5th Annual Dermatology Topics in the Tropics

January 19, 2014 to January 26, 2014

Dermatology Topics in the Tropics 2014 features an esteemed faculty of academic and clinical dermatologists discussing up-to-date issues with both diagnostic and therapeutic implications in medical and surgical dermatology as well as the history of dermatology.  In a relaxed setting the faculty will present data pertinent to dermatologists in practice, academia and training.  In response to needs queries and a review of the literature of recurring treatment challenges, topics will include, in detail, recognition and terapies of psoriasis and eczemas, rosacea, acne and tropical dermatology; approaches to basic and advanced surgical techniques; surgery of melanoma; skin cancer surgery in organ transplant patients; and the history of treatments for psoriasis.  There will be an emphasis on open interaction between faculty and participants with discussions of challenging cases for the clinician.  Lectures are conducted only during the cruising days at sea.


Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation of Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live Activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

  • Better diagnose and treat certain common and uncommon conditions in medical dermatology
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of dealing with skin cancers in transplant patients as well as other dermatologic surgical skills
  • Show familiarity with new rules and regulations, both Federal and local, in the practice of dermatology.


Additional information


Karen Mann
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4898
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 16.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/19/2014 - 5:00pm CST
Event ends: 
01/26/2014 - 2:00pm CST
Aboard Celebrity Cruise Lines "Silhouette"
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States

Program Director
Jerold B Graff, MD
Retired Dermatologist

Abby Van Voorhees, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of PA Hospital
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Stasko, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

John E. Wolf, Jr., MD, MA
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

John Cameron, Ph.D
Adjunct Assistant Professor of History
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

Abby Van Voorhees, MD                Amgen                    Investigator
                                                    Novartis                   Advisory Board
                                                    Abbott                     Investigator


John E. Wolf, MD                          Galderma                 Consultant

Available Credit

  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 16.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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