminology, Features, & Algorithms
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From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Topic: Decyphering Dermoscopy: Terminology, Features, & Algorithms Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD & Jennie Clarke, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Define and demonstrate dermatoscopic patterns and terminology 2. Compare and contrast dermoscopy algorithms [...]
Nov 07, 2018
Acne and Hidradenitis: What’s New?
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Acne and Hidradenitis: What’s New? Faculty: Joslyn Kirby, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Review the findings of acne vulgaris and its variants 2. Review the findings of hidradenitis suppurativa and its variants 3. Describe the treatment options for acne and apply these to cases 4. [...]
Nov 02, 2018
What’s New in the Medical Literature?
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: What’s New in the Medical Literature? Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Attendee will become acquainted with new therapeutic maneuvers regarding medical dermatology, as published in recent literature 2. Attendee will be acquainted with new therapeutic trends in surgical [...]
Nov 01, 2018
Cosmeceuticals: Fact or Fiction
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Cosmeceuticals: Fact or Fiction Faculty: Glynis Ablon, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the mechanism by which cosmeceuticals influence the skin 2. Understand how to categorize different cosmeceuticals based on their chemical structure 3. Understand what works best for each skin [...]
Oct 31, 2018
Introduction to Chemical Peels
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Introduction to Chemical Peels Faculty: Gene Rubinstein, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Chemical Peels and their place in skin rejuvenation and maintenance 2. Comprehensive understanding of depths of penetration, patient selection and complications 3. Integrating chemical peels into acne and pigmentation [...]
Oct 30, 2018
Case Studies to Keep Happy Clients
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Case Studies to Keep Happy Clients Faculty: Panel: Glynis Ablon, MD, Dore John Gilbert, MD, Gene Rubinstein, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand how combination treatments can provide best overall cosmetic outcome for Aesthetic Patients 2. Learn how experienced dermatologists determine [...]
Oct 29, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis with Robert Sidbury, MD
Robert Sidbury, MD stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss atopic dermatitis.
Oct 29, 2018
Radiofrequency, Microneedling for Scars & Skin Tightening
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Radiofrequency, Microneedling for Scars & Skin Tightening Faculty: Dore John Gilbert, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Educate attendees on the science and practical application of RF energy 2. Summarize what types of cosmetic problems are best treated with RF Microneedling 3. [...]
Oct 26, 2018
Liposuction/Liposhaping
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Liposuction/Liposhaping Faculty: Glynis Ablon, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the mechanism of action of liposuction 2. Understand the devices and lasers available for fat reduction 3. Understand action of injectable agents that can reduce fat 4. Understand how to achieve [...]
Oct 25, 2018
Lasers, Light Therapies and Chemical Peels for Anti-aging, Enhancement and Correction
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Lasers, Light Therapies and Chemical Peels for Anti-aging, Enhancement and Correction Faculty: Gene Rubinstein, MD Learning Objectives: 1. A comprehensive breakdown of lasers and light therapies that are used for the skin. Achieving cosmetic improvement on sun damage, pigmentation, skin [...]
Oct 24, 2018
Light Based Therapies
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Light Based Therapies Faculty: Dore John Gilbert, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Familiarize the attendee with which skin problems are treatable with Intense Pulse Light 2. Review the advantages of Photodynamic Therapy 3. Describe which wavelengths of light work best when [...]
Oct 23, 2018
Fillers, Toxins and How to Avoid Complications
From the pre-conference day at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017. Topic: Fillers, Toxins and How to Avoid Complications Faculty: Glynis Ablon, MD Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the filler market, what’s available and how they work 2. Understand the toxin market, what’s available and how they work 3. Understand the difference between [...]
Oct 22, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | SDPA CME Committee
The SDPA’s CME Committee, Matthew Brunner, Eileen Cheever and Keri Holyoak stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss the newest additions to the SPA conferences and how the planning process works.
Oct 16, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | Dermoscopy: Beyond the Basics
Joslyn Kirby, MD, and Jennie Clarke, MD stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss all the things you can do with dermoscopy outside of your basic skin lesions.
Oct 12, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | Patient Focused Medicine with Alan Rockoff, MD
Alan Rockoff, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to discuss the “Patient Focused Medicine: A Clinician’s Guide to Thinking Like a Patent.”
Sep 12, 2018
SDPA Summer 2018 | Interview with Joleen Volz, the SDPA’s New President
Joleen Volz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held in Seattle, Washington, to talk to discuss her new role as president as well as her volunteer and leadership path within the SDPA.
Aug 23, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Henry Lim Discusses Photoprotection
Henry Lim, M.D., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about photoprotection.
May 11, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Rajiv Nijhawan Discusses Skin Cancer in the Immunosuppressed Patient
Rajiv Nijhawan, M.D., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about skin cancer in the immunosuppressed patient.
Apr 10, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | The Importance PAs Being Involved in Clinical Research
Bethany Grubb, MPAS, PA-C, and Mark Hyde, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the importance of PAs being involved in clinical research.
Mar 27, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Ted Rosen, M.D., Discusses Tropical Souvenirs: Bugs, Bites and Parasites
Ted Rosen, M.D., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about tropical souvenirs (bugs, bites and parasites).
Mar 13, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | State Constituent Chapter Highlight: California
Members of the California State Constituent Chapter of the SDPA stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about the origins of their chapter and what’s on the horizon.
Mar 11, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Dore John Gilbert Discusses Microneedling
Dore John Gilbert, M.D., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about microneedling for scars and skin tightening.
Feb 27, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Updates on the Diplomate Fellowship Program
Kristen Grippe, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the latest on the Diplomate Fellowship program.
Feb 13, 2018
Using Cosmetic Tools for Medical Conditions
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Lecture: Using Cosmetic Tools for Medical Conditions Faculty: Suneel Chilukuri, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Learn what cosmetic techniques/technology may help you provide better solutions for some medical conditions including acne, rosacea, [...]
Feb 07, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | John Notabartolo Talks About the DPAF
John Notabartolo, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA past chair of the Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF), stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to talk about the foundation.
Feb 06, 2018
Navigating Specialty Pharmacy Models
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Lecture: Navigating Specialty Pharmacy Models Faculty: Kevin Belasco, DO Learning Objectives: 1.) To understand current challenges with pharmacy prescription access to both branded and generic medications 2.) To understand the process [...]
Jan 31, 2018
Sernivo: It’s All in the Vehicle
This Product Theater, sponsored by Promius Pharma, LLC, from the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled “Sernivo: It’s All in the Vehicle” was presented by James Q. Del Rosso, MD.
Jan 24, 2018
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Wound Healing and Scar Management
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Wound Healing and Scar Management Faculty: David Carr, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Discuss wound [...]
Jan 17, 2018
SDPA Summer 2017 | Joslyn Kirby, M.D., Discusses Acne Hidradenitis
Joslyn Kirby, M.D., stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss Acne Hidradenitis.
Jan 10, 2018
Shifting the Paradigm of AKs
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Shifting the Paradigm of AKs Faculty: George Martin, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Clinically identify actinic keratosis (AKs), their histologic features and re-classification as “squamous cell carcinoma, actinic type” and the association [...]
Jan 10, 2018
New Psoriasis Therapies: Answers to Your Questions
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: New Psoriasis Therapies: Answers to Your Questions Faculty: Kristina Callis Duffin, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Be able to describe the mechanisms of action of new psoriasis therapies 2.) Be able to [...]
Jan 03, 2018
Clinical Approach to Connective Tissue Disorders
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Clinical Approach to Connective Tissue Disorders Faculty: George Martin, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Clinically identify the spectrum of cutaneous lesions of lupus, dermatomyositis and scleroderma 2.) Learn diagnostic strategies, including differential [...]
Dec 27, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Surgical Complications and Management
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Surgical Complications and Management Faculty: Lisa Chipps, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Discuss infection risk [...]
Dec 20, 2017
What’s New in Antibiotic Resistance
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: What’s New in Antibiotic Resistance Faculty: Kevin Belasco, DO Learning Objectives: 1.) Gain a deeper understanding of the short-term and long-term impact of antibiotic overuse both in the US and globally [...]
Dec 13, 2017
COSENTYX (secukinumab) for the Ongoing Management of Adult Patients with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis and Active Psoriatic Arthritis
This Product Theater, sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, from the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled “COSENTYX (secukinumab) for the Ongoing Management of Adult Patients with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis and Active Psoriatic Arthritis” was presented by Clive Liu, MD.
Dec 06, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Archana Sangha Discusses Optimal Team Practice
Archana Sangha, MAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the Optimal Team Practice and its three main components: decoupling PA licensure from a physician; the creation of PA boards; and proper payment by private and [...]
