- Describe recent advances in biologic drug development, regulations, and indications in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), with emphasis on psoriasis, PsA and AD.
- Critically appraise and discuss relevant evidence on pathophysiology and immunology as applied to psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and atopic dermatitis.
- Develop strategies to predict, prevent, and treat potential side effects and complications encountered with biologic agents.
- Review data regarding associated comorbid conditions associated with psoriasis, PsA, and AD including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and depression.
- Analyze recent investigations on safety, efficacy, and toxicity of biologic agents across IMIDs.
- Through case-based presentation and discussion panels, summarize updates in diagnosis, classification, therapies, and immune-system targets in psoriasis, PsA, and AD and describe their clinical implications.
DEF Biologic & Small Molecule Regional CME Bootcamp FacultyThe nationally known thought leadership who will present and participate in discussion panels throughout the Bootcamps includes the following psoriasis and AD experts:
April Armstrong, MD, MPHProfessor of Dermatology University of Southern California Los Angeles, California
DAVID E. COHEN, MD, MPHCharles C. and Dorothea E. Harris Professor of Dermatology Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs Director of Occupational Environmental and Allergic Dermatology New York University New York, NY
Kara S. Gooding, MMS, PA-CCenter for Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Scottsdale, AZ
JOSEPH GORELICK, MSN, FNP-CFounder, Dermatology Education Foundation California Skin Institute San Jose-Los Gatos, CA
Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD
Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology
Residency Program Director
Director of Translational Research
Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic
Department of Dermatology
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
WENDY CANTRELL, CRNP, DNPDoctor of Nursing Practice specializing in Dermatology Associate Professor of Dermatology University of Alabama Birmingham, AL
Accreditation statementThe DEF Regional Biologic Bootcamp CME Program is approved for AMA PRA Category I credit through joint providership of the DEF, Physician Resources, LLC and Evolve Medical Education, LLC. Each program is estimated to be 7 hours of CME/CE credits with a total of 21.0 hours for the Biologic Bootcamp Series.
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 Dermatology Education Foundation, Evolve Medical Education, LLC, and Physician Resources, LLC. Evolve Medical Education, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.