December 2015 Monthly Conference

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Meeting Host:  University of Chicago
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 30 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 - [email protected]  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 dealine:  Registrations submitted after 8 a.m. Monday, November 30 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. HoangMai P. Hoang, MD 
Dermatopathologist, Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Dr. Hoang completed her medical and dermatological training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, followed by fellowship at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is a Board-certified Anatomic/Clinical Pathologist and Dermatopathologist.

She is an anatomic pathologist specializing in dermatopathology. She is the medical director of the Pathology immunohistochemistry laboratory at Mass General Hospital. She is the course director of the Harvard Combined Dermatopathology Update course held annually at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. She lectures at the annual American Society of Dermatopathology meetings, annual International Society of Dermatopathology meetings, and annual United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology meetings. She has published over 120 articles, and has authored and edited three books: "Melanocytic Lesions: a Case Based Approach", "Vulvar Pathology", and "Cutaneous Hematopathology". 

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 (PDF file - member log-in required)
     Will be available approximately on 11/30/2015

Committee Meetings

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

Program Activities 

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

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Clinical Rounds
Patient/Slide Viewing & Posters

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Medenica/Resident Lecture -
"Role of immunohistochemistry in the screening of genetic syndromes and detection of targetable tumor mutations"
Mai P. Hoang, MD

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

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Case Presentations & Discussion
University of Chicago 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 -  Lorincz Lecture: 
"Current Issues in Vulvar Pathology

Mai. P. Hoang, MD

2:00 p.m.  -- Meeting adjourns

 Meeting Site

Gleacher Center

The December 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

Please be aware that this is a new location for us.

  • 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 8:00 a.m. on November 30.  Registrations received after that time are considered late.  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:  Julie Moore, MD

Target Audience:  Practicing dermatologists, dermatology residents and fellows.

Objectives:  At the conclusion of the 2015/16 series of lectures, the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss key factors in the diagnosis and treatment for a variety of dermatologic diseases and conditions, including psoriasis, hair disorders, and dermatological symptoms of systemic diseases.

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:    [email protected]


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