Dec 05, 2017
Erythroderma
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Erythroderma Faculty: Joseph English III, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Be able to define erythroderma and identify the associated systemic manifestations 2.) Recognize and differentiate the various causes of erythroderma 3.) Recognize [...]
Nov 29, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Skin Cancer: Therapy Overview
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Skin Cancer: Therapy Overview Faculty: David Carr, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review common cutaneous [...]
Nov 22, 2017
Updates on Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Updates on Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Faculty: Suneel Chilukuri, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Gain an overview of the latest cosmetic devices and trends 2.) Learn what technology actually works
Nov 15, 2017
Derm Quiz Bowl
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Derm Quiz Bowl Faculty: Joseph English III, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Be able to visually identify various skin diseases 2.) Be able to differentiate between similar skin disease processes 3.) Be [...]
Nov 08, 2017
Male Genital Disease
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Male Genital Disease Faculty: Joseph English III, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Learn the common and atypical male anogenital diseases 2.) Learn the common and atypical male anogenital infections 3.) Learn the [...]
Nov 01, 2017
An Expert Review of Clinical Data
This Product Theater, sponsored by Lilly USA, from the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled “An Expert Review of the Clinical Data” was presented by Michael Heffernan, MD.
Oct 25, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Advanced Closures: Flaps, Grafts, and Advanced Suturing
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Advanced Closures: Flaps, Grafts, and Advanced Suturing Faculty: Lisa Chipps, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) [...]
Oct 18, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Renata Block talks about State Affiliate Chapters
  Renata Block, MHS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the State Affiliate Chapters; how they can get started and more organized.
Oct 17, 2017
Atopic Dermatitis: Updates in Barrier Repair
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Atopic Dermatitis: Updates in Barrier Repair Faculty: Adam Friedman, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review the biology of the stratum corneum 2.) Discuss the pathophysiology of Atopic Dermatitis 3.) Identify key ingredients [...]
Oct 11, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Basic Procedures: Biopsy, Excision, and Linear Repair
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Basic Procedures: Biopsy, Excision, and Linear Repair Faculty: David Carr, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) [...]
Sep 27, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Participants Talk About Camp Wonder
  Camp Wonder counselors, and former attendees, Mark and Stephanie, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the amazing opportunities Camp Wonder offers attendees and volunteers.   The Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF) will be holding their second annual silent auction to benefit Camp [...]
Sep 20, 2017
Infectious Disease Update
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Infectious Disease Update Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Be better able to clinically recognize select unusual but important cutaneous infections 2.) Be able to incorporate new therapeutic modalities to [...]
Sep 13, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Perioperative Care: Pre-Op Assessment, Consents, Prophylaxis, Bandaging
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Perioperative Care: Pre-Op Assessment, Consents, Prophylaxis, Bandaging Faculty: Lisa Chipps, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) [...]
Sep 09, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | New CME Video Offerings
  Matthew Brunner, MHS, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Leah Reily, managing director of the SDPA, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss the SDPA’s CME video offerings.
Sep 06, 2017
Perspectives on Biologic Therapy for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Patient–Provider–Practice
This Product Theater, sponsored by Janssen Biotech, Inc., from the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled “Perspectives on Biologic Therapy for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Patient – Provider – Practice”was presented by Craig A. Kaffert, [...]
Aug 30, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Krista Smith Talks Camp Wonder
  Krista Smith, MPAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss Camp Wonder and what inspired her to get involved with this amazing organization “where kids can come together and just have fun.”   The Dermatology PA [...]
Aug 23, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Surgery Potpourri: Instruments, Sterilization, Skin Prep, Post-Op Wound Care
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Surgery Potpourri: Instruments, Sterilization, Skin Prep, Post-Op Wound Care Faculty: David Carr, MD Learning [...]
Aug 16, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Jane Mast, The SDPA’s New President
  Jane Mast, MPAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017, held in San Diego, California, to discuss her new role as President of the SDPA and the path she took to leadership. This video was shot in June 2017; Jane’s term as [...]
Aug 09, 2017
PA Economics: Contracts & Negotiations
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: PA Economics: Contracts & Negotiations Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD, Suneel Chilukuri, MD, Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, MPAP, PA-C, Risha Bellomo, MPAS, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1.) Participants will learn how to maintain marketability [...]
Aug 09, 2017
Treatment Updates in CTCL
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Treatment Updates in CTCL Faculty: David Wada, MD; Mark Hyde, MMS, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1.) Recognize the potential for diagnostic uncertainty and ensure correct diagnosis is established 2.) Know the subtypes [...]
Aug 02, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Understanding Anesthetics and Injection Pearls
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Understanding Anesthetics and Injection Pearls Faculty: Lisa Chipps, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review common [...]
Jul 26, 2017
Debunking Myths on SPF and UPF Clothing
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Debunking Myths on SPF and UPF Clothing Faculty: Lisa Chipps, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Understand what constitutes UVA/UVB protection 2.) Learn what’s new in sunscreens 3.) Dispel some consumer myths regarding [...]
Jul 19, 2017
Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery | Surgical Anatomy
From the pre-conference day program, Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery: A Progressive Approach from Basic to Advanced Skills, at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Surgical Anatomy Faculty: David Carr, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Describe anatomy relevant to cutaneous [...]
Jul 05, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Kevin Belasco Discusses Antibiotic Resistance
  Kevin Belasco, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss antibiotic resistance.
Jul 04, 2017
SDPA Summer 2017 | Highlight Video
Check out highlights from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2017 that was held at the beautiful Manchaster Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. Leading industry thought-leaders and faculty delivered over three days of dermatology-specific CME. In addition, there were exciting events interspersed throughout the event, including the Sailing San Diego [...]
Jun 28, 2017
Melanoma/Cutaneous Oncology Update
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Melanoma/Cutaneous Oncology Update Faculty: David Hymans, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Understand the AJCC staging of malignant melanoma and the implications of such staging for management of melanoma. Limitations of current clinical [...]
Jun 28, 2017
What’s New and Important in Dermatology
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: What’s New and Important in Dermatology Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review selected significant literature which might not otherwise be familiar to attendee 2.) Obtain significant diagnostic pearls from [...]
Jun 21, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | The Formation of the New Texas State Affiliate
  Bethany Grubb and Joe Capasso stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss the recently formed Texas State affiliate of the SDPA.
Jun 20, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Corporate Buyouts: What PAs Should Be Aware Of
  Jane Mast, MPAS, PA-C, and Joleen Volz, MPAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss the corporate buyout trend and its potential effects on derm PAs.
Jun 08, 2017
Now Available! The SDPA Diplomate Fellowship Program
The SDPA has launched the Diplomate Fellowship, the premier training program for PAs in the field of dermatology. Watch this short video for more details, and be sure to visit the Diplomate web page for additional information.
Jun 02, 2017
Coming June 1, 2017 | The SDPA Diplomate Fellowship
COMING JUNE 1st the SDPA will launch the Diplomate Fellowship, the premier training program for PAs in the field of dermatology. Watch this short video for more details, and be sure to visit the Diplomate web page for additional information. Registration for the Diplomate Fellowship program will officially open on June 1, 2017 [...]
May 26, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Joseph English, MD Discusses Teledermatology
  Joseph English, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss Teledermatology.
May 18, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Kristen Grippe Discusses the Diplomate Fellowship Program
Kristen Grippe, MPA, PA-C, co-chair of the Distance CME Committee, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss the SDPA’s new learning program, the Diplomate Fellowship, including the history of its development.
May 11, 2017
What’s New in the Literature
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in the Literature Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Have enhanced skills for critically interpreting medical literature 2.) Become familiar with current literature pertaining to epidemiology of melanoma and non‐melanoma [...]
Apr 26, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Adam Friedman, MD, Discusses Nanotechnology
  Adam Friedman, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss nanotechnology.
Apr 25, 2017
What’s New in Acne and Rosacea Treatment
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in Acne and Rosacea Treatment Faculty: Hilary Baldwin, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review the pathophysiology of acne and rosacea 2.) Understand the inflammatory nature of both disorders 3.) Review the health [...]
Apr 19, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Eileen Cheever Discussed Recent Changes to Continuing Education Credits
Eileen Cheever, MMS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss recent changes to the continuing education recertification process.
Apr 18, 2017
What’s New in the Management of AKs
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in the Management of AKs Faculty: Scott Dinehart, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Understand who is at risk for actinic keratosis 2.) Know how often actinic keratoses turn into skin cancer 3.) [...]
