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UConn Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Farmington, CT

“The emerging field of oncodermatology: managing cutaneous toxicities of chemotherapies and targeted therapies” & “Dermatology Residents – Best Cases of the Year & Follow-Up to QI Project”

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Dermatology

Speaker: Sam Awan, MD, Caroline LaRosa, MD, Anthony Chiaravalloti, MD, Andrew Kelsey, MD, Sonal Parikh, MD, Preeti Jhorar, MD, Gillian Weston, MD & Malcolm Creighton-Smith, MD – Residents at the UConn School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology (Bruce Strober, MD, PhD & Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD to oversee presentation lecture) Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Time: Lecture: 8am – 9:30am, Patient viewing: 9:30am - 12pm Location: University of Connecticut Health Center, Dermatology Department, 21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Conference Room

Target Audience: UCHC dermatologists and dermatology residents. All other podiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, students, and greater Hartford dermatologists are encouraged to attend.

Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

“The emerging field of oncodermatology: managing cutaneous toxicities of chemotherapies and targeted therapies” a. Define how to integrate chemotherapy and targeted therapy. b. Define the role dermatologists can play in the care of cancer patients on chemotherapy and targeted therapies. c. Describe the approach to dermatologic adverse effects of oncologic treatments, define how to grade adverse effects, and describe the skin toxicities of the most common oncologic therapeutics on the market.

“Dermatology Residents – Best Cases of the Year & Follow-Up to QI Project” a. Participants will be able to appreciate the complex consultative cases obtained at The University of Connecticut Department of Dermatology. b. Participants will be able to implement the necessary workup for complex consultative dermatologic cases. c. Participants will be able to cite current evidence in the treatment of complex consultative dermatologic cases.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put

Contact:

Christina Iwanik - ciwanik@uchc.edu

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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