Santa Barbara Dermatology Meeting 2018 - April 20-22, 2018

Santa Barbara Dermatology Meeting 2018 - April 20-22, 2018

This program in procedural, aesthetic and medical dermatology features key clinical topics including Melanoma, Reconstruction, Aging, Lasers, Fillers and Toxins, Atopic Dermatitis, Acne Vulgaris, Rosacea, Psoriasis, and other important issues.
When Apr 20, 2018 08:00 AM to
Apr 22, 2018 11:45 PM
Where Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, 905 Country Club Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Contact Name
Contact Phone 805-748-5137
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Target Audience

Dermatologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Registered Nurses.

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Friday, April 20, 2018
6:30-7:00 am
Breakfast Buffet/Exhibit Viewing

7:00-7:50 am
Product Theater with Breakfast - No CME Offered for this Session

7:50-8:00 am

8:00-8:30 am          
Systemic Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis (Jackson)

8:30-9:00 am         
Update on Acne and Rosacea (Bhatia)

9:00-9:30 am
Update on Pediatric Dermatology (Rehder and Kilcline)
Pediatric Dermatology Update (Rehder)
Dr. Rehder Handout
Pediatric Dermatology Old Tricks, New Tips

9:30-10:00 am   
Panel Discussion (Jackson, Bhatia, Rehder, Kilcline)

10:00-10:15 am   

10:15-10:45 am   
Melanoma & Emerging Therapies (Cornelius)

10:45-11:15 am  
Dermatoscopy: Patterns Predicting Pathology, Sometimes (Herten)

11:15-11:45 pm   
Mohs for Melanoma: What Do We Know? (Burnett)

11:45-12:10 pm
Panel Discussion (Cornelius, Herten, Burnett)

12:10-12:25 pm

12:25-1:15 pm
Product Theater with Lunch - No CME Offered for this Session

1:15-1:25 pm

1:25-2:15 pm
Reconstruction Panel: Repairing Everyday Defects (Bennett, Diehl, Kaufman, Sengelmann)
Dr. Bennett - Reconstruction Panel Repairs
Dr. Diehl - Repairing Everyday Defects
Dr. Kaufman - Reconstruction of Everyday Defects

2:15-2:45 pm
New Technologies in Dermatologic Surgery (Kilmer)

2:45-3:00 pm
Panel Discussion (Kilmer, Sengelmann, Bennett, Deihl,  Kaufman)


3:15-4:15 pm
LIVE Virtual Grand Rounds (Berger, Jackson, Heffernan)
Jackson - Grand Rounds

4:15 pm
Closing Announcements

Saturday, April 21, 2018

6:30-7:00 am
Breakfast Buffet/Exhibit Viewing

7:00-7:50 am
Product Theater/Breakfast - No CME Offered for this Session

7:50-8:00 am

8:00-9:00 am
Path Bowl (Lundquist et al)

9:00-9:30 am
Update on Fungal and Bacterial Infections (Bhatia)

9:30-10:00 am
Drug Reactions: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (Jackson)

10:00-10:15 am

10:15-10:45 am
Botulinum Toxin: Expert Tips & Nontraditional Uses of Botulinum Toxin (Rubin)

10:45-11:15 am
Anatomy: Where to Inject Safely (Sengelmann)

11:15-11:40 am
Panel Discussion (Rubin, Sengelmann)

11:40-11:55 pm
Break/Lunch Buffet/Exhibit Viewing

11:55-12:45 pm
Product Theater with Lunch - No CME Offered for this Session

12:45-1:00 pm

1:00-3:00 pm
Interesting Area 51 cases Illustrating Basic Dermatopathology (Ragsdale)

3:00 pm
Closing Announcements

Sunday, April 22, 2018

6:30-7:00 am
Breakfast Buffet/Exhibit Viewing

7:00-7:50 am
Product Theater with Breakfast - No CME Offered for this Session

7:50-8:00 am

8:00-8:15 am
The Dermatologic Surgeon’s Neck Lift (Moy)

8:15-8:30 am
The Art of the Cosmetic Consultation (Moy)

8:30-8:45 am
Approach to the Aging Face (Sengelmann)

8:45-10:15 am

10:15-10:30 pm

10:30-11:00 am
Keynote Lecture: Four Difficult Skin Problems (Berger)

