2019 Annual Meeting
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2019 Annual Meeting 


Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22, 2019

Wentworth by the Sea, New Castle, NH

This year’s lineup of distinguished guest speakers includes nationally-recognized leaders in the field of dermatology. The speakers listed in the program will be presenting an array of topics of interest to our membership. Following tradition, the weekend program includes clinical presentations, social events, and opportunities for golf, shopping, and family-friendly sightseeing in the region.

Our Annual Meeting has enjoyed an outstanding reputation for providing a high quality educational program, in beautiful settings. This is our major initiative and provides an opportunity for us to get together with colleagues for a weekend combining clinical education, business, and socializing. 

social activities


Jane Grant-Kels, MD, FAAD
Evan Rieder, MD
Debjani Sahni, MD
Bethanee Schlosser, MD, PhD
Dan Siegel, MD

Continuing Medical Education Information

Target Audience

Dermatologists, dermatology residents, and fellows. NPs, PAs, and office staff with attending MDs.

Learning Objectives 

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder and cite how to develop a practical plan for delivering key messages to patients regarding this condition.  
  • Review the mechanism of action and appearance of normal skin with reflectance confocal microscopy and describe how best to incorporate this technology into a general dermatology practice via the use of examples. 
  • Develop practical management strategies for approaching patients with delusional disorders and identify how to enact simple tricks to enhance practice efficiency.  
  • Compare and critique various modalities of treating melanoma and determine the best approach on a patient specific basis. 
  • Describe the impact of pregnancy on melanocytic nevi review of the impact of pregnancy and hormonal therapy on melanoma. 
  • Describe the latest clinical advances in melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. 
  • Indicate which hardware store sourced items can be used as office durables. 
  • Cite the importance of multi-disciplinary care in the management of patients with advanced skin cancers. 
  • Categorize the natural origins of many dermatologic therapies and apply the concepts of plant and other ‘natural’ agents to patient care.  
  • Discuss the clinical approach to diagnosis and management of most common vulvar diseases and conditions. 
  • Identify the link between the clinical presentation and dermatopathology associated with a variety of common, and some rare, conditions.  
  • Recognize the clinical approach to diagnosis and management of inflammatory skin disease during pregnancy. 


Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Criteria and Policies of the Rhode Island Medical Society (RIMS) through the joint providership of Rhode Island Hospital and the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology.  Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation - Physicians: Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Registration Pricing

We invite dermatologists, dermatology residents, and fellows to attend the meeting. NPS, PAs, and office staff are also invited to attend along with an MD.

Member Physician

Physicians who are active member of the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology

Non-Member Physician

Physicians who are not active members of the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology.

NP, PA, or Office Staff 

Must be accompanied by a physician. 

Resident or Fellow

Any resident or fellow enrolled in a dermatology program in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology

4 Lan Drive, Suite 310, Westford, MA 01886

Phone: 978-577-5408 | Fax: 978-250-1117 | Email: info@massacademyofdermatology.org

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