Joint meeting with the Sacramento Valley Dermatology Society and UC Davis.

August 26 Saturday morning Joint meeting with the Sacramento Valley Dermatology Society and UC Davis.


Residence Inn Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park
1121 15th Street (at L Street)
Sacramento, CA 95814


Saturday August 26
08:00-08:45: Light Breakfast and Sign-in
08:45-09:20: Breakfast talk with Larry Eichenfeld, MD - Biologic Therapy of Atopic Dermatitis (Introduction by Raja Sivamani, MD)
09:20: Start of CME Event
09:20-09:30: Welcome and Introduction (Jared Jagdeo, MD and Jenny Murase, MD)
09:30-09:55: Apra Sood, MD - “Updates in Contact Dermatitis”

  1. To learn about recent trends in allergic contact dermatitis
  2. To identify potential new allergens in personal care products
  3. To learn about metal hypersensitivity and the role of patch testing

No conflicts of interest or disclosures for this talk.

09:55-10:20 Jenny Fu, MD - “Therapeutic Update on Alopecia Areata”

  1. Recognize the recent advances in our understanding of alopecia areata pathogenesis, in particular the role that immune privilege dysfunction plays in driving the aberrant inflammatory pathways that lead to disordered hair follicle cycling
  2. Become conversant in emerging molecularly targeted therapeutics for alopecia areata, with a focus on Janus kinase–signal transducer and activator of transcription (JAK-STAT) pathway inhibitors
  3. Become familiar with new tools to guide patient assessment and treatment management

No conflicts of interest for this talk. Dr. Fu’s only disclosure is that she is a consultant for Rodan & Fields.

10:20-10:40: Refreshment Break/Bathroom break

Cases of Interest with Residents and Fellows
10:40-10:50: Case 1
10:50-11:00: Case 2
11:00-11:10: Case 3
11:10-11:35: Maija Kiru, MD - “Update on molecular tests for melanoma”

  1. To recognize currently available molecular tests for melanoma
  2. To understand the differences between tests designed for diagnosis, prognosis, or targeted therapy
  3. To discuss the usefulness of available molecular tests for clinical management

No conflicts of interest or disclosures for this talk.

11:35-11:40: Closing of CME Program and Transition to Lunch across the street at Cafeteria 15L (Josh Schulman)
11:45-12:30: Social with Cocktails at Cafeteria 15L
12:30-2:00: Lunch with Brian Berman - New Therapetuics for Treating Keloid Scars

This activity is anticipated to be approved for TBD AMA PRA Category 1 credits. This activity is jointly sponsored by SynAptiv and SF Dermatologic Society