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Aligning AD Treatment to Patient Needs: Key Takeaways from Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD)

  • Authors: Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, MPH, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/24/2021
  • Valid for credit through: 3/24/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for dermatologists, allergists and clinical immunologists, pediatricians, PCPs, nurses, NPs, PAs, and other clinicians who manage patients with AD.

This activity highlights best practices for evaluating patients’ symptoms and atopic dermatitis (AD) severity to determine whether systemic treatment is warranted.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Implementing objective AD measurement in practice
    • Inquiring with patients about impact of AD on daily life
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Identify patients who are candidates for treatment with systemic AD treatments


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  • Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, MPH, PhD

    Professor, Department of Dermatology
    Director of Clinical Research
    Director of Contact Dermatitis
    George Washington University
    Washington, DC


    Disclosure: Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, MPH, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Afyx; Arena; Asana; BioMX; Bluefin; Bodewell; Boehringer Ingelheim; Celgene; Dermavant; Dermira; Eli Lilly; Galderma; GlaxoSmithKline; Incyte; Kiniksa; Leo; Luna; Menlo; Novartis; Pfizer; RAPT; Regeneron; Sanofi
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi
    Received grants for clinical research from: Galderma; Pfizer


  • Briana Betz, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 


    Disclosure: Briana Betz, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA

    Associate Scientific Content Manager, WebMD Global, LLC 


    Disclosure: Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, 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

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

Developed through a partnership between Medscape, The Foundation for Dermatology Education (FDE), and Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD).

In support of improving patient care, Medscape LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Aligning AD Treatment to Patient Needs: Key Takeaways from Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD)

Authors: Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, MPH, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/24/2021

Valid for credit through: 3/24/2022


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