December 2018 Monthly Conference

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Meeting Host:  University of Chicago
Meeting location: Gleacher Center

  • Member registration:  CLICK HERE ...   PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
    • 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 December 3 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 deadline:  Registrations submitted after 8 a.m. Monday, December 3 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

faculty photoVictoria P. Werth, MD
Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's  Administration Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA  

Dr. Victoria Werth is a Professor of Dermatology and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Chief of Dermatology at the Philadelphia VA Hospital.  She has a practice devoted to care of patients with autoimmune skin diseases.  Recent studies have worked to develop a validated disease activity measure that can be used for systematic clinical studies in cutaneous lupus.  This has been used in several ongoing or completed therapeutic trials.  She is on the Medical Advisory Board of the Lupus Foundation of America and has been funded for her basic, translational and clinical studies related to lupus by the NIH, the Veterans Administration, the Lupus Foundation of America, the Lupus Research Institute and the Alliance for Lupus Research.

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...) 

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

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Clinical Rounds
Slide Viewing & Posters

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Resident/Basic Science Lecture
"New Developments in Dermatomyositis"
Victoria P. Werth, MD

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

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Case Presentations, Discussion & Maintenance of Certification Questions
University of Chicago Residents

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Box lunches & visit with exhibitors
And Medical Students Lunch Discussion 

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

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
General Session - Lorincz Lecture: 
 
"Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus: New Developments in Pathogenesis and Treatment"
Victoria P. Werth, MD

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.) 
     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, December 3.  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:  Victoria Barbosa, MD MPH MBA

Target Audience:  Practicing dermatologists, dermatology residents and fellows.

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]

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, December 04, 2018 12:00 PM