October 2020 Monthly Conference
Online Webinar

Wednesday, October 14, 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:  University of Illinois at Chicago
This will be an online meeting

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

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, CDS is continuing our monthly conferences in the form of an online webinar at least through the end of 2020.  The October monthly conference will take place on Wednesday morning, October 14th.  Our guest lecturer is Sewon Kang, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University.  He will be giving two lectures, and in between, the UIC 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.  Thank you.


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

Guest registrations are 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 October 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, October 13 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

Sewon Kang, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology; Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Sewon Kang, MD, is the Noxell Endowed Professor of Dermatology, Dermatologist-in-Chief at Johns Hopkins Hospital and chair of the Department of Dermatology.  A recipient of the Dermatology Foundation's Career Development Award, Dr. Kang has received other research awards and grants from the American Dermatological Association, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.  His research focus has been in the areas of skin pharmacology and photomedicine, and he is the past president of the Photomedicine Society and the American Acne and Rosacea Society.  Dr. Kang is or has been on the boards of multiple organizations including the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the Association of Professors of Dermatology, the Dermatology Foundation, and the Skin of Color Society.  An author on more than 240 publications and book chapters, Dr. Kang also is the Editor-in-Chief of the 9th edition of the Fitzpatrick's Dermatology texbook.  He is an inventor/co-inventor of 17 patents and has given more than 300 presentations globally.

Dr. Kang earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School in 1987.  He completed his residency in dermatology in 1992 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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 - 9:30 a.m. --

"Understanding Photoaging Pathophysiology:  Part 1 - Wrinkles" 
Sewon Kang, MD 

   9:30 - 9:40 a.m. -- Questions & Answers

   9:40 - 10:15 a.m. --

Resident Case Presentations & Discussion
University of Illinois Residents  

10:15 - 10:40 a.m. -- 

"Understanding Photoaging Pathophsiology:  Part 2 - Lentigines"
Sewon Kang, MD 

10:40 - 10:50 a.m. -- Questions & Answers

10:50 - 10:55 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 signal your interest in asking a question by electronically "raising your hand" or post your question in 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 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:11 PM