Thursday, July 6

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
PRE-CONGRESS SESSION
Hot Topics in Pediatric Dermatology for the Primary Pediatric Practitioner
Patricia Treadwell, Indiana University &
Albert Yan, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (chairs)


Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Dermatology, this course focuses on timely and trending topics of interest not only to dermatologist, but also specifically to the pediatric primary care practitioner. Updates will focus on common conditions such as acne and atopic dermatitis, as well as reviews of new trends among outside jobs (contact dermatitis and factitial disease), viral vaccines, and fungal skin infections in neonates and infants.

  • The Fungus Among Us: Observations on the Management of Tinea in Children
    Bernard Cohen, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Acne: Breaking Out New Developments
    Leonard Kristal, Pediatric Dermatology of Long Island, USA
  • Eczema Prevention: What’s Known So Far
    Marissa Perman, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
  • Don’t Nickel and Dime Me: An Update on Important Contact Allergens in Children
    Janice Pelletier, Eastern Maine Medical Center, USA
  • Not Shots in the Dark: Vaccine Update
    Patricia Treadwell, Indiana University, USA
  • A Salt and Battery: Contemporary Self-induced Factitial Conditions among Children and Teens
    Albert Yan, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
PRE-CONGRESS SESSION
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) at WCPD 2017
Speakers to be announced

Hosted by the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA), this session will highlight a successful research network and advance collaborative research on an international level. It will showcase how PeDRA operates as a research network, lessons learned, and highlight findings from examples of already proven international collaboration under the PeDRA umbrella. Hear about the importance of collaboration — with multiple research sites, and multiple collaborations, powerful work can be accomplished to advance the field across the globe.

4:00 pm – 6:15 pm
OPENING CEREMONY & GENERAL SESSION

  • Welcome & Announcements
    Anthony Mancini, Northwestern University, USA
    Albert Yan, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Andrea Zaenglein, Penn State/Hershey Medical Center, USA
    Antonio Torrelo, Hospital del Nino Jesus, Spain, ISPD President
  • Tribute to Arnold Oranje
  • Hot Topics
    Three (3) 15 minute presentations
  • Cutting Edge Abstracts
    Three (3) 15 minute presentations
  • Pediatric Dermatology: Year in Review

6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
OPENING RECEPTION

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