DERMATOLOGY: WHAT THE GERIATRICS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER NEEDS TO KNOW

Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 4

Moderator: Eleni Linos, MD

This session will focus on skin cancer in older adults.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss how the principles of geriatrics can be applied to dermatology; (2) review treatment of skin cancer among older adults; and (3) recognize different types of  skin cancer and how to identify each.

1:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Eleni Linos, MD

1:15 pm

Overtreatment of Skin Cancer among Older Adults: A Journalist’s Perspective
Katie Hafner, The New York Times

1:45 pm

Introduction to the Principles of Geriatric Dermatology
Eleni Linos, MD

2:15 pm Questions
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm

Clinical Dermatology & Older Adults
Justin Endo, MD

3:30 pm

Clinical Dermatology & Older Adults
Daniel Butler, MD

4:15 pm Questions
4:30 pm

Closing Remarks
Eleni Linos, MD