Apr 12, 2017
What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology Faculty: Sheila Friedlander, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review the latest advances in pediatric dermatology 2.) Discuss new treatments of infantile eczema, utilizing novel therapeutic modalities 3.) Review the [...]
Apr 05, 2017
What’s New in Dermatologic Surgery and NMSC
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in Dermatologic Surgery and NMSC Faculty: Scott Dinehart, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Know the latest facts and epidemiology that concerns NMSC 2.) Understand the hedgehog pathway, its relationship to NMSC, and [...]
Mar 29, 2017
What’s New in Cosmeceuticals
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in Cosmeceuticals Faculty: Hilary Baldwin, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Review what constitutes a cosmeceutical 2.) Review data regarding efficacy and safety of cosmeceuticals 3.) Explore the many types of cosmeceuticals 4.) [...]
Mar 22, 2017
What’s New in Cosmetic Procedures
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: What’s New in Cosmetic Procedures Faculty: Suneel Chilukuri, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Learn about new cosmetic trends for 2016 2.) Learn about evaluating a patient 3.) Discuss treatment options for the cosmetic patient [...]
Mar 15, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Treatment Updates on CTCL
Dr. Dave Wada and Mark Hyde, MMS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma (CTCL).
Mar 14, 2017
STD Update
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: STD Update Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) To be able to recognize the importance of sexually transmitted disease to the practice of dermatology 2.) To become familiar with current epidemiology of [...]
Mar 08, 2017
Vaccines: Available and Emerging
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Vaccines: Available and Emerging Faculty: Ken Tomecki, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Historical perspective and evolution of vaccines, especially those related to infection and skin disease 2.) Evolution and impact of vaccines through the [...]
Mar 01, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Lisa Chipps, MD, Discusses Sun Protection
Lisa Chipps, MD, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss the importance of sun protection.
Feb 28, 2017
MRSA: Global Threat
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: MRSA: Global Threat Faculty: Ken Tomecki, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Historical perspective of MRSA infections, both hospital acquired and community acquired 2.) Changing patterns and impact of MRSA infections, especially CA-MRSA infections 3.) [...]
Feb 22, 2017
Panel: Real Cases: What to do with Warts from Hell
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Panel: Real Cases: What to do with Warts from Hell Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD, Greg Chance, PA-C, Jason Roddick, MPAS, PA-C Learning Objectives: 1.) To understand which warts are likely to be therapeutic [...]
Feb 15, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Kasey D’Amato Discusses the Business Side of Dermatology
Kasey D’Amato, MPAP, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss the business side of dermatology including salary ranges and the relationship between the PA and Dermatologist.
Feb 14, 2017
Newest Antifungal Agents
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Newest Antifungal Agents Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) To understand the mycological epidemiology of common fungal infections of the skin 2.) To have enhanced understanding of the particular shortcomings of antifungal [...]
Feb 08, 2017
Marine Dermatoses
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Marine Dermatoses Faculty: Steve Tyring, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) To be able to recognize the cutaneous manifestations of marine dermatoses 2.) To be able to recommend prevention measures for marine dermatoses 3.) To [...]
Feb 01, 2017
SDPA Fall 2016 | Risha Bellomo Discusses Injectables
Risha Bellomo, MPAS, PA-C,  stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss cosmetic injectables.
Jan 31, 2017
SKINsects: Insects of Dermatologic Importance
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: SKINsects: Insects of Dermatologic Importance Faculty: Dirk Elston, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Recognize and treat scabies and lice
Jan 25, 2017
Sarcoidosis
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Sarcoidosis Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Know epidemiologic features of sarcoidosis 2.) Recognize the many and varied clinical features characterizing cutaneous sarcoidosis 3.) Utilize traditional treatment methods effectively in the management [...]
Jan 18, 2017
Vitiligo and PIH
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Vitiligo and PIH Faculty: Valerie Callender, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Understand the pathophysiology of Vitiligo 2.) Review the current treatment options for Vitiligo 3.) Understand the causes of Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation and its myriad [...]
Jan 11, 2017
Ethnic Hair Disorders: Alopecia in Women
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Ethnic Hair Disorders: Alopecia in Women Faculty: Valerie Callender, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Understand the racial differences in hair morphology 2.) Understand the common ethnic hair grooming practices 3.) Review the differential diagnoses [...]
Jan 04, 2017
Acne, PFB and Other Follicular Disorders
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Acne, PFB and Other Follicular Disorders Faculty: Andrew Alexis, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Discuss treatment options for acne, PFB, and acne keloidalis nuchae 2.) Identify clinical features of follicular disorders 3.) Manage PFB, [...]
Dec 21, 2016
Advances in Atopic Dermatitis: Expert Insights Into New and Emerging Therapies
From the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016, held November 2 – 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Advances in Atopic Dermatitis: Expert Insights Into New and Emerging Therapies Faculty: James Q. Del Rosso, DO This presentation was sponsored by an educational donation provided by Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dec 20, 2016
Real Cases: Challenging Aesthetic Cases in Skin of Color
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Real Cases: Challenging Aesthetic Cases in Skin of Color Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD, Andrew Alexis, MD, Valerie Callender, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Attendee will recognize inherent difficulties in performing cosmetic procedures in “skin [...]
Dec 14, 2016
Psoriasis and Lichen Planus in Skin of Color
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Psoriasis and Lichen Planus in Skin of Color Faculty: Andrew Alexis, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Identify clinical features of psoriasis and lichen planus in darkly pigmented skin types 2.) Discuss nuances to treatment [...]
Dec 07, 2016
Real Cases: Challenging Medical Cases in Skin of Color
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Real Cases: Challenging Medical Cases in Skin of Color Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD, Andrew Alexis, MD, Valerie Callender, MD Learning Objectives: 1.) Attendee will improve recognition of which diseases and disorders are epidemiologically [...]
Dec 01, 2016
Nonverbal Communication: Taking Cues from Your Patients
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held June 1 – 5 in Austin, Texas. Topic: Nonverbal Communication: Taking Cues from Your Patients Faculty: Ted Rosen, MD, Lauren Zajac, MHS, PA-C, Joe Monroe, MPAS, PA Learning Objectives: 1.) Learn the essential elements of non-verbal communication 2.) Differentiate non-verbal cues [...]
Nov 17, 2016
SDPA 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference 2016 | Highlight Video
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Relive the excitement of the SDPA’s 14th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference, held November 2 – 6, 2016 at the exciting Caesars Palace in amazing Las Vegas, Nevada! Visit the sdpaconferences.org website for the latest news on SDPA conferences and an archive of some of our more recent past events.
Nov 17, 2016
Jane Mast Discusses Her Role as SDPA President-Elect and Her Path to Leadership
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Jane Mast, MPAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast studios at the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016 held in Austin, Texas, to discuss her path to leadership positions in the Society.
Nov 16, 2016
Dr. Suneel Chilukuri Discusses the Latest in Cosmetic Procedures (Part 2)
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Dr. Suneel Chilukuri stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss the latest developments in cosmetic procedures. (Part 2 of 2)
Nov 09, 2016
ICD-10: Practical Knowledge for the Dermatology Provider
Eileen Cheever spoke on the the importance of accurate coding and billing in dermatology as it pertains to ICD-10 during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2016) in Austin, Texas.
Nov 03, 2016
Dr. Suneel Chilukuri Discusses the Latest in Cosmetic Procedures (Part 1)
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Dr. Suneel Chilukuri stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss the latest developments in cosmetic procedures. (Part 1 of 2)
Nov 02, 2016
National Issues Involving Dermatology
Dirk Elston, MD, spoke on “National Issues Involving Dermatology” during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2016) in Austin, Texas, including the effects of limited provider networks, payment reform and physician tiering on the future practice of medicine.
Oct 28, 2016
National Issues Involving Dermatology
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Dirk Elston, MD, spoke on “National Issues Involving Dermatology” during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2016) in Austin, Texas, including the effects of limited provider networks, payment reform and physician tiering on the future practice of medicine.
Oct 26, 2016
Dr. Sheila Friedlander Discusses Pediatric Dermatology (Part 2)
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Dr. Sheila Friedlander stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss pediatric dermatology. (Part 2 of 2)
Oct 26, 2016
How to be a Leader: In the Office, Locally and Nationally
SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016 | Austin, Texas Topic: How to be a Leader: In the Office, Locally and Nationally Faculty Panel: Ted Rosen, MD, Dirk Elston, MD, Matthew Brunner, MHS, PA-C, Jennifer Conner, MPAS, PA-C Description: This panel discussion provides insight on how to get involved with your [...]
