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November 2020 Monthly Conference
Online Webinar

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
8:30 a.m. - Gathering and conversation
9:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Lectures & Cases
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Breakout sessions

Meeting Host:  Northwestern University
This will be an online meeting

CME CLAIM FORM -- Click Here to claim CME credit (practicing dermatologists only)

CDS continues our regular educational conference this month in the form of an online webinar.  The November monthly conference will take place on Wednesday morning, November 11th.  Our guest lecturer is Jean Bolognia, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Vice-chair of Clinical Affairs at Yale University School of Medicine.  She will be giving two lectures, and in between, the Northwestern residents will be presenting cases.  As in previous virtual conferences, the sessions will be recorded to allow members the opportunity to view it at a later time.


Registration is now closed. 


Guest Registrations (Medical Students and Research Fellows) -- CLICK HERE

Guest registration is now closed.

These links will take you to the CDS registration form.  Once we process your registration, we will send you the link to access the conference on Zoom.

Breakout Sessions --  After the main conference, we will be offering the opportunity to participate in one of four "breakout sessions" as noted below.  You will be asked on the registration form to select one of the breakouts, or none.  Each session will be moderated, but it's intended for open conversation as a way for CDS members to stay connected with each other.  We hope you like this offering!

Note -- Medical students registered as guests will be automatically assigned to the "medical student" breakout.  Attendance is optional.

  • MEDICAL STUDENTS -- Students are invited to join an open discussion with a dermatology faculty member.
  • CASE DISCUSSIONS -- Continue discussing the cases presented during the conference, or bring up your own cases to pick the brains of your colleagues.
  • PRACTICE CHALLENGES -- What issues are you facing in your practice, or share with your colleagues some innovations or ideas that have proven to be successful in your own office..
  • RESIDENTS -- An open forum for residents.

CLICK HERE to view archived recordings from previous webinar sessions (member website log-in is required).

If you wish to attend the November 2020 webinar, please follow the instructions below. 

Registration Information for the "Live" Session

  • Webinar Registration . . .  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!
    Members and Residents --   CLICK HERE 
    Guests (medical students or research fellow registrations) -- CLICK HERE
    • These links will take you to the CDS registration form.  Complete the items requested and submit your registration.  Once we process your submission, you will receive an email with instructions about how to join the webinar at the appointed time.  
    • All attendees at the "live" presentation must follow this registration procedure, including residents and medical students. Thank you for your cooperation.
    • A recording of the session will be posted on the webinar archives webpage within a couple of days of the presentation.  Member website log-in is required to access this page.

Please note this important deadline:  You must sign up for this conference no later than Tuesday, November 10 at 12:00 noon.  This is so we have time to enter your registration and send you the instructions about how to sign-in to the webinar.  Thank you for adhering to this deadline.

This Month's Guest Speaker

Jean Bolognia, MD
Professor of Dermatology and Vice-chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Dermatology; Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Dr. Jean Bolognia has served as President of the Medical Dermatology Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American Dermatological Association, in addition to serving as Vice-President of the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the American Board of Dermatology, and the International Society of Dermatology. She has also been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and the International League of Dermatological Societies. In the latter organization, she served as Secretary-General. Jean is the senior editor of the textbook Dermatology, which is now in its fourth edition, and Dermatology Essentials.

Dr. Bolognia earned her medical degree at Yale University in 1980 where she also completed a post-doctoral fellowship and her residency training.  Her research involves clinicopathologic correlations regarding various types of melanocytic nevi (moles) and melanoma, as well as the cutaneous side effects of chemotherapy.  Her clinical interests are focused on melanoma; pigmentation disorders; skin diseases; and skin neoplasms.

This Month's Program

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

   8:30 a.m. -- Gathering and open conversation via Zoom

   9:00 a.m. -- Welcome and Introductions -- David Mann MD, CDS President

   9:05 - 9:40 a.m. --

"Sometimes stepping back is better than a closer look”
This examines the need for the “low power” clinical exam to appreciate patterns
Jean Bolognia, MD 

   9:40 - 9:50 a.m. -- Questions & Answers

   9:50 - 10:35 a.m. --

Resident Case Presentations & Discussion
Northwestern University Residents  

10:35 - 10:50 a.m. -- 

"Re-examining the guidelines for treatment of cutaneous side effects due to immune checkpoint-blocking antibodies"
Jean Bolognia, MD 

10:50 - 11:00 a.m. -- Questions & Answers

11:00 a.m. -- Closing remarks and introduction of the Breakout Sessions

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. -- Breakout sessions -- optional, with moderators
      - Medical students (students only)
      - Case discussions (any members)
      - Practice challenge (any members)
      - Residents forum (residents only)

Meeting Format

Because of meeting restrictions currently in place due to the coronavirus public health situation, CDS is offering our guest lecture and resident case presentations in the form of an online webinar.  Participants will be able to ask questions, and you will be able to hear the speakers through your computer or by telephone.  You can ask a question by posting the chat box.
Following the "main" part of the conference, several breakout sessions will take place providing the opportunity to have further discussion on particular topics, and to stay connected with your colleagues.  We hope you will find these sessions to be enjoyable.
Protocols of Cases
The case protocols will be available on the CDS website shortly before the day of the conference.  View the protocols (member log-in is required)

Educational Items

Course Director:  David Mann, MD; CDS President

Target Audience:  Practicing dermatologists, dermatology residents and fellows.

Additional information about CME credits will be provided at the time of the meeting.

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 12, 2020 04:38 PM