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Midwest Dermatology Conference

Chicago, IL  |  August 8-10, 2024

CONFERENCE AGENDA

*Agenda is subject to change

GENERAL SESSIONS

Thursday, August 8, 2024

7:30 AM  – 8:30 AM

Infectious Disease in Dermatology, What you Know, and What you Don’t, but Should

Brett Williams, MD

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

“BIMZELX Has Arrived” – James Song, MD, FAAD, Co-CMO

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY UCB

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM 

Psoriasis: A General Overview for Early Practice

Michael Lewitt, MD

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM 

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

“Behind the Clinical Manifestations of Type 2 Inflammation followed by A Treatment Option for Patients (≥6 Months of Age) With Uncontrolled Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis” – Karan Lal, MD

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY SANOFI REGENERON

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM 

Innovations in the Treatment of Hair Loss

Lady Dy, MD

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM 

LUNCH

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

“Advance your Knowledge: An Oral Treatment for Severe Alopecia Areata” – Lady Dy, MD

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY PFIZER

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM 

Psoriasis Discussion Panel

Ahmad Amin, MD & Michael Lewitt, MD

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM 

The Gut-Skin Connection in Those with Inflammatory Disease

Danielle Calahan, RD, LDN

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM 

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Skincare Tweens to Adults

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Technology and Dermatology Navigating into the Future

Michael Rubio, PA-C

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
WELCOME RECEPTION

Friday, August 9, 2024

8:00 AM  – 9:00 AM

Beyond the Clinic, PAs Mastering the World

Kasey D’Amato, PA-C

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY LILLY

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM 

Advances in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Steven Daveluy, MD, FAAD

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM 

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM 

Pediatric Dermatology, You Don’t Want to Miss This!

Marc Serota, MD

12:15 PM – 01:15 PM 

LUNCH

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

“Mild to Moderate Atopic Dermatitis: Burden of Disease and a Topical Pathway for JAK Inhibition” – Marc Serota, MD

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY INCYTE

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 

Atopic Dermatitis, What’s New and What’s True

Matthew Zirwas, MD

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Itch!

Matthew Zirwas, MD

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM 

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

03:30 PM – 4:00 PM

NON-BRANDED PRODUCT THEATER SPONOSORED BY AMGEN

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Recognizing and Treating Cosmetic Complications

Jeff Hsu, MD, PhD

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
EVENING RECEPTION

Saturday, August 10, 2024

7:30 AM  – 8:30 AM

The Whole Patient, Integrative Dermatology

Tracee Blackburn, PA-C, MSIM

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

“Setting a course for a long-term treatment journey for patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis” – Beth Sweeney, PA-C

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY ABBVIE

9:15 AM – 09:45 AM 

Optimizing Office Workflow in a Busy Inflammatory Disease Clinic

James Song, MD, FAAD, Co-CMO

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM 

Interesting Off-Labels for Inflammatory Skin Disease

James Song, MD, FAAD, Co-CMO

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM 

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM 

All Things Injectables for Facial Rejuvenation

Stephanie Tracey, PA-C

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM 

You Think You Know JAK? New Safety Data and Novel Uses

Neal Bhatia, MD

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM 

LUNCH

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

“What We Know About This Oral Medication in Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis and Its 4-Year Data” – Amber Blair PA-C

PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORED BY BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM 

Segmental vs Non-Segmental Vitiligo and Emerging Therapies

Elizabeth Kiracofe, MD

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM 

Integrative Dermatology: What is the Evidence?

Tracee Blackburn, PA-C, MSIM & Peter Lio, MD

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM 

Women with Psoriasis

Jennifer Soung, MD

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM 

Approach to Psoriatic Arthritis

Jennifer Soung, MD