Oct 20, 2016
Dr. Sheila Friedlander Discusses Pediatric Dermatology (Part 1)
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Dr. Sheila Friedlander stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss pediatric dermatology. (Part 1 of 2)
Oct 19, 2016
Jennifer Conner on Balancing Work, Life, and Volunteering with the SDPA
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Jennifer Conner, MPAS, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast Studios at the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss her new role as President of the SDPA and how she balances the work she does with the Society with her busy full-time career and family life.
Oct 12, 2016
Tracee Douse Talks About How ISDPA Became a State Affiliate
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Tracee Douse, PA-C, is the Director at Large for the Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ISDPA), stopped by the Dermcast Studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss her role with ISDPA and how they became an SDPA State Affiliate.
Oct 05, 2016
Dr. Hillary Baldwin Discusses the Latest in Acne and Rosacea Treatment (Part 2)
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Dr. Hillary Baldwin stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss the latest advancements in Acne and Rosacea. (Part 2 of 2) Watch Part 1
Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Hillary Baldwin Discusses the Latest in Acne and Rosacea Treatment (Part 1)
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Dr. Hillary Baldwin stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss the latest advancements in Acne and Rosacea. (Part 1 of 2) Watch Part 2
Sep 21, 2016
Jeffrey Katz and John Notabartolo Discuss a Push to Allow PAs to be able to Practice in Puerto Rico
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Jeffrey Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA, President of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) sat down with Dermcast host, and Chair of the Puerto Rican Task Force, John Notabartolo, MPAS, PA-C, at the SDPA’s recent Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2016) in Austin, Texas, to discuss the task force and its goal [...]
Sep 14, 2016
Recorded Conference Sessions Will Expand the SDPA’s CME Education Opportunities
Matthew Brunner, MHS, PA-C, dropped by the Dermcast Studios at the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss an exciting new program; conference sessions are now being recorded and will soon be available online for those who are unable to attend in person to receive [...]
Sep 07, 2016
Jennifer Conner and Renata Block Discuss How to Get Involved with the SDPA
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Jennifer Conner, MPAS, PA-C, and Renata Block, PA-C, stopped by the Dermcast Studios at the SDPA’s Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016, held in Austin, Texas, to discuss their roles with the SDPA, why they volunteer and why others should consider getting involved.  
Aug 31, 2016
SDPA and DPAF Updates and Latest Happenings with Lindsay Martin
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SDPA and DPAF staff member Lindsay Martin stopped by the Dermcast Studios during the SDPA’s 2016 Annual Summer Dermatology Conference in Austin, Texas, to discuss the latest happenings and her role with both organizations.
Aug 24, 2016
Catching Up with Travis Hayden: A Man Who Wears Many Hats with the SDPA and DPAF
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Travis Hayden holds many roles with the SDPA and DPAF including: Chair of the Publications and Communications Committee, Managing Editor of the JDPA and Trustee at Large on the DPAF Board of Trustees. He stopped by the Dermcast studios during the SDPA’s 2016 Annual Summer Dermatology Conference in Austin, Texas, [...]
Aug 17, 2016
SDPA’s Latest Happenings and Updates with Leah Reily and Chad Quinn
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SPDA’s Managing Director, Leah Reily, and Communications and Industry Support Manager, Chad Quinn, stopped by the Dermcast studios during the recent 2016 Annual Summer Dermatology Conference to speak about the latest happenings with the Association and what’s on the horizon.
Aug 10, 2016
Vicki Roberts and Matthew Brunner Talk About the New DPAF
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Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF) Trustees at Large, Vicki Roberts and Matthew Brunner, stopped by the Dermcast studios at the SDPA’s 2016 Annual Summer Dermatology Conference in Austin, Texas, to discuss the new philanthropic arm of the SDPA, new developments and what’s on the horizon.
Aug 03, 2016
AAPA President, Jeffrey Katz, Discusses the NCCPA’s Proposed Recertification Requirements
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Jeffrey Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA, President of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) sat down with Dermcast host Martha Sikes, MS, RPh, PA-C, at the SDPA’s recent Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2016) in Austin, Texas, to discuss the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants’ (NCCPA) proposed changes to the [...]
Jul 26, 2016
SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2016 | Highlight Video
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This video features highlights from the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference held June 1 – 5, 2016 in Austin, Texas. The Austin conference set an attendance record for a summer SDPA conference and included dynamic speakers and panel discussions as well as great networking events. Visit the sdpaconferences.org website for [...]
Jun 24, 2016
Why You Should Join the First Pediatric Patch Testing Registry – Sharon Jacob, MD
59:14
Dr. Sharon Jacob presented a lecture at the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference (2014) in Orlando, FL, about the first pediatric patch testing registry. She highlighted some of the differences between registry studies and clinical studies and listed the benefits of participation.
Jun 01, 2016
Brittney Franley on Student Leadership and mentorship within the SDPA
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Brittney Franley, the junior student cooridinator for the student affairs committee, shares with Dermcast about her role in the SDPA and what she is looking forward to for students in the future.
Jun 01, 2016
The Urticarial Spectrum – Chronic Urticaria, Urticarial Vasculitis, Urticarial Dermatitis, Contact Urticaria, and Physical Urticarias – Matthew Zirwas, MD
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At the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL, Dr. Matthew Zirwas presented a lecture on The Urticarial Spectrum – Chronic Urticaria, Urticarial Vasculitis, Urticarial Dermatitis, Contact Urticaria, and Physical Urticarias. Dr. Zirwas shared some pearls related to several different cases.
May 18, 2016
Product Theater for Leo Pharmaceuticals: Picato Gel
29:33
Dr. Michael Borenstein presented a product theater for Leo Pharmaceuticals on Picato Gel, Not Your Typical Topical. Dr. Borenstein covered some basics of actinic keratosis and discussed Picato Gel as a therapy option.
May 06, 2016
Philanthropy and the SDPA – Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C
5:19
Dermcast interviewed Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C, about the new Derm PA Foundation, the role of philanthropy in dermatology, and exciting developments coming to the philanthropic arm of the SDPA.
May 01, 2016
A Patient-Applied Therapy for the Treatment of External Genital and Perianal Warts
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Important Safety Information VEREGEN® (sinecatechins) has not been evaluated to treat urethral, intra-vaginal, cervical, rectal, or intra-anal human papilloma viral disease and should not be used to treat these conditions. Avoid use of VEREGEN® on open wounds. Avoid exposure of VEREGEN®-treated areas to [...]
Apr 28, 2016
Pediatric Contact Dermatitis
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Dr. Sharon Jacob, gave a lecture titled “Pediatric Contact Dermatitis” at the 2015 SDPA Fall Dermatology Conference in Orlando. Dr. Jacob noted that there are 35 allergens indicated adults in America, however zero are approved in children. The learning objectives of the session was to discuss the wide range of [...]
Apr 28, 2016
Is There Anything New in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer? – David Carr, MD
55:51
Dr. David Carr presented a lecture at the SDPA’s 13th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference (November 2015) in Orlando, FL, on “Is There Anything New in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer?” Dr. Carr covered a wide variety of topics including sunscreen and sunscreen approval, hedgehog inhibitors, and skin cancer prevention – including some [...]
Apr 20, 2016
Panel Discussion: Grand Rounds – The Coolest and Toughest Cases from PAs Around the US
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It’s time for Grand Rounds! Matthew Zirwas, MD, Michael Conroy, MD, and Douglas DiRuggiero, MPAS, PA-C, presented a panel discussion at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando on “The Coolest and Toughest Cases from PAs Around the US.”
Apr 13, 2016
Burning Questions: Billing, Coding, Malpractice, Scope of Practice, and More – Matthew Zirwas, MD, and Douglas DiRuggiero, MPAS, PA-C
54:11
At the 2015 SDPA Annual Fall Dermatology Conference in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Matthew Zirwas and Douglas DiRuggiero hosted a Q&A session that covered topics related to the administrative and institutional best practices for PAs.
Apr 04, 2016
President-Elect Jennifer Conner, PA-C and the Benefits of Leadership
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President-Elect Jennifer Conner, PA-C, spoke to Dermcast about the role of a President-Elect and how members can get more involved in SDPA leadership.
Mar 30, 2016
Allergans of the Year: Not Just Names, But Real Cases – Sharon Jacob, MD
1:06:20
At the SDPA’s 13th Annual Fall Conference 2015, in Orlando, Florida, Sharon Jacob, MD, presented a lecture about “Allergens of the Year.” Dr. Jacob listed the allergans between 2000 and 2015 and presented real cases. Dr. Jacobs detailed creative and critical methods for determining the source of an allergens and [...]
