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Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Farmington


“Update on Clinical Trials in Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis”

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Dermatology

Speaker: Mona Shahriari, MD – Assistant Professor, UConn Dermatology Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Time: Lecture: 8am – 9:30am, Patient viewing: 9:30am - 12pm Location: University of Connecticut Health Center, Dermatology Department, 21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Conference Room

Target Audience: UCHC dermatologists and dermatology residents. All other podiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, students, and greater Hartford dermatologists are encouraged to attend.

Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

a. Recite the evidence or expert opinion associated with novel therapeutics for the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (knowledge objective)

b. Identify one or more barriers to implementing the evidence or expert opinion in practice (performance objective)

c. Describe one or more strategies necessary either to implement the evidence/expert opinion or overcome any barrier to implementation (competence objective)

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Shahriari, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Shahriari will be discussing novel therapeutics for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis and outlining the current clinical trials for these new drugs. I will also discuss the FDA approval that the drugs will be seeking.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do


Diane Whiatker-Worth, MD, or 860-679-6759

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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