November 2017 Monthly Conference

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Meeting Host:  Northwestern University
Meeting location: Gleacher Center

  • Member registration:  CLICK HERE ...  
    • Member log-in required -- Non-members, guests or others who owe a registration fee should use this PDF form.  Note:  All guests must be physicians or medical students.  The registration deadline is November 7 at 8 a.m.
  •  Residents & Dermatology Fellows -- At the request of your department chair, all residents are automatically registered.  However if you are not attending, please contact the CDS office by email - Rich@ChicagoDerm.org  so we can take you off the list.

  • Medical Students:  Register Medical Students Here 
    • Dermatology departments at one of the medical schools are asked to use the online form to register any medical students who will be attending. A faculty member must be the sponsor for the student/guest.  Please observe the normal registration deadlines!  It is your responsibility to let the medical student know the details for the meeting location and time.
  • Guests - All guests must be physicians, medical students or research associates accompanied by a member.  They need to pre-register using the paper form. The registration fee for guests is $35.  CLICK HERE for a PDF copy of the form (may be completed on your computer and then printed out).

Please note this important deadline:  Registrations submitted after 8 a.m. Monday, November 6 are considered "late."  After that time, advance registrations will be closed; please contact the CDS office if you wish to submit a late registration.

DOWNLOAD the printed brochure here.


This Month's Guest Speaker

Dr. MoorePatrick S. Moore, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Leader of the Cancer Virology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Pittsburgh, PA

Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH is an American Cancer Society (ACS) Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh. He is Director of the Cancer Virology Program for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Dr. Moore is recognized for his role, together with Dr. Yuan Chang—also an ACS Professor, in discovering and characterizing Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV or HHV8) and Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV), the two most recently recognized human tumor viruses. Dr. Moore and Chang’s laboratory maintain an active focus on basic and translational research for both KSHV and MCV. Dr. Moore has received the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Mott Award, the Robert Koch Prize, the Meyenburg Cancer Research Prize as well as other awards, and 21 patents. He is a Thomson Reuter ISI Highly Cited Researcher with over 12,000 scientific citations since 1992. He received medical and graduate degrees from the University of Utah, Stanford University and University California, Berkeley and trained at the Centers for Disease Control as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer.

CME Conflict of Interest Disclosure:   The speaker's conflict of interest disclosure will be made at the time of the conference.


This Month's Program


View the protocol book - CLICK HERE (coming soon...)
 

Committee Meetings

8:00 a.m.      CDS Plans & Policies Committee

Program Activities 

8:00 a.m.
Meeting registration desk opens; continental breakfast & exhibitors 
     Gleacher Conference Center
     450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago. 
     All conference activities will take place on the 6th floor

8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Clinical Rounds
Patient/Slide Viewing & Posters

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Resident/Basic Science Lecture -
"Why Do Viruses Cause Cancer" 
Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH 

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Break and visit with exhibitors

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Case Presentations & Discussion
Northwestern University Residents

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment Questions

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Box lunches & visit with exhibitors

12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CDS Business meeting 

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
General Session - Bluefarb Lecture: 
 "Skin Cancers and Viruses: Lessons from Kaposi's Sarcoma and Merkel Cell Carcinoma"
Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH

2:00 p.m.  -- Meeting adjourns


 Meeting Site

Gleacher Center

The November meeting take place on the 6th floor of the Gleacher Center, the University of Chicago's business school conference center in downtown Chicago.  It is located at 450 Cityfront Plaza Drive on the Chicago River west of Columbus Drive.  The NBC Tower is immediately adjacent to the Gleacher Center.

Parking and transportation options: CLICK HERE

Although we are not able to offer discounted parking through CDS, most of the parking lots nearby have attractive "early bird" pricing.

  • CLICK HERE to view maps provided by the Gleacher Center
  • View a Google Map showing the Gleacher Center location

 Meeting Registration

CLICK HERE to access the online registration form. (Member log-in required.) 

The PAPER FORM is available here (PDF format)


So that we can better plan the meeting, please register no later than 8 a.m. on Monday, November 6.  Registrations received after that time are considered late.  Attendees who pre-register will be guaranteed a protocol book and lunch.  Those who register late normally will receive these items, but it is not guaranteed.

Annual CDS dues includes attendance at the monthly meeting.  There is no charge for members in good standing.    Residents & fellows in training are not charged, and they are automatically registered for each meeting.  (Residents who are unable to attend are asked to contact the CDS office so we can make the appropriate adjustments.)

Educational Items

Course Director:  Rebecca Tung, MD

Target Audience:  Practicing dermatologists, dermatology residents and fellows.

Objectives:  At the conclusion of the 2017/18 series of lectures, the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss key factors in the diagnosis and treatment for a viral diseases and bacterial infections with dermatological involvement.

2. Describe the manifestation of skin cancers and the efficacy of treatments available to the dermatologist.

3. List the therapeutic options available to the dermatologist for a variety of skin diseases, both medical and surgical, and discuss how new emerging treatments can be successfully incorporated into a dermatology practice.

Conference participants are asked to turn in their CME attendance form and evaluation form before leaving the meeting.  A CME credit certificate will be mailed following the conference.  Residents also must return the attendance form in order to be marked "present."  Thank you for your assistance in this important activity.


Questions?  Need more information?

Contact the Chicago Dermatological Society office:
     Richard H. Paul, executive director
     10 W. Phillip Rd., Suite 120
     Vernon Hills, IL  60061-1730
     Phone:   847-680-1666
     Fax:       847-680-1682
     Email:   Rich@ChicagoDerm.org

 

Last Updated on Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:50 AM