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Itchy, Dry Skin and Bumps in a Black Child: Take the Case Challenge!

  • Authors: Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD; Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/4/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/4/2023
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for dermatologists, allergists and clinical immunologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and PAs.

The goal of this activity is to improve the diagnosis and management of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) in patients with skin of color (SOC).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Demonstrate improved performance associated with
    • Making a diagnosis of AD in a patient with SOC
    • Evaluating AD severity with objective and subjective parameters
    • Selecting evidence-based treatment for a patient with SOC


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  • Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD

    Professor and Chair of Dermatology
    Associate Residency Program Director
    Director of Translational Research
    Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic
    Department of Dermatology
    George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Washington, DC


    Disclosure:Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: Allergan; Almirall; Aveeno; Brickell Biotech; Bristol Myers Squibb; Corbus; Dermira; FSD Pharma; Galderma; Greenway Therapeutics; Hoth Therapeutics; Janssen; La Roche Posay; Lilly; Loréal; Menlo; Microcures; Novartis; Pfizer Inc.; TruPotency; UCB; Zylo Therapeutics    
    Speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Brickell Biotech; Dermira; Janssen; Regeneron/Sanofi
    Grants for clinical research from: Galderma; Incyte; Pfizer
    Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: Microcures; Zylo

  • Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Director of Clinical Research
    Director of Patch Testing
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Washington, DC


    Disclosure: Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Afyx; Aobiome; Arena; Asana; BioMX; Bluefin; Bodewell; Boehringer Ingelheim; Celgene; Dermavant; Dermira; Eli Lilly; Galderma; GlaxoSmithKline; Incyte; Kiniksa; LEO Pharma; Luna; Menlo; Novartis; Pfizer; RAPT; Regeneron; Sanofi-Genzyme
    Speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Eli Lilly; Incyte; LEO Pharma; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi-Genzyme
    Grants for clinical research from: Galderma


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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

  • Terra M. Sumstine

    Writer, Chichester Associates Inc, Phoenix, Arizona


    Disclosure: Terra M. Sumstine has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

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Itchy, Dry Skin and Bumps in a Black Child: Take the Case Challenge!

Authors: Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD; Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPHFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/4/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/4/2023



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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