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Specialty: , Dermatology
Dates: From Oct, 31, 2013 to Nov, 2, 2013
Location: Nevada, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 150 to 995 USD
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas *

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AccreditAtion StAteMent
This activity has been planned and implemented in
accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint
sponsorship of the University of
Louisville School of Medicine and
Skin Disease Education Foundation, a division of Global Academy for Medical Education. The University of Louisville is
accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.

AMA PrA credit deSignAtion StAteMent
The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education
designates this educational activity for a maximum of
16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should
claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of
their participation in the activity.


AAd continuing MedicAl educAtion recognition AWArd
The Skin Disease Education Foundation’s Las Vegas
Dermatology Seminar (Program #631100) is recognized
by the American Academy of Dermatology for 16.75 AAD
recognized Category 1 CME Credit(s) and may be used
toward the American Academy of Dermatology’s Continuing Medical Education Award.

nurSing credit
This program has been applied by the Kentucky Board
of Nursing for 20.1 contact hours through University
Hospital. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an
individual nursing education provider does not constitute
endorsement of program content. Determination of credit
is pending.

AAFP credit
Application for CME credit has been filed with the
American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination
of credit is pending. Please check conference website for

Event Overview
Welcome message:

oin us at Skin Disease Education Foundation’s (SDEF) 14th Annual Las
Vegas Dermatology Seminar, October 31-November 2, 2013. Nationally
known leaders in the field of dermatology will present recent advances
and emerging trends in the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patients
with skin diseases. This highly scientific three-day CME/CE conference features key clinical topics such as acne, rosacea, AK, BCC, psoriasis, contact
dermatitis, eczema, fillers, toxins, cases and more.
SDEF’s Psoriasis Forum is now in its 10th year. This in-depth, comprehensive
program is featured on day two. Clinical presentations, interactive panels and
cases covering current and emerging biologic and topical therapies for the
treatment of psoriasis are featured throughout the day.
SDEF’s 14th Annual Las Vegas Dermatology Seminar including the 10th Annual
Psoriasis Forum will be of interest to both the seasoned clinician and residents.
Please join us October 31-November 2, 2013 at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in
Las Vegas for a rewarding educational experience. The format is informal and
relaxed, and encourages a free-flowing exchange of ideas and practical solutions that are immediately useful in improving patient outcomes.


Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Director MGH Dermatology Laser &
Cosmetic Center Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Miriam Bettencourt, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
University of Nevada Adjunct Clinical
Professor of Dermatology Touro University
Las Vegas
Jennifer C. Cather, MD
Division of Dermatology
Department of Internal Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Mark D.P. Davis
Professor of Dermatology
Chair, Division of Clinical Dermatology
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
Joseph F. Fowler, Jr, MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
University of Louisville, KY
Linda F. Stein Gold, MD
Director of Dermatology Research Henry
Ford Health System Detroit, MI
Kenneth B. Gordon, MD
Professor of Dermatology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
Francisco A. Kerdel, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine Dermatology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Craig L. Leonardi, MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Saint Louis University/Central
Dermatology, St Louis, MO
Nazanin Saedi, MD
Assistant Professor
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Janellen Smith, MD
Professor of Dermatology
University of California, Irvine
Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dermatology
University of Connecticut School of
Medicine, Farmington, CT
Jacob thyssen, MD, PhD, DmSci
National Allergy Research Centre
Department of Dermato-Allergology
Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte
Stephen K. tyring, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX
Christopher B. Zachary, FrCP
Professor & Chair, Dermatology
University of California, Irvine, CA

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Submission Info

Before preparing, your abstract ~ please read the instructions.

  • Each abstract must be submitted in English
  • The abstract should be received by SDEF no later than September 20, 2013
  • If submitting via mail, do not fold originals, must use the abstract form and attach 3 copies of abstract
  • Faxed copies, or photocopies without the originals will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts can sent by email to (preferred)


Registration and Payment

The author must register for the seminar and pay the registration fee upon acceptance of his/her abstract, otherwise the abstract cannot be displayed.



The abstract must be typed, single-spaced in English and contained within the indicated square. Do not reduce the text by copier to enable more text to be included in the abstract form. Suggested font Times Roman 10.


Title: The title should appear in upper case (capitals) and extend no more than two lines. Abbreviations should not be used in the title.


Name(s)/Institution: List the author(s), institute(s) where the work originated, city and country. Authors should be listed by surname followed by initials only – do not include first names. The person presenting the paper should have his/her name underlined. Omit degrees, titles, institutional appointments, street addresses and post/zip codes.


  • Only standard abbreviations may be used without definition

  • Only essential references should be included

  • These should be listed numerically with the text

  •  Use only generic drug names

Editorial Guidelines for Presented Content:

Please adhere to the following guidelines:


1.       Do not attempt to make your outputs approximate or match the typeset page

2.       Be consistent in style (i.e., units, abbreviations).

3.       End paragraphs with two carriage returns. Do not use carriage returns within paragraphs; instead, rely on the word processor’s work wrap (« soft return ») within paragraphs, list items, etc.

4.       Do not add extra line spacing above, below titles or subheads, or between paragraphs. To double-space your document, use the printer commands in your word processor, ( i.e., do not make each line a new paragraph).


Delivery of Electronic Files via email:

        Enclose the payment form below and the abstract form

        The subject line in your email should be—LVD2013 – Abstract – Corresponding author’s last name

        Your file should be saved with the corresponding author’s last name and a two-word description of the abstract

        The body of the email should contain:

  • The corresponding author’s last name and phone number
  •  The date
  •  A short title of the abstract
Sponsors Exhibitors
Organising Agency

Contact: Sylvia Reitman , Skin Disease Education Foundation

Phone: 240-221-4404

Fax: 866-401-8609

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