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Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Farmington


“Cutaneous Lupus and Dermatomyositis”

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

Speaker: Victoria Werth, MD – Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 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 understanding recent developments in Cutaneous lupus and dermatomyositis.

b. Identify one or more barriers to implementing the evidence or expert opinion in practice & discuss evidence for treatments.

c. Describe one or more strategies necessary either to implement the evidence/expert opinion or overcome any barrier to implementation and to understand who should receive which therapy.

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. Werth has the following financial interest/arrangement with: • Consulting: Celgene, Medimmune, Resolve, Genetech, Idera, Janssen, Lilly, Pfizer, Biogen, BMS, Gilead, Amgen, Medscape, Nektar, Incyte, EMD Sorona, CSL Behring, Principia, Crisalis, Vielo • Grants: Celgene, Janssen, Pfizer, Biogen, Gilead, Corbus Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, AstraZeneca, Vielo • University of Pennsylvania owns the copyright for the CLASI and CDASI These 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 determined that the financial relationship is outside the area of the content


Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD - 860-679-6759 -

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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