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Dermatologic Conditions in Pediatrics and Primary Care: Can You Manage These Virtual Patients?

  • Authors: Peter Lio, MD; Anthony J. Mancini, MD, FAAP, FAAD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 12/10/2019
  • Valid for credit through: 12/10/2020
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, pediatricians, and dermatologists.

The goal of this activity is to provide clinicians who treat pediatric patients with dermatologic conditions with the latest scientific data and guideline-based clinical concepts surrounding patient care, including assessing disease severity and comorbidities, selecting appropriate therapy, and optimizing individualized patient care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Demonstrate improved performance associated with
    • Assessment of patients who present with symptoms of dermatitis
    • Diagnosing the type of dermatitis and other conditions using evidence-based criteria 
    • Developing comprehensive treatment plans for pediatric and adult patients with dermatitis and/or appropriately referring patients 


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  • Peter Lio, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Physician, Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


    Disclosure: Peter Lio, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie Inc.; Altus; Amyris; AOBiome; Dermavant; Dermira; Eli Lilly; Exeltis; IntraDerm; Johnson & Johnson; Kiniksa; La Roche-Posay; LEO; Menlo; Micreos; Pfizer Inc.; Pierre-Fabre; Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme; Realm; Theraplex; TopMD; Unilever; Verrica
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: L'Oreal (La Roche-Posay); Pfizer Inc.; Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme; TopMD
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie Inc.; AOBiome; Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Micreos
    Other: Royalties from an over-the-counter product from Theraplex

  • Anthony J. Mancini, MD, FAAP, FAAD

    Division of Dermatology
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL


    Disclosure: Anthony J. Mancini, MD, FAAP, FAAD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Cassiopea; Dermavant; Pfizer Inc.; Verrica


  • Doug Blevins, MD

    Senior Medical Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Doug Blevins, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Robert Morris, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Robert Morris, PharmD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: ViiV Healthcare
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: GlaxoSmithKline

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Dermatologic Conditions in Pediatrics and Primary Care: Can You Manage These Virtual Patients?

Authors: Peter Lio, MD; Anthony J. Mancini, MD, FAAP, FAADFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 12/10/2019

Valid for credit through: 12/10/2020


Enhance your clinical skills as you engage with patients in an objective and realistic interactive simulation. Treat patients, diagnose medical conditions, and prescribe medications. There are no limits to your choices—order from thousands of labs, diagnoses, devices, and drugs using an intuitive patient chart-based interface.

Powerful metrics track your performance and provide instant expert feedback on your decisions. Upon completion, results will be presented, along with author commentary on each case.

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