8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast

8:30-8:35 am: Welcome introduction (Drs. Kim Blakely, Sam Hanna, and Juthika Thakur)

8:35–9:55 am: Plenary Session 1 Dr. Sam Hanna


Pearls in the management of paediatric atopic dermatitis

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review and recognize key features of atopic dermatitis in pediatric populations
  2. Outline realistic management plans for pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis including topical and systemic medications
  3. Develop strategies to overcome common barriers encountered in treating pediatric atopic dermatitis
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Dr. Cathryn Sibbald


Safety and indications of JAK inhibitors in dermatology

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review current and possible future uses of JAK Inhibitors in Dermatology
  2. Discuss safety profile of JAK inhibitors
  3. Review patient counselling tips for questions about JAK inhibitor use that may arise
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Dr. Geeta Yadav


Management of itch and prurigo nodularis

Learning Objectives:
  1. Outline an approach to the itchy patient
  2. Review topical and oral therapies for treating itch
  3. Review new and emerging treatment options for prurigo nodularis
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Dr. Daniel Wong


Getting a grip on hand eczema

Learning Objectives:
  1. Hand dermatitis typically has multiple triggers which need to be addressed for treatment success
  2. Review the importance of cleansers and moisturizers when treating hand dermatitis
  3. Review the oral treatments available for chronic hand dermatitis as well as preventative topicals presently available and new drugs in the pipeline
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Dr. Sandy Skotnicki

Q & A Time (15 mins)

10:10-10:25 am: 15-minute AM Coffee Break

10:25–11:45 am: Plenary Session 2 Dr. Daniel Wong


The landscape of psoriasis treatment

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the topical and systemic treatment options available for plaque psoriasis
  2. Discuss the therapeutic treatment ladder for psoriasis patients
  3. Highlight novel therapeutic classes available for the treatment of psoriasis
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Dr. Kim Blakely


How to co-manage a patient on a dermatologic biologic or JAK inhibitor

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the burden and impact of atopic dermatitis (AD) and plaque psoriasis on patient Quality of Life
  2. Implement appropriate first-line treatment strategies according to the severity of AD and plaque psoriasis
  3. Outline the place of advanced therapies for moderate-to-severe AD and plaque psoriasis in clinical practice
  4. Identify when and how best to initiate the referral process to a dermatologist
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Dr. Sam Hanna


The science and management of seborrheic dermatitis

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the pathophysiology of seborrheic dermatitis and its common clinical manifestations
  2. Differentiate seborrheic dermatitis from other skin conditions to ensure accurate diagnosis in primary care
  3. Identify current treatment options for effectively managing seborrheic dermatitis in patients across different age groups and skin types
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Dr. Tiffany Chen


Vanishing vitiligo: what tools do we have?

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review of vitiligo pathophysiology and impact on Quality of Life
  2. Review assessment measures for vitiligo
  3. Review current and emerging treatments for vitiligo
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Dr. Farheen Mussani

Q & A Time (15 mins)

12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00-2:20 pm: Plenary Session 3 Dr. Kim Blakely


Advances in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia and other hair loss

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review OTC options for hair regrowth
  2. Review Prescriptions (Oral and Compounded)
  3. Review in office modalities
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Dr. Renita Ahluwalia


What’s new in acne

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review novel topical and systemic therapies for acne in 2024
  2. Discuss therapeutic options for treatment of acne sequelae
  3. Highlight upcoming therapeutics for acne management
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Dr. Sonya Abdulla


Melasma and hyperpigmentation: what works?

Learning Objectives:
  1. Gain information on the latest data on sunscreen to prevent hyperpigmentation
  2. To obtain advanced knowledge of non-prescription and prescription-based treatments for dyspigmentation
  3. Review systemic (i.e. oral) therapies in the prevention and treatment of hyperpigmentation and dyspigmentation
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Dr. Renée Beach


Aesthetics for photoaging concerns

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review 5 tips for photoaging and its prevention
  2. Review 5 common aesthetic procedures
  3. Review complications of hyaluronic acid fillers
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Dr. Malika Ladha

Q & A Time (15 mins)

2:35-2:50 pm: 15-minute PM Coffee Break

2:50–4:10 pm: Plenary Session 4 Dr. Juthika Thakur


Skin cancer management for the community physician

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the morphology of the most common skin cancers
  2. Recognize mimickers of skin cancer
  3. Recognize skin cancer in richly pigmented skin
  4. Initial work up and treatment of suspected skin cancers
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Dr. Erin Dahlke


Dermatology in the AI world

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review of current dermatology differential diagnoses point of care applications available to primary care providers
  2. Review the current landscape and considerations for use of AI applications in primary care for dermatology
  3. Review communication pitfalls and strengths of using AI in medicine
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Dr. Juthika Thakur


Recognition and management of nail disorders for the primary care physician

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to apply three key lessons that will immediately improve the care of their patients with nail conditions
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Dr. Kendall Billick


Best practices in the management of hidradenitis suppurativa

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the fundamental mechanisms predisposing patients to the development and progression of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)
  2. Discuss the diagnostic criteria of HS; characteristic lesion morphology and distribution, and the current lack of disease awareness/ delay of diagnosis
  3. Provide an overview of lifestyle, medical and surgical therapeutic options, depending on disease severity
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Dr. Jessica Asgarpour

Q & A Time (15 mins)

4:25-4:30 pm: Closing remarks

4:30-5:00 pm: Free time for networking if desired

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