Annual Updates and Fresh, Practical Pearls

Skin of Color Update Program

September 9 – 11, 2022 | Sheraton Times Square | New York, NY

Pre-Conference Symposium

The pre-conference symposium has concluded. The recording of the session
will be available to all live conference attendees on the event platform.

Common Dermatologic Conditions with Unique Features in Patients with Skin of Color | Part 1
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
Skin Cancer

Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson, MD

PsoriasisAmy McMichael, MD
Atopic Dermatitis/EczemaAndrew Alexis, MD
Live Audience Q&AAll Faculty
The Role of Vehicle in Treatment Decisions Across Diverse Skin Types
Supported by Arcutis Biotherapeutics
Join us for a session on the elements of vehicle formulation and the potential impact on patients’ needs and adherence.
Raj Chovatiya, MD
Workshop
Common Dermatologic Conditions with Unique Features in Patients with Skin of Color | Part 2
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
Vitiligo Nada Elbuluk, MD
Melasma Michelle Rodrigues, MBBS
Hair LossValerie Callender, MD
Live Audience Q&AAll Faculty

Friday, September 9, 2022 | Day 1

12:00 - 1:00 PMAesthetic Symposia | Part I - NEW THIS YEAR!
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
Facial Anatomy & AssessmentMichelle Henry, MD
Live Demonstrations - NeuromodulatorsMichelle Henry, MD - Cheryl Burgess, MD (Moderator)
1:15 - 2:15 PMLunch Workshops

A Targeted Approach to the Treatment of Nonsegmental Vitiligo

Supported by Incyte

Pearl Grimes, MD

Product and Purpose for Melanin-Rich Consumers in the US

Supported by Unilever

Andrew J. Davis, Ph.D., Carmen Barker, Leonel Maximo Mollica, Donald Webber Jr.
2:30 - 3:30 PMAesthetic Symposia | Part II - NEW THIS YEAR!
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
Managing Complications from Dermal FillersCheryl Burgess, MD
Live Demonstrations - Dermal FillersMichelle Henry, MD - Cheryl Burgess, MD (Moderator)
2:30 - 3:30 PMDermoscopy Workshop
Dermoscopic WorkshopJennifer Stein, MD
3:30 - 4:30 PMWorkshop

VTAMA® (tapinarof) cream, 1% as a Novel Topical Therapy for Plaque Psoriasis
Supported by Dermavant

Mona Shahriai, MD
4:30 - 6:00 PMGeneral Session I | Pigmentary Disorders
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
Assessing, Diagnosing and Managing Melasma in Darker Skin TypesPearl Grimes, MD
Other Pigmentary Disorders in Darker Skin TypesHeather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
How Do I Diagnose & Treat Vitiligo in 2022 and What’s To ComeSeemal Desai, MD
Ask Me Anything! Panel Q&AAll Faculty - Andrew Alexis, MD (Moderator)
6:00 - 7:00 PMDinner Symposium

What's New in Cosmeceuticals from CeraVe, La Roche-Posay, & SkinCeuticals
Supported by CeraVe, La Roche-Posay, SkinCeuticals
*Includes Product Distribution. Product bags are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the conclusion of the session.

Insights in Skin of Color Patients with Atopic Dermatitis and the Role of Skincare in Improving Outcomes
This talk from CeraVe seeks to offer insights into distinct features of atopic dermatitis (AD) in skin of color populations, and provide recommendations on the role of skincare in treating AD amongst diverse populations.

What’s New from La Roche-Posay: Skin of Color Concerns in Photoprotection and Cosmeceuticals

What’s New at SkinCeuticals: Results from two initiatives of the Physicians Council for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Physicians Council for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is an independent initiative that seeks to understand how skin of color is represented in dermatology, and how we can improve this. We present the findings from 2 initial projects looking at representation of skin of color in public domain sources of Information around use of sunscreen in skin aging prevention. The first project looks at the medical literature available on PubMed; the second is a survey looking at how well represented patients of color feel when accessing skincare information and treatment.

