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. Pathology of cases is also reviewed. Speaker topics will be chosen based on Grand Rounds quarterly evaluations where attendees were asked "What clinical questions or patient problems did you encounter in the past year that you felt you needed more knowledge or competence to successfully address?"


Key Words: Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Procedural Dermatology

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Dermatology residents, medical students
Learning objectives: 

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

• Appreciate the progress that is being made in identifying the molecular basis of inherited skin diseases.
• Identify the different laboratory techniques and their applications in identifying pathogenic variants in genes that cause skin diseases.
• Learn about recent new discoveries that are in matching new genes to poorly characterized inherited skin diseases.


Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:
Leah Lalor, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin


John McGrath, MD, FRCP, FMedSci
Mary Dunhill Chair in Cutaneous Medicine, St John's Institute of Dermatology
Academic Head of Department, St. John's Institute of Dermatology & Its Genetic Skin Disease Unit
King's College London
Honorary Consultant Dermatologist to the Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
London, England


In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Leah Lalor, MD
  • John McGrath, MD

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.



Debra Warpechowski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-2818
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 1.0 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 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
03/08/2023 - 7:20am to 8:30am CST
Virtual Meeting & Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 W. Watertown Plank Road
7th Floor HUB Conference Room A7520/A7628
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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