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UConn Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Farmington


“Update on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Epidemiology and Treatment Algorithm”

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

Speaker: Martin M. Okun, MD, PhD – Fort HealthCare, Fort Atkinson, WI Date: Wednesday, October 3, 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):

a. Recite the evidence or expert opinion associated with optimal HS patient evaluation and treatment. b. Identify time constraints as the principal barrier to implementing the evidence or expert opinion in practice and streamline patient history and physical examination to manage these constraints. c. Describe one or more strategies necessary either to implement the evidence/expert opinion in the setting of the busy dermatology practice.

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 in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Dr. Okun has a financial interest/arrangement with AbbVie that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. The following safeguards have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: The activity director peer-reviewed the content of the presentation and will restrict the speaker’s presentation to areas outside the area of conflict to ensure that no commercial bias exists.

Dr. Okun will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants.


Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD -

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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