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD -
Valerie Callender, MD - 
Corey L. Hartman, MD

Saturday, September 10, 2022 | Day 2

7:45 - 8:45 AMBreakfast Workshop

Step into Possibility - Discover Olumiant - the first and only FDA approved treatment for adults with Severe Alopecia Areata (AA)

Supported by Lilly

Chesahna Kindred, MD

Hearing the Stories

Supported by AbbVie

Beverly London, MD, FACOG, Angela Kyei, MD, MPH, FAAD
9:00 - 10:30 AMGeneral Session I
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
Lifestyle Medicine and Dermatology: How Lifestyle Factors Influence Dermatologic DiseaseHeather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Acne UpdateAndrew Alexis, MD
Recognizing, Diagnosing & Treating Rosacea in Diverse Skin TonesHilary Baldwin, MD
Ask Me Anything! Panel Q&AAll faculty - Andrew Alexis, MD (Moderator)
10:30 - 11:00 AMRefreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
Meet & Greet with Poster Authors
10:30 - 11:00 AMCE Working Group | How To Room: Developing Your Social Media Brand
Best Practices for Developing Your Social Media Brand - What I've Learned Along the WayDhaval Bhanusali, MD
11:00 AM - 12:45 PMGeneral Session II | Lasers, Energy-Based Devices, & Keloids
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
How to Start and Maintain an Aesthetic PracticeEliot Battle, MD
Selecting the Most Appropriate Lasers for Scar Revision - Case-BasedDiAnne Davis, MD
Lasers for Pigmented Lesions & Complexion - Case-BasedArisa Ortiz, MD
Keloids - Medical & Procedural Treatment Strategies - Panel Presentation Eva Kerby, MD - Maritza Perez, MD
Ask Me Anything! Panel Q&AAll Faculty - Eliot Battle, MD (Moderator)
12:45 - 2:15 PMLunch Break in Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 2:00 PMLunch Workshop

Join Pfizer: Learn About An Oral RX Treatment For Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Supported by Pfizer
CIBINQO™ (abrocitinib) for adults with refractory, moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. Pfizer Inc., invites you to an engaging, non-CME, educational program during which an atopic dermatitis expert will discuss the efficacy and safety profile of this treatment option, helping you determine its appropriateness for your patients. Full PI available at CIBINQOPI.com.

Raj Chovatiya, MD

ZORYVE (roflumilast) 0.3% cream: A bold new take on treatment
Supported by Arcutis Biotherapeutics
Learn about a newly FDA-approved treatment! We’ll explore the clinical safety and efficacy data and how this treatment could fit into your practice.

Saakshi Khattri, MD
2:15 - 4:00 PMGeneral Session III | Medical DermatologyFaculty
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
What's The Diagnosis? - Complex Med Derm Cases from the ExpertTed Rosen, MD
Dermatology Concerns in Pediatric Patients with Skin of ColorPatricia Treadwell, MD
Atopic Dermatitis and Other Eczematous DisordersAndrew Alexis, MD
My Approach to Recognizing, Diagnosing & Treating Psoriasis in Diverse Skin TonesAmy McMichael, MD
Ask Me Anything! Panel Q&AAll Faculty - Andrew Alexis, MD (Moderator)
4:00 - 4:30 PMRefreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 4:30 PMCE Working Group | How To Room: Conducting Culturally Sensitive Office Visitis
Best Practices & What to Avoid During Culturally Sensitive Derm ConsultsCandrice Heath, MD
4:30 - 5:45 PMGeneral Session IV
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
Nail Disorders in Patients with Skin of Color - Case-BasedShari Lipner, MD
Skin Cancer & Photoprotection in Diverse Skin Tones - Expert Panel Amy McMichael, MD - Maritza Perez, MD
Ask Me Anything! Panel Q&AAll Faculty - Eliot Battle, MD (Moderator)
5:45 - 8:00 PM

SKIN OF COLOR UPDATE ELEVATE PARTY

Presented by MedscapeLIVE

Skin of Color Update & MedscapeLIVE invite all attendees, faculty, and industry to celebrate the return to live events with a spectacular reception you won't want to miss! 
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Sunday, September 11, 2022 | Day 3