Mar 23, 2016
Advances in Atopic Dermatitis: Expert Insights Into New and Emerging Therapies – Theodore Rosen, MD
55:32
Dr. Theodore Rosen presented a lecture by Anacor Pharmaceuticals called Advances in Atopic Dermatitis: Expert Insights Into New and Emerging Therapies. Dr. Rosen covered some basics about atopic dermatitis including comorbidities, treatment options, and steroid use.
Mar 16, 2016
Stasis Dermatitis – Michael Bond, MD
49:44
Dr. Michael Bond presented a lecture at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL, on the diagnosis, etiology, comorbidities, and treatment options for stasis dermatology.
Mar 04, 2016
Martha Sikes, MS, RPh, PA-C and the New Role of Blog Post Moderator
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Dermcast interviewed Martha Sikes, MS, RPh, PA-C about her role as Blog Post Moderator and what that means for the membership of the SDPA.
Mar 01, 2016
Improving Your Dermpath and Patient Outcomes in Melanocytic and Inflammatory Conditions – Michael Conroy, MD
56:22
Dr. Michael Conroy gave a lecture at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL about improving your dermatopathology results, particularly in melanocytic and inflammatory conditions.
Feb 26, 2016
Dermoscopy: Parts I, II, III – Ash Marghoob, MD
2:33:05
In this three-part lecture at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL, Dr. Ash Marghoob presented the basics, advanced techniques, and unique pearls of dermoscopy in the hopes that more providers will feel competent with their dermatoscopes.
Feb 19, 2016
Product Theater for Galderma Laboratories – Epiduo Forte Gel: A New Topical Treatment for Acne – Neal Bhatia, MD
30:18
Dr. Neal Bhatia presented a product theater from Galderma on the topical acne treament Epiduo Forte Gel. Dr. Bhatia covered the specifics of treatment and efficacy of the drug and took questions from the audience.
Feb 16, 2016
Practical Issues Using Biologics for Psoriasis – Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD
1:00:23
In this lecture from the Annual Fall SDPA Conference in Orlando, Steven R. Feldman, MD, presented a lecture on the practical uses for biologics to treat psoriasis. Dr. Feldman discussed the AAD guidelines as well as other issues of cost, treatment, and patient collaboration.
Feb 12, 2016
What is an SDPA Director at Large and How Can You Become One? – Matthew Dohlman, MHS, PA-C
3:57
Matthew Dohlman, MHS, PA-C discusses his role as a director at large and shares about his own journey to leadership in the SDPA.
Feb 12, 2016
Panel Discussion: Tough but Real Cases – Matthew Zirwas, MD, Stephen R. Feldman, MD, PhD, Douglas DiRuggiero, MPAS, PA-C
1:09:15
In this panel discussion at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL, Dr’s Zirwas and Feldman, and PA DiRuggiero presented some “Tough but Real Cases.” Some of the topics discussed were pediatric chronic alopecia, linear keratosis, and more.
Feb 09, 2016
Oddballs That You See All The Time – Matthew Zirwas, MD
57:31
In this lecture from the Annual Fall SDPA Conference in Orlando, FL, Dr. Matthew Zirwas spoke about “Oddballs That You See All The Time.” Dr. Zirwas presented pearls related to digital mucous cysts, Grover’s disease, toe web infections, and tinea versicolor.
Feb 04, 2016
Optimizing Traditional Psoriasis Therapies – Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD
1:02:20
Dr. Steven Feldman presented a two-part lecture at the annual fall SDPA conference in Orlando, on psoriasis. Dr. Feldman covered a wide variety of treatment options, including biologics and non-biologics, patient advocacy, and comorbid issues.
Feb 02, 2016
Troy Davis, PA-C, and the Role of the Judicial and Ethical Affairs Committee in the SDPA
2:16
Dermcast interviewed Troy Davis, PA-C, the judicial and ethical affairs committee chairman about his leadership role and how other PAs can get involved.
Feb 01, 2016
Better Biopsies: Pitfalls in Dermatopathology – Michael Conroy, MD.
1:01:00
Dr. Michael Conroy presented a lecture at the Fall SDPA conference in Orlando, FL, on the topic of “Better Biopsies: Pitfalls in Dermatopathology.” Dr. Conroy discussed the journey a biospy takes and presented helpful tips to get the best results and collaboration from your dermatopathologist.
Jan 27, 2016
Product Theater for Valeant Pharmaceuticals
30:48
In this lecture from the Annual Fall SDPA Conference in Orlando, FL, Linda Stein Gold, MD, presented product theater for Valeant Pharmaceuticals called
Jan 19, 2016
What You’ve Been Missing in Male Pattern Hair Loss – Larry Shapiro, DO
51:48
Dr. Larry Shapiro shared an interesting lecture at the annual SDPA fall conference in Orlando on some new research related to hair loss (particularly early male baldness), hair transplants, and common substances that can accelerate hair loss.
Jan 12, 2016
Hands, Feet, and Eyelids – Different Approaches to Regional Dermatitis – Matthew Zirwas, MD
52:23
Dr. Matthew Zirwas presented a lecture at the annual SDPA fall conference in Orlando on dermatitis related to eyelids, hands, and feet. He shared a number of pearls about how to determine the cause of irritation by looking at distribution, morphology, and itchiness, and also covered some basic treatment options.
Dec 31, 2015
Novel Approaches to Treating Hyperhidrosis – David Pariser, MD
50:18
Dr. David Pariser addressed the topic of hyperhidrosis at the annual SDPA fall conference in Orlando. Hyperhidrosis patients report even worse quality of life issues than patients with severe plaque psoriasis. Dr. Pariser covered some basics about hyperhidrosis and went over several different treatment options.
Dec 24, 2015
Advances in Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Treatments – Scott Dinehart, MD
51:29
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Scott Dinehart taught about advances in treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers.
Dec 15, 2015
The Biopsy: How, When, Where, and Why – Whitney High, MD
54:01
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, dermatopathologist Dr. Whitney High taught on “The Biopsy: How, When, Where and Why.”
Dec 11, 2015
Advances in Actinic Keratosis Treatments – Brian Berman, MD
1:04:33
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Brian Berman taught about advances in treatment of actinic keratoses.
Dec 08, 2015
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Panel Discussion – Colby Evans, MD, Jeffrey Callen, MD,-and Whitney High, MD
37:41
In this panel discussion at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr’s Whitney High, Colby Evans, and Jeffery Callen led a session on pharmacology and therapeutics.
Dec 04, 2015
Challenging “Red” Cases – Jeffery Callen, MD
1:08:17
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Jeffery Callen taught about challenging red cases, specifically related to patients with recalcitrant disesases.
Nov 27, 2015
Leah Bregman Discusses Her Role as Managing Director for the SDPA
2:06
What does the managing director for the SDPA do? Leah Bregman spoke with Dermcast and explained her role, what she accomplishes as managing director, and how SDPA members can contact her.
Nov 27, 2015
Allergan and Acne Vulgaris: Disease State, Pathophysiology, and Management – Sarah Jackson, MD
36:26
In this Allergan product theater at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Sarah Jackson presented a lecture on Acne Vulgaris: Disease State, Pathophysiology, and Management.
Nov 20, 2015
Exciting Workshops Coming to Future CME Conferences – Eileen Cheever, PA
2:11
Eileen Cheever joined us in the Dermcast studio at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas to share about exciting workshops coming to future CME conferences.
Nov 20, 2015
2015 SDPA Fall Conference Highlights
Nov 16, 2015
Photosensitive Disorders and Connective Tissues Disease – Jeffery Callen, MD
59:35
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Jeffery Callen taught about photosensitive disorders and connective tissue diseases including lupus, solar urticaria, and photoallergy.
Nov 13, 2015
What is a Derm PA? (Español) / Que es un Dermatologo Asistente Medico?
Nov 12, 2015
Red All Over and Emergency Conditions in Dermatology – Whitney High, MD
48:16
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Whitney High taught about “Red All Over and Emergency Conditions in Dermatology.” Dr. High’s lecture included the topics of dengue fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, Chikungunya virus, and necrotizing fasciitis.
Nov 06, 2015
Red Where the Sun Don’t Shine – Misha Miller, MD
1:01:03
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Misha Miller taught on the topic of “Red Where the Sun Don’t Shine,” including lichen simplex chronicus, lichen sclerosus, and lichen planus.
Oct 30, 2015
Red Face and Red Scalp – Whitney High, MD
57:36
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Whitney High taught on the topic of “Red Face and Red Scalp” including the many forms of dermatitis.
Oct 23, 2015
Student Involvement with the SDPA – Paulina Zachowicz
Junior Student Coordinator Maria Kelly interviews PA student Paulina Zachowicz about her love for dermatology and ways to get involved with the SDPA as a student.
