Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to enhance the knowledge of the academic and community dermatologists who attend our weekly meeting. Topics will be selected based on the evaluation forms from the previous year.  In addition, live patients are invited to grand rounds who demonstrate key points in patient diagnosis management and will emphasize application of evidence-based medicine.

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

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals
Target audience: 

Physician Assistants
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Understand the basic pattern of alopecia areata and poor prognostic factors
  • Review the genome wide association study from 2010 and implications in the understanding of the pathogenesis of alopecia areata
  • Review the mechanism of action of JAK inhibitors
  • Review current literature supporting use of JAK inhibitors for alopecia areata and ongoing trials
  • Review dosing, side effects, and adverse effects of of JAK inhibitors
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director - Yvonne Chiu, MD

Speaker:  Brittany Lister, MD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Shelly Martin
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3106
Session date: 
02/24/2016 - 7:30am to 8:30am CST
Dermatology Administrative Offices Conf Rm E4172
8900 W. Wisconsin Avenue
4th floor Froedtert Specialty Clinics Building
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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