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CME / ABIM MOC

Patient Questions and Expert Answers for Healthy Skin of Color

  • Authors: Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH; Susan C. Taylor, MD; Seemal R. Desai, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 6/16/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 6/17/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 6/17/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

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

The goal of this activity is to increase clinicians' knowledge and confidence regarding management of common skin conditions in patients with skin of color, including developing comprehensive skin care regimens.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Common skin care concerns among patients of color
    • Over-the-counter treatment options for common skin conditions
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Develop comprehensive skin care regimens for patient with skin of color


Disclosures

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Medscape, LLC, encourages Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Moderator

  • Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH

    Professor of Dermatology
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Chair, Department of Dermatology
    Mount Sinai West and Mt Sinai Morningside
    New York, New York

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Baush Health; Beiersdorf; Bristol Myers Squibb; Celgene; Dermavant; Foamix; Galderma; Leo; L'Oreal; Menlo; Novartis; Pfizer; Sanofi-Regeneron; Scientis; UCB; Unilever; Valeant
    Received grants for clinical research from: Almirall; Bristol Myers Squibb; Celgene; Galderma; Leo; Novartis; Valeant

Panelists

  • Seemal R. Desai, MD

    Immediate Past President, Skin of Color Society
    Board of Directors
    American Academy of Dermatology
    Founder & Medical Director
    Innovative Dermatology, PA
    Plano, Texas

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Seemal R. Desai, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Avita; Dermira; Foamix; Galderma; OrthoDermatologics; Pfizer; Scientis
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Galderma; Orthodermatologics; Pfizer; Scientis
    Received grants for clinical research from: Abbvie; Dermira; Watson

  • Susan C. Taylor, MD

    Associate Professor of Dermatology
    Director of Diversity
    Department of Dermatology
    Perelman School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Susan C. Taylor, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Allergan; Beiersdorf; Evolus; Galderma; Senet
    Received grants for clinical research from: Croma; Eli Lilly; Pfizer

Editors

  • Roderick Smith, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Roderick Smith, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Renata Feldman, PharmD, RPh

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Renata Feldman, PharmD, RPh, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements



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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Patient Questions and Expert Answers for Healthy Skin of Color

Authors: Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH; Susan C. Taylor, MD; Seemal R. Desai, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 6/16/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 6/17/2021

Valid for credit through: 6/17/2022

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