Santa Barbara Dermatology Meeting 2020 - December 4-6, 2020

Each year, nationally recognized leaders in medical, procedural and aesthetic dermatology convene in Santa Barbara to discuss and review the current state of knowledge in their respective dermatologic subspecialties. The program in medical dermatology features key clinical topics, including atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, cutaneous cancers, rosacea, psoriasis, and other important issues.
When Dec 04, 2020 08:30 AM to
Dec 06, 2020 01:15 PM
Where Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, 905 Country Club Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Contact Name
Contact Phone 615-579-8798
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Target Audience

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

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Friday, December 4, 2020       
8:30-9:00 Lecture
Pearls for Best Uses of the Newer Systemic Agents
Mark Jackson, MD

9:00-9:30 Lecture
Update on Billing and Coding
Alexander Miller, MD

9:30-10:00 Lecture
Cutaneous Toxicities from Modern Chemotherapeutics
Milan Anadkat, MD

Panel Q&A
Drs. Jackson, Miller and Anadkat

10:40-11:10 Lecture
Threadlifts: Background and Latest Updates
Kathleen Welsh, MD

11:10-11:40 Lecture
Anatomy of the Aging Face
Kimberly Butterwick, MD and Kathleen Welsh, MD

Panel Q&A
Drs. Sengelmann and Butterwick

Live Patient Demonstration: INJECTABLE FILLERS & TOXINS    
Roberta Sengelmann, MD; Kimberly Butterwick, MD; Kathleen Welsh, MD; Gary Novatt, MD
Saturday, December 5, 2020        
8:30-9:00 Lecture
Hidradenitis: It is Time to Care
Milan Anadkat, MD

9:00-9:30 Lecture
Update on Pediatric Dermatology
Moise Levy, MD

9:30-10:00 Lecture
What’s New in Topical and Systemic Therapies for Psoriasis
Wendy Madkan, MD

Panel Q&A
Drs. Anadkat, Levy and Madkan

10:40-11:40 Lecture
Therapeutics Master Panel: Alopecia Areata, Lichen Planus, Pyoderma Gangrenosum and More
Mark Jackson, MD; Moise Levy, MD; Milan Anadkat, MD; Wendy Madkan, MD

11:40-12:00 Lecture
Update from the AAD
Alexander Miller, MD

1:15-3:15 Lecture
Dermatopathology Great Cases
Bruce Ragsdale, MD
Sunday, December 6, 2020        
8:30-9:00 Lecture
What to do When Something Goes Wrong in Dermatologic Surgery
Alexander Miller, MD

9:00-9:30 Lecture
Incorporating Cosmeceuticals in Your Practice
Kimberly Butterwick, MD

Panel Q&A
Drs. Miller and Butterwick

10:05-10:35 Lecture
KEYNOTE: Atopic Dermatitis
Moise Levy, MD

10:35-11:05 Lecture
What’s New in Topicals
Wendy Madkan, MD

11:05-12:05 Lecture
Grand Rounds
Michael Heffernan, MD; Milan Anadkat, MD; Moise Levy, MD

Meeting Adjourns  

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

Course Co-Directors
 Roberta D. Sengelmann, MD
Aesthetics/Dermatologic Surgery Director
Associate Clinical Professor at UC Irvine
Department of Dermatology
Director, Santa Barbara Skin Institute
Santa Barbara, CA

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

Participating Faculty

Milan Anadkat, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Kimberly Butterwick, MD
Cosmetic Laser Dermatology
San Diego, CA

Moise Levy, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine
Dell Medical School
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Vandana Madkan, MD
Mosaic Dermatology of Santa Monica and Beverly Hills
Santa Monica, CA

Alexander Miller, MD
Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Yorba Linda, CA

Gary Novatt, MD
Santa Barbara Skin Care
Santa Barbara, CA

Bruce Ragsdale, MD
Western Pathology, Inc
San Luis Obispo, CA

Kathleen Welsh, MD
Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology
San Francisco, 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 psoriasis.
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.

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 14.5 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 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 Other  $495 (Early Registration) - $595 after 1/2/2020
3. Industry Representative  $2,000

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Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday, April 8, 2020. Requests received on or before Friday, April 8, 2020 will receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, April 8, 2020.

Once your meeting registration is complete, you will be contacted directly by the meeting organizers with information for making reservations at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa Website

General Venue Information (Not For Reservations)
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Special Events
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CLICK HERE to view a Product Theatre agenda (Information Coming Soon)

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.