Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to enhance the knowledge of the academic and community dermatologists who attend our weekly meetings. Virtual cases are presented at grand rounds which demonstrate key points in patient diagnosis and management and will emphasize application of evidence-based medicine. Speaker topics will be chosen based on Grand Rounds quarterly evaluations where attendees are asked on which topics they feel they need further education or competence.

Keywords: Dermatology, Dermatitis, Skin Abnormalities, Skin Diseases Eczematous, Skin Diseases Genetic, Skin Diseases Infectious, Skin Disease Metabolic, Skin Disease Papulosquamous, Skin Disease Vascular, Skin Disease Vesiculobullous, Neoplasms, Ulcer, Lupus Erythematosus, Facial Dermatoses, Photosensitivity Disorders, Pigmentation Disorders

Target audience: 
Physician (fellow/resident)
Physician Assistant
Nurse Practitioner
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Perform an accurate and thorough skin exam including mucosal surfaces in order to describe morphology and generate a differential diagnosis.
  • Integrate multiple findings on a given patient including history, physical exam, laboratory, exam, histopathologic findings and other information for the purpose of making an accurate diagnosis of inflammatory, neoplastic or genetic skin diseases
  • Evaluate and establish therapeutic recommendations and further diagnostic tests recommendations in light of best medicine guidelines, evidence based medicine, literature review and consensus of expert opinion.
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:

Leah Lalor, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Yvonne Chiu, MD
Activity Planner
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Karolyn Wanat, MD
Activity Planner
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin


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Debra Warpechowski
Series date: 
01/01/2021 - 7:30am CST to 12/31/2021 - 8:45am CST

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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of  Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Group description: 
Dermatology Grand Rounds 2021
Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 W. Watertown Plank Road
Virtual Meeting - HUB for Collaborative Medicine Building, 6th floor, Conf. Rm. A6520
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States