Oct 23, 2015
Tough Itchy Cases Panel Discussion – Matthew Zirwas, MD, Ted Rosen, MD,-Whitney High, MD
1:10:35
In this panel discussion at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr’s Whitney High, Matthew Zirwas, and Ted Rosen led a session on tough itchy dermatology cases.
Oct 16, 2015
Eyelid and Hand Dermatitis – Matthew Zirwas, MD
1:04:27
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Matthew Zirwas taught about eyelid dermatitis and hand dermatitis, including irritant eyelid dermatitis and hand eczema.
Oct 09, 2015
Cutaneous Drug Reactions – Whitney High, MD
1:00:23
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Whitney High taught about issues related cutaneous drug reactions.
Oct 02, 2015
Aging Gracefully: Cosmetic Concerns – Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C
41:30
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C taught about “Aging Gracefully: Cosmetic Concerns.”Ms. D’Amato also discussed definitions of cosmeceutical terms like clinically tested, clinically proven, non-comedogenic, medical grade, and anti-aging.
Sep 25, 2015
SDPA Board Member Jang Mi Johnson, PA-C Discusses Leadership Development
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Jang Mi Johnson, PA-C spoke to Dermcast at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas about her current and future leadership roles within the SDPA and the AAPA.
Sep 22, 2015
Updated Insights in Psoriatic Disease and AbbVie – Caitriona Ryan, MD
49:59
In this product theater by AbbVie at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Caitriona Ryan presented information about updated insights of psoriatic disease.
Sep 18, 2015
Pigmented Lesions – Whitney High, MD
1:00:59
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Whitney High taught about pigmented lesions, including diagnosis of melanoma.
Sep 11, 2015
Hair and Nails – John Yost, MD
54:42
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr John Yost taught about dermatology cases involving hair and nails.
Sep 01, 2015
Valeant and a Changing View of Acne Vulgaris – Hilary Baldwin, MD
41:06
In this product theater at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Hilary Baldwin presented a lecture by Valeant about “Acne Vugaris: A Time to Challenge the Current View.”
Aug 31, 2015
Philanthropic Projects of the SDPA – President Elect, Jennifer Conner, PA-C
1:51
President elect Jennifer Conner dropped by the Dermcast Studeio at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas to talk about Miles for Melanoma and other philanthropic endeavors of the SDPA.
Aug 21, 2015
Urticaria – Ted Rosen, MD
57:48
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Ted Rosen taught about urticaria, including diagnoses and treatment.
Aug 17, 2015
Changes on the Horizon for CME Self-Assessment and the 10 Year Cycle – Matthew Brunner, PA-C
3:18
Incoming SPDA President Matthew Brunner shares exciting changes coming to CME, DLI, recertifications and the new SDPA Foundation. Dr. Fred Ghali joined us in the Dermcast studio at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas to discuss his lectures on pediatric dermatology, acne, and fungal infections.
Aug 07, 2015
Atopic Dermatitis Panel Discussion – Fred Ghali, MD, Jane Bellet, MD, Whitney High, MD
55:35
In this panel discussion at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr’s Fred Ghali, Jane Bellet, and Whitney High shared knowledge about atopic dermatitis.
Aug 03, 2015
Pediatric Nails: Diagnoses and Treatments – Jane Bellet, MD
48:40
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Jane Bellet taught about pediatric nail issues, including diagnoses, off label treatments, and whether or not to biopsy.
Jul 27, 2015
Common Pediatric Bacterial and Fungal Infections – Fred Ghali, MD
45:10
In this lecture at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Fred Ghali taught about common pediatric bacterial and fungal infections, including impetigo, boils, cellulitis .
Jul 17, 2015
Acne and Athletes in the Pediatric Population – Fred Ghali, MD
Dr. Fred Ghali joined us in the Dermcast studio at the SDPA Summer Conference in Las Vegas to discuss his lectures on pediatric dermatology, acne, and fungal infections.
Jul 14, 2015
Importance of Understanding Dermatopathology- Whitney High, MD
1:27
Dermcast interviewed Dr. Whitney High at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Dr. High shared on his area of expertise, Dermatopathology, and why this is an important area of education for practicing PAs.
Jul 11, 2015
Atopic Dermatisis and Ichthyosis – Amy Paller, MD
50:56
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Amy Paller taught about atopic dermatitis and ichthyosis, including eczema therapy and steriod addiction.
Jul 06, 2015
Tech Talk with Dr. Daniel Siegel
29:05
In this podcast, Dr. Daniel Siegel shares tech tips for busy clinicians. This lecture was sponsored by MERZ Pharma.
Jul 06, 2015
Pearls for Problem Patients – Matthew Zirwas MD
22:06
This podcast is about Pearls for Problem Patients with Matthew Zirwas, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jul 01, 2015
Acne in the Pediatric Population – Fred Ghali, MD
52:43
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Fred Ghali taught about acne in the pediatric population.
Jun 29, 2015
CoolCases – Christine Lopez, MD
32:18
This podcast is about cool cases with Dr. Christine Lopez and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jun 26, 2015
Coolest Cases – Case Based Discussion – Matthew Zirwas MD
55:54
This podcast is on Dr. Matthew Zirwas’ “Coolest Cases: Case-Based Discussion” featuring Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C, and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jun 21, 2015
Exciting Updates from SDPA President Vicki Roberts, PA-C
2:47
Dermcast interviewed Vicki Roberts, MPAS, PA-C, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Roberts is the SDPA President and shared some of the goals for her term including branding the “PA” title, and exciting changes for Dermcast.tv website.
Jun 21, 2015
Skin Cancer Screening to Save Lives – Ronald Shore, MD
1:02:56
This podcast is on Skin Cancer Screening to Save Lives with Ronald Shore, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jun 16, 2015
Vascular Conditions in Pediatrics – Howard Pride, MD
54:49
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Howard Pride taught about pediatric vascular conditions, including hemangiomas.
Jun 15, 2015
Galderma Presents Soolantra Cream – James Del Rosso, DO
38:36
In this product theater at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. James Del Rosso presented information about Soolantra Cream by Galderma.
Jun 12, 2015
Product Theater – Otezla for Psoriasis
44:01
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Paul Wallace presented on behalf of Celgene Pharma on Otezla for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Jun 11, 2015
Pediatric Viral Disease – Howard Pride, MD
54:45
In this lecture at the SDPA summer conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Howard Pride taught about pediatric viral diseases, including lesions and exanthems.
Jun 08, 2015
The Embryological Development of the Skin and How it Relates to What We See Everyday – Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C
55:20
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C lectured on The Embryological Development Of The Skin and How It Relates To What We See Everyday.
Jun 06, 2015
Cosmeceuticals – Miracle Cream or Marketing Dream – Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, MPAS, PAC
57:26
This podcast is on Cosmeceuticals: Miracle Cream or Marketing Dream with Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, PA-C and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jun 01, 2015
Inflammation with Itching – Contact Dermatitis – Matthew Zirwas MD
1:08:12
This podcast was recorded live at the SDPA 14th Annual Fall Conference (2014) in San Diego where Matthew Zirwas, MD lectured on eye-lid dermatatis in his talk entitled “Inflammation with Itching.”
May 27, 2015
Goals for the SDPA Membership Committee- Sara Wilchowski, PA-C
1:15
Dermcast interviewed Sara Wilchowski, PA-C at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Ms. Wilchowski is a co-chair of the SDPA Membership Committee and shared some of her goals for the upcoming year.
May 25, 2015
Product Theater – Promius: The Promise Steps In
21:01
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Promius Pharma presented on Cloderm and the Promius Promise.
May 22, 2015
Facial Follicular Findings – Douglas DiRuggiero PA-C and Matthew Zirwas MD
1:08:10
This podcast is a split lecture between Douglas DiRuggiero, PA-C and Matthew Zirwas, MD on Facilial Follicular Findings and was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
May 17, 2015
Coding, Billing, CMD, and Obamacare – Matthew Zirwas MD and Whitney High MD
55:34
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where a panel included Dr. Whitney High and Dr. Matthew Zirwas fielded questions from the audience on “Coding, Billing, CME, and Obamacare.”
May 12, 2015
Junior Student Coordinator Maria Kelly, PA-S1
1:32
Dermcast interviewed Maria Kelly, PA-S1, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Ms. Kelly shared with Dermcast about her new role as the Junior Student Coordinator.
May 12, 2015
Holy Histology – How He Handles Haziness – Whitney High MD
1:04:36
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference where Dr. Whitney High lectured on issues that arise in dermatopathology in his talk entitled “Holy Histology! How He Handles Haziness.”
