December 2019 Monthly Conference

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Meeting Host:  University of Chicago
Meeting location: Gleacher Center, University of Chicago

Registration Information

  • 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 December 2 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.  Also, we strongly encourage you to have a faculty member or resident be responsible for greeting and escorting your medical student guest during the meeting to make them feel welcome.
  • 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 1st, 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

Amy McMichael, MD
Professor of Dermatology, and Chair, Department of Dermatology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. McMichael is a graduate of Swarthmore College (1986) and subsequently earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1990.  She completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Michigan Affiliated Hospitals (1994).

Her research interests include alopecia, cosmetic dermatology, atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, hirsutism and inflammatory skin disease.  She has numerous research publications to her credit.

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 December 1st.

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

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

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Morning Lecture -- "Updates in Hair Disorders"
Amy McMichael, 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; MOC Questions
University of Chicago 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.
Keynote Session -  Lorincz Lecture: "Skin of Color Updates"
Amy McMichael, 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.

  • CLICK HERE to view location and parking maps
  • View a Google Map showing the Gleacher Center location

Educational Items

Course Director:  Maria Tsoukas, MD PhD

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 Thursday, November 21, 2019 04:25 PM