May 2018 Monthly Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Meeting Host:   Rush University
Meeting location: Gleacher Center

  • Member registration:  CLICK HERE    Pre-registration is now closed!  If you are planning to attend and you have not yet registered, please email Rich Paul (Rich@RichardPaulAssociates.com) or call the CDS office at 847-680-1666 for late registration
    • 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 May 7th 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@RichardPaulAssociates.com  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, May 7th are considered "late."  After that time, advance registrations will be closed; please contact the CDS office if you wish to submit a late registration.


This Month's Guest Speaker

Hensin Tsao MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School & 
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD is a board-certified dermatologist and Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Presently, he is Director of the Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center, the Melanoma Genetics Program, and the Skin Cancer Genetics Laboratory in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, all of which are at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Beyond patient care, he dedicates much of his time to melanoma research and the education of medical students, dermatology residents, and fellows.

Dr. Tsao received his undergraduate degree from Brown University where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Later, he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with an MD degree and received his PhD from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts of Sciences. Dr. Tsao completed one year of clinical training in internal medicine and three years of dermatology residency, including one-year Melanoma Fellowship in the Harvard-affliated hospitals. He concluded his training with a postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Tsao supervises an active cancer genetics laboratory and is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles, reviews, abstracts, textbook chapters, and online media texts. He has also delivered more than 100 lectures on melanoma, genetics, and skin disease throughout the world.

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  (member log-in required) 
     The May protocol will be posted on about May 4th
 

Committee Meetings

     None Planned

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
Slide Viewing & Posters

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Resident/Basic Science Lecture -
"Primer on Molecular Profiling and Next Generation Sequencing" 
Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Break and visit with exhibitors

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Case Presentations, Discussion and MOC Questions
Rush University Residents

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 - Malkinson Lecture: 
"Update on Melanoma Therapeutics"
Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD

2:00 p.m.  -- Meeting adjourns


 Meeting Site

Gleacher Center

The May 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.)  PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

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, May 7.  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 Tuesday, May 08, 2018 07:11 AM