May 07, 2015
Dermpath – Discussion of What it Can and Cannot Tell the Clinician – Whitney High MD
1:03:51
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Whitney High lectured on Dermpath: Discussion of What it Can and Cannot Tell the Clinician.
May 02, 2015
Product Theater – A Balanced View: Risks and Benefits of HUMIRA
51:33
This podcast was recorded live at the SDPA 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Jerry Bagel presented HUMIRA as a treatment option for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This lecture was sponsored by AbbVie.
Apr 27, 2015
What’s Wrong with Wrinkles – Christine Lopez, MD
49:16
This podcast is on cosmetical procedures entitled “What’s Wrong with Wrinkles” with Dr. Christine Lopez and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Apr 22, 2015
Philanthropy Committee Chair- Luke Walters, PA-C
2:00
Dermcast interviewed Luke Walters, MPAS, PA-C, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Walters is the Philanthopy Committee Chair and joined Dermcast in the studios to speak about what this new committee brings to SDPA and the community at large.
Apr 22, 2015
Inflammation with Itching – Dermatitis other than Contact – Matthew Zirwas MD
58:42
This podcast is on Inflammation with Itching: Dermatitis other than Contact with Matthew Zirwas, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Apr 17, 2015
Product Theater – NAFTIN Gel 2% for Treatment of Interdigital Tinea Pedis
19:56
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Linda Stein-Gold lectured on the efficacy of NAFTIN Gel 2% in the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis. This lecture was sponsored by MERZ Pharma.
Apr 12, 2015
Differential Dx that You Don’t Want to Miss – Jason Roddick PA_C
54:00
This podcast is on Differential Diagnoses presented by Jason Roddick, PA-C at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Apr 07, 2015
Incredibly Itchy Individuals – Matthew Zirwas MD and Joseph English MD
55:15
This podcast is on Incredibly Itchy Individuals with Matthew Zirwas, MD and Joseph English, MD was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Apr 02, 2015
Utilizing PAs in His Practice- Joseph English, MD
3:16
Dermcast interviewed Dr. Joseph English at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Dr. English spoke with Dermcast about how he utilizes PA s in his practice and discussed his role as a member of the Fall Conference core faculty.
Apr 02, 2015
How to be Unhappy – Dealing with Psychodermatology Patients – Matthew Zirwas MD, Christine Lopez MD and Joseph English MD
57:54
This podcast is on Dealing With Psychodermatology Patients with Dr’s Christine Lopez, Joseph English, and Matthew Zirwas and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Mar 28, 2015
How to be Happy – Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD
1:05:32
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where keynote speaker Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD lectured on “How to Be Happy.”
Mar 23, 2015
Product Theater – Psoriasis and Advancing Doctor-Patient Dialogue
42:44
In this podcast, Dr. Paul Yamauchi and Novartis Pharmaceuticals share information on the pathophysiology of psoriasis and advancing doctor-patient dialogue. This lecture was recorded at the SDPA 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego.
Mar 18, 2015
Dermoscopy Self Assesment – Robert Johr MD
40:32
This podcast is on Dermoscopy Self Assessment with Dr. Robert Johr and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Mar 13, 2015
Info on the New Media Relations Committee- John Notabartolo, PA-C
4:08
Dermcast interviewed John Notabartolo, PA-C, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Notabartolo shares about his role as the Senior Representative for the AAPA House of Representatives and as the Media Relations Committee Chair. As the chair to this brand new committee, Notobartolo shares ways in which SDPA members [...]
Mar 13, 2015
Clinical Kodachromes – Matthew Zirwas MD and Joseph English MD
49:37
This podcast is on Clinical Case Kodachromes from Joseph English, MD and Matthew Zirwas, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Mar 08, 2015
Pharm and Therapeutics – Joseph English MD and Matthew Zirwas MD
51:36
This podcast is on Pharm Therapeutics with Matthew Zirwas, MD and Joseph English, MD was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Mar 03, 2015
Product Theater – Jublia for Toenail Onychomycosis
36:50
In this podcast, Dr. Linda Stein-Gold presents on the use of Jublia for Toenail Onychomycosis. Her lecture was sponsored by Valeant and recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Feb 26, 2015
To Cut or Not to Cut – Dermoscopy Will Help – Robert Johr, MD
45:19
This podcast is on To Cut or Not to Cut: Dermoscopy Will Help with Robert Johr, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Feb 23, 2015
Not Normal Nails – Joseph English, MD
1:15:04
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Joseph English lectured on “Not Normal Nails” – covering how to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the nails.
Feb 23, 2015
2014 Lifetime Acheivement Award Winner Jim Page, PA-C
2:48
Dermcast interviewed Jim Page, PA-C, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Mr. Page is a founding member of the SDPA and is a recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Acheivement Award and he shares what both of these titles mean to him.
Feb 23, 2015
Connective Tissue Conundrums – Joseph English MD
55:07
This podcast is on Connective Tissue Conundrums with Joseph English, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Feb 21, 2015
Representing the SDPA at the AAPA Annual Meeting- Jodi Arnold Burkholz, PA-C
1:46
Dermcast interviewed Jodi Arnold Burkholz, PA-C, at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Ms. Arnold Burkholz is the Junior Representative for the AAPA House of Delegates and shared about her role as a PA and as a representative for SDPA at the Annual AAPA Meeting.
Feb 21, 2015
Killer Cases of Kooky Curls – Matthew Zirwas MD and Joseph English MD
26:25
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Joseph English shared hair conditions seen in the clinic or “Killer Cases of Kooky Curls.”
Feb 16, 2015
Scanty Scalps – Joseph English MD and Matthew Zirwas MD
1:12:35
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr’s Joseph English and Matthew Zirwas lectured on hair and scalp conditions in their talk entitled “Scanty Scalps.”
Feb 11, 2015
Colleagues Who Have Been There – Panel Discussion
1:18:16
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where practicing Derm PA s shared on their adnice in a panel discussion entitled “Colleagues Who Have Been There.”
Feb 01, 2015
Lasers – Christine Lopez MD
48:04
This podcast is on Lasers with Christine Lopez, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jan 22, 2015
Product Theater – Aczone Proven Effective for Acne Lesion Reduction
35:40
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego where Dr. Julie Harper gave a product theater from Allergan Pharma, sharing about acne and Aczone Gel.
Jan 17, 2015
Cutaneous Cutting – ChristineLopez
46:09
This podcast is on Cutaneous Cutting with Christine Lopez, MD and was recorded at the 2014 SDPA Fall Conference in San Diego.
Jan 12, 2015
Getting Involved with The Melanoma Research Foundation, Carolyn Edrington
3:01
Dermcast interviewed Carolyn Edrington at the 2014 Fall Conference in San Diego. Ms. Edrington is the National Director of Events for the Melanoma Research Foundation and she discusses the various ways to get involved in fundraising for MRF.
Jan 12, 2015
Bacterial and Fungal Infections – Steven Hawkes MMS PA-C
39:03
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Steven Hawkes, MMS, PA-C, lectured on "Bacterial and Fungal Infections." Hawkes extensively covered topics like dermatophytosis and KOH.
Jan 06, 2015
Acne and Rosacea New Therapies and Strategies for Management – Abby Jacobson MS PA-C
1:06:24
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Abby Jacobson, MS, PA-C, lectured on "Acne and Rosacea: New Therapies and Strategies for Management." She discussed the pros and cons of some common treatments and highlighted some exciting new developments.
Dec 30, 2014
Essentials of Lymphoproliferative Disorders – Joan Guitart MD
51:26
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Joan Guitart lectured on "Essentials of Lymphoproliferative Disorders." Dr. Guitart among topics discussed was the diagnosis and treatment Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides.
Dec 23, 2014
Managing Medicolegal Risk as a PA or NP – Whitney High MD
1:04:45
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Whitney High lectured on "Managing Medicolegal Risk as a PA/NP." He covered the basics of malpractice and shared some pearls on how to best prevent and protect yourself from lawsuit.
Dec 16, 2014
The Evolution of the SDPA – Robert Higham, PA-C
2:40
Abby Jacobson, PA-C interviewed Robert Higham, PA-C, for Dermcast.tv at the 2014 Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Mr. Higham is a lifetime achievement award recipient and he discusses some of the things he’s most proud of the SDPA.
Dec 16, 2014
Skin Disorders and Concerns of Pregnancy – Misha Miller MD
34:55
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Misha Miller, MD, lectured on "Skin Disorders and Concerns of Pregnancy." Topics included atopic eruption, polymorphic eruption, and pemphigoid gestationis.