11:00-11:30 am
Biologics in Dermatology: Psoriasis and Beyond (Heffernan)

11:30-11:50 am
Panel Discussion (Berger, Heffernan)

11:50-12:00 pm
Final Remarks

12:00 pm
Boxed Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Course Directors
 Michael Heffernan, MD
US Dermatology Director for Probity Medical Research
San Luis Dermatology & Heffernan Consulting LLC
San Luis Obispo, CA

 Roberta Sengelmann, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Dermatology
Irvine, CA
Santa Barbara Skin Institute
Santa Barbara, CA

Participating Faculty
Richard Bennett, MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Los Angeles, CA

Timothy Berger, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Dermatology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Neal Bhatia
Director of Clinical Dermatology
Therapeutics Clinical Research
San Diego, California

Mark E. Burnett, MD, FAAD
Center for Dermatology Care
Santa Barbara and Thousand Oaks, CA

Lynn Cornelius, MD
Division of Dermatology
Winfred & Emma Showman Professor in Dermatology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Joseph Diehl, MD
San Luis Dermatology and Laser Clinic  
San Luis Obispo, CA

R. Jeffrey Herten, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Dermatopathology
University of California
Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA
San Luis Dermatology and Laser Clinic
San Luis Obispo, CA

Mark Jackson, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Dermatology
Division of Dermatology
University of Louisville
Forefront Dermatology
Louisville, KY

Andrew Kaufman, MD, FACP
Medical Director
The Center for Dermatology Care
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA

Christine Kilcline, MD    
Clinical Faculty Member, Dermatology Department, UC Davis Medical Center
Coastal Family Dermatology
San Luis Obispo, CA

Suzanne Kilmer, MD
Clinical Professor
UC Davis
Davis, CA    
Laser Skin Surgery Center of Northern California
Past President of ASLMS

Kurt Lundquist, MD  
Dermatopathologist at Western Pathology Services
San Luis Obispo, CA

Ron Moy, MD
Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine USC
Former co-Chief of the UCLA division of Dermatology & Chief of Dermatologic Surgery
Former Professor UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Bruce D. Ragsdale, MD
Dermatopathology Medical Director
Western Diagnostic Services Laboratory
San Luis Obispo, CA

Paul Rehder, MD    
University of Rochester Dermatology
Dermatology Medical Group of Oxnard and Camarillo
Camarillo, CA

Mark Rubin, MD    
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
University of California
San Diego, CA
Lasky Skin Center
Beverly Hills, CA

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, the participants should be able to:

1. Discuss new approaches to therapy including pathway targeted therapy in the treatment of melanoma.
2. Assess the role of diagnostic tools and technology in diagnosis and detection of skin cancers.
3. Compare and contrast the efficacy and safety of agents, devices, and techniques currently available in aesthetic and procedural dermatology.
4. Integrate into daily practice evidence-based recommendations on new and emerging therapies for common dermatologic diseases.
5. Analyze treatment approaches for the pediatric patient with common as well as complex skin diseases.
6. Implement updated strategies for managing acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and actinic keratosis.
7. Recognize the factors that are important in selecting appropriate filler agents for treating different areas of the face and targeted planar depths.
8. Determine the appropriate nonsurgical techniques for facial rejuvenation based on an enhanced understanding of facial anatomy.
9. Explain the roles of currently available biologic agents in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and appropriately incorporate newer biologics into therapeutic practice as these become available.
10. Incorporate the recent research advances in understanding and treating pediatric dermatology issues such as atopic dermatitis and pediatric acne.
11. Evaluate the role of dermoscopy in clinical practice and demonstrate enhanced skill in using this technique to diagnose dermatologic disorders.

Continuing Education Credit
Joint Provider Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Tri-County Dermatology Society. The University of Louisville is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: California PAs, California RNs and California NPs can all earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact Course Coordinator,  at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


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Registration Options and Fees:
1. Residents/Fellows   $150
2. All Others   $595
3. Exhibiting Industry Representative   $2,000

Online advance registration for this conference is now closed. You may still attend by registering as a walk-in at the program welcome desk.

Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday, April 6, 2018. Requests received on or before Friday, April 6, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, April 6, 2018.

Venue Information
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Events Agenda
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We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the conference! A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.