8:30-9:30 AMBreakfast Workshop

The Many Colors of Psoriasis: Prevalence and Impact Across Diverse Populations

Supported by Amgen

Andrew Alexis, MD
9:30 - 10:45 AMGeneral Session I
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
Pulling Back the Curtain on Clinical Trials & Diverse Patient Populations: Barriers, Limitations & What Dermatologists Can Do - A Call to Action Panel DiscussionAndrew Alexis, MD - Valerie Callender, MD - Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD - Pearl Grimes, MD
Dermatology Concerns Unique to Asian Patients Leah Chung, MD
Common & Uncommon Pitfalls in Clinical and Pathological Correlation (CPC)Olayemi Sokumbi, MD
10:45 - 11:15 AMRefreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
11:15 AM - 12:45 PMGeneral Session II | Hair & Medical Dermatology
Welcome & IntroductionsAndrew Alexis, MD
Scarring & Non-Scarring Alopecias in Diverse Patients: An Update on Diagnosis & Conventional Treatment OptionsValerie Callender, MD
Adjunctive Therapies for Hair Loss: Lasers, Microneedling, and Hair Transplantation Shilpi Khetarpal, MD
Pediatric Hair Loss: Nuances in Clinical Presentation and Therapeutics Candrice Heath, MD
Ask Me Anything! Hair Loss Panel Q&AAll Faculty - Andrew Alexis, MD (Moderator)
1:00 - 2:00 PMLunch Workshop

Alopecia Areata: What You Need to Know
Supported by Pfizer
Dr. McMichael will review patient burden, severity assessment tools, and pathophysiology for Alopecia Areata.

Amy McMichael, MD

The Shades of Atopic Dermatitis in Patients with Darker Skin Pigmentation
Supported by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Come learn more about the distinctive ways that atopic dermatitis may present in patients with darker skin pigmentation and higher Fitzpatrick scores. This presentation discusses possible genetic factors, phenotypic characteristics, and histologic variations that may influence the presentation of AD in skin of color patients to aid HCPs to better recognize the clinical features in this patient population. Also, learn about a treatment that may help your patients with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

Raj Chovatiya, MD
2:15 - 3:45 PMGeneral Session III
Welcome & IntroductionsEliot Battle, MD
Hidradenitis Suppurativa - Medical & Procedural TreatmentAmit Garg, MD
Chemical Peels for Medical & Aesthetic Concerns in Darker Skin TonesNada Elbuluk, MD
Live Injectables Demonstrations (Facial Assessment, upper, mid, and lower face injectables)Mara Weinstein Velez, MD
4:15 - 5:15 PMIndependent CE Satellite Symposium Presented by MedscapeLIVE
Key Considerations for the Topical Management of Psoriasis in Patients of Color
Presented by MedscapeLIVE

Although similarities in psoriasis exist between ethnic groups and skin types, there are notable differences in the presentation, quality-of-life (QoL) impact, and treatment among diverse patient populations. This live, case-based symposium will explore diagnosis and treatment considerations for patients of color with psoriasis. Don’t miss out!

Supported by an independent educational grant from Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Andrew Alexis, MD - Amit Garg, MD - Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

2022 FACULTY

Additional faculty to be added, check back soon

Conference Chairs

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Conference Co-Chair

Eliot F. Battle, MD

Eliot F. Battle, MD

Conference Co-Chair

Faculty & Advisors

Hilary Baldwin, MD

Hilary Baldwin, MD

Faculty

Dhaval Bhanusali, MD

Dhaval Bhanusali, MD

Faculty

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Faculty

Valerie Callender, MD

Valerie Callender, MD

Faculty

HJ (Leah) Chung, MD

HJ (Leah) Chung, MD

Faculty

DiAnne Davis, MD

DiAnne Davis, MD

Faculty

Seemal Desai, MD

Seemal Desai, MD

Faculty

Nada Elbuluk MD, MSc

Nada Elbuluk MD, MSc

Faculty

Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson, MD

Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson, MD

Faculty

Amit Garg, MD

Amit Garg, MD

Faculty

Pearl Grimes, MD

Pearl Grimes, MD

Faculty

Candrice Heath, MD

Candrice Heath, MD

Faculty

Michelle Henry, MD

Michelle Henry, MD

Faculty

Eva Kerby, MD

Eva Kerby, MD

Faculty

Shilpi Khetarpal, MD

Shilpi Khetarpal, MD

Faculty

Shari Lipner, MD, PhD

Shari Lipner, MD, PhD

Faculty

Amy McMichael, MD

Amy McMichael, MD

Faculty

Arisa Ortiz, MD

Arisa Ortiz, MD

Faculty

Maritza Perez, MD

Maritza Perez, MD

Faculty

Ted Rosen, MD

Ted Rosen, MD

Faculty

Olayemi Sokumbi, MD

Olayemi Sokumbi, MD

Faculty

Michelle Rodrigues, MD

Michelle Rodrigues, MD

Faculty

Jennifer Stein, MD

Jennifer Stein, MD

Faculty

Patricia Treadwell, MD

Patricia Treadwell, MD

Faculty

Mara Weinstein Velez, MD

Mara Weinstein Velez, MD

Faculty

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

Faculty