Dec 09, 2014
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Scott Dinehart MD
1:04:14
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Scott Dinehart, MD, lectured on "Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma, and Squamous Cell Carcinoma." Dr. Dinehart discussed biopsy techniques, diagnosis, and treatment of these skin cancers.
Dec 02, 2014
Special State Affiliate Awards – Renata Block, PA-C
1:23
Dermcast interviewed Renata Block, PA-C, at the 2014 Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Ms. Block is the Constituant Relations Chair for the SDPA and she discusses the first ever State Affilliate awards.
Dec 02, 2014
PANEL: Diagnosis and Management of Melanoma and Pigmented Lesions – Scott Dinehart MD – Whitney High MD – Darrell Rigel MD
1:03:54
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr's Dinehart, High, and Rigel sat on a special panel and shared unique cases they've seen relating to the diagnosis and management of melanoma and pigmented lesions.
Nov 25, 2014
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer – Whitney High MD and Misha Miller MD
54:01
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Whitney High and Dr. Misha Miller lectured on "Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer." In addition to the more common non melanoma skin cancers, High and Miller covered the topics of verrucous carcinoma and sebaceous carcinoma.
Nov 18, 2014
Changes and Highlights of the Upcoming Fall SDPA Conference – Keri Holyoak, PA-C
5:48
Dermcast interviewed Keri Holyoak, PA-C, at the 2014 Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Ms. Holyoak is the CME Chair for the Fall SPDA conference and she discusses some of the upcoming highlights and changes coming to the conference in San Diego in November 2014.
Nov 18, 2014
Actinic Keratoses – Darrell Rigel MD
58:21
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Darrell Rigel, MD, lectured on "Actinic Keratoses." Dr. Rigel throughly covered the topics of diagnosis, treatment, and management of AKs.
Nov 11, 2014
Product Theater: Promius Pharma – Emphasis on Access: Treatment of Eczema and Severe Acne and Seborrheic Dermatitis – Mark Kaufmann MD
29:09
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Mark Kaufmann gave a product theater from Promius Pharma LLC and shared about Cloderm Cream from Promius Pharma and The Promius Promise.
Nov 04, 2014
A Brief History of the SDPA – Joe Monroe, PA-C
3:34
Dermcast interviewed Joe Monroe, PA-C, at the 2014 Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Mr. Monroe is one of the founding members of the SDPA and he shared some of the history of that extraordinary organization.
Nov 04, 2014
Solar Damage and Solar Protection – Darrell Rigel MD
55:55
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Darrell Rigel, MD, lectured on "Solar Damage and Solar Protection." Dr. Rigel shared in-depth about the vitamen D "deficiency" claims and talked about technical and scientific differences in measuring UVA vs. UVB protection.
Oct 28, 2014
The Biopsy: What Can Be Learned? What are the Pitfalls and Limitations? – Whitney High MD
53:53
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Whitney High lectured on "The Biopsy What Can Be Learned What are the Pitfalls and Limitations." Dr. High shared some technique pearls and discussed general dermatopathology issues.
Oct 21, 2014
Changes to SDPA Conferences – Whitney High MD
1:38
Dermcast.tv interviewed Dr. Whitney High following a panel discussion at the 2014 SDPA Conference in Indianapolis. Dr. High talked about some of the new features and benefits of the SDPA conferences.
Oct 21, 2014
Vasculitis: What Are the Forms? How Do I Recognize It? What Do I Do Next? – Richard D Sontheimer MD
42:22
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Richard D Sontheimer, MD, lectuerd on "Vasculitis: What Are the Forms? How Do I Recognize? It What Do I Do Next?" Sontheimer's lecture included the topics of livedo reticularis, palpable purpura, and urticaria.
Oct 14, 2014
What are the Basics of Connective Tissue Disease in The Skin? – Richard D Sontheimer MD
59:00
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Richard D Sontheimer, MD, lectured on "What are the Basics of Connective Tissue Disease in The Skin?" Dr. Sontheimer discussed the management of various forms of lupus.
Oct 07, 2014
Managing Hand Eczema – Matthew Zirwas, MD
2:04
Dermcast.tv interviewed Dr. Matthew Zirwas following a panel discussion at the 2014 SDPA Conference in Indianapolis. Dr. Zirwas shared some pearls about diagnosing and managing hand eczema patients.
Oct 07, 2014
PANEL: Interesting Complex Papulosquamous Patients – Joel Gelfand MD, MSCE – Whitney High MD – John Koo MD
1:02:18
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr's Koo, High, and Gelfand sat on a special panel and shared unique cases they've seen relating interesting and complex papulosquamous patients.
Sep 30, 2014
Product Theater: Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC – Charles Hudson MD
40:07
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Charles Hudson gave a product theater from Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Hudson discussed the benefits of Acanya Gel and Solodyn Tablets for acne treatment.
Sep 23, 2014
Benefits of Conference Panel Discussions – John Koo MD
5:34
Dermcast.tv interviewed Dr. John Koo following a panel discussion at the 2014 SDPA Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Dr. Koo shared some of the benefits of the new panel format at the conferences and spoke about a case where a psoriasis patient came in frustrated with previous treatments.
Sep 23, 2014
Papulosquamous Disease Other Than Psoriasis – Whitney High MD
58:31
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Whitney High, MD, lectured on "Papulosquamous Disease Other Than Psoriasis." Dr. High discussed the intricacies of seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, and lichen planus.
Sep 16, 2014
The Basics of Psoriasis and Managing Mild Moderate and Severe Psoriasis – Abby Jacobson MS PA-C
1:00:41
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Abby Jacobson, MS, PA-C, lectured on "The Basics of Psoriasis and Managing Mild Moderate and Severe Psoriasis." She included some pearls about dealing with psoriatic patients and covered mild, moderate, and severe psoriasis treatments.
Sep 09, 2014
Outstanding Commitee Award Winner – Jane Mast, Legislative Affairs Commitee Chair
2:32
Dermcast.tv interviewed Jane Mast, PA-C, the new SDPA Legislative Affairs chair. Ms. Mast recently recieved the Outstanding Commitee award and came to Dermcast studios to talk about leadership in the SDPA.
Sep 09, 2014
Successfully Managing Delusions of Parasitosis, LSC, Prurigo, Nodularis – John Koo MD
58:32
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. John Koo lectured on "Successfully Managing Delusions of Parasitosis, LSC, Prurigo, Nodularis." Dr. Koo shared some interesting antidotes about working in psychodermatology and gave suggestions for dealing with those unique patients who struggle with delusions.
Sep 02, 2014
Dealing with Angry or Difficult Patients – Joe Monroe PA-C
40:37
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Joe Monroe, PA-C, lectured on "Dealing with Angry or Difficult Patients." Mr. Monroe shared wisdom about dealing with non-compliance, protecting front-of-house staff, and when to terminate a patient relationship.
Aug 26, 2014
Promoting Patient Rapport and Compliance – Abby Jacobson PA-C
3:11
Dermcast.tv interviewed Abby Jacobson, PA-C, following her lecture on psoriasis at the 2014 SDPA Spring Conference in Indianapolis. Jacobson shared some pearls about building quality patient rapport and compliance with psoriasis patients.
Aug 26, 2014
Atopic Dermatitis in Children – Anita Haggstrom MD
51:44
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Anita Haggstrom, MD, lectured on "Atopic Dermatitis in Children." Among other things, Dr. Haggstrom shared pearls about patient and parent education, dealing with nervous parents, and some myths about steroid treatments.
Aug 19, 2014
Product Theater: Allergan Acne Patient Insights – Hilary Baldwin MD
47:06
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Hilary Baldwin gave a two-part product theater from Allergan. First, Dr. Baldwin presented an interesting acne patient satisfaction survey, including topics about what motivates certain patients to see a dermatology provider. The second part of the [...]
Aug 12, 2014
Judicial and Ethical Affairs Committee Chair – Ainslie Barnard PA-C
1:52
Dermcast.tv interviewed Ainslie Barnard, PA-C, the new chair of the Judicial and Ethical Affairs Committee. Barnard shared some of her experience as a PA, her path to leadership at the SDPA, and some upcoming changes in legislation.
Aug 12, 2014
Vulvar Dermatoses and its Mimicks: Working the differential and Dealing with the Problem – Misha Miller MD
52:54
This podcast was recorded live at the 2014 SDPA conference in Indianapolis where Dr. Misha Miller lectured on "Vulvar Dermatoses and its Mimicks: Working the differential and Dealing with the Problem." Miller discussed the topics of lichen simplex chronicus, lichen sclerosus, and lichen planus.
Aug 05, 2014
Managing Atopic Dermatitis in Adults with Advanced Therapies – Stephen E Wolverton MD
55:35