Course: IDCP Info Session- 3 Tips to Revitalize Your Dermatology Practice
3 Tips to Revitalize Your Dermatology Practice
Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP +4

In this talk we’re going to explore a few simple tips about how to expand your clinical practice including looking more critically at a thyroid panel, identifying how to incorporate chemical peels and phototherapy into clinical practice. Following the lecture by LearnSkin's certificate program chairs, IDCP students and alumni will share their experiences in the program and tips for advancing your integrative dermatology practice. If you have been thinking about next steps in your educational journey, join us for a fun evening of expert discussion and Q&A! Learn more at


Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
  1. Expand your understanding about chemical peels
  2. Evaluate a thyroid panel
  3. Describe how to incorporate phototherapy into your clinical practice
  4. Summarize the Integrative Dermatology Certificate Program and hear from current students and alumni 


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Raja Sivamani

Dr. Raja Sivamani is a board-certified dermatologist and practices as an integrative dermatologist at Pacific Skin Institute. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of California, Davis and Director of Clinical Research and the Clinical Trials Unit.He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the California State University, Sacramento and an Associate Professor of Dermatology at California Northstate University, College of Medicine.He engages in clinical practice as well as both clinical and translational research that integrates bioengineering, nutrition, cosmetics, and skin biology. With training in both Allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine, he takes an integrative approach to his patients and in his research.He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research manuscripts, 10 textbook chapters, and a textbook entitled Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3rd Edition with a passion for expanding the evidence and boundaries of integrative medicine for skin care.

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Apple Bodemer

After finishing Medical School and Dermatology Residency at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Bodemer completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She was the first Dermatologist to be board certified in both Dermatology and Integrative Medicine and currently is the only Dermatologist to serve on the Integrative Medicine Board. She has authored academic texts and curriculum and has spoken widely on a variety of topics related to Integrative Dermatology. She has always been drawn to exploring how lifestyle choices impact skin health and disease and feels that the most powerful role a physician can play is as an educator and guide, empowering people to get healthy and stay healthy.

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Peter Lio

Dr. Peter Lio is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed his internship in Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, and his Dermatology training at Harvard where he served as Chief Resident in Dermatology. Dr. Lio is the founding director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center and has spoken nationally and internationally about atopic dermatitis, as well as alternative medicine.

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Sarah Jensen

Dr. Jensen is dual board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Prior to attending medical school at St Louis University, she completed a bachelor's degree in Visual Arts at Scripps and later attended the college's Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program. Her background in art provides a distinct aesthetic in her approach to patient skincare. Dr. Jensen began her career in academic medicine and later established her private practice, Regional Dermatology, located just south of St Louis. Dr. Jensen's office integrates all aspects of dermatology including: medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin care. Having recognized a shift in patients' desire for alternative options, she discovered Learnskin and is soon to complete its Integrative Dermatology Certification Program. This enriching program and its engaging, integrative community have further expanded her knowledge and broadened her treatment options. Learnskin enabled Dr. Jensen to redefine her practice in medicine and create an office that she would seek out, as a patient, herself. 

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John Kelly

Dr. Kelly studied microbiology, chemistry, and mathematics at the University of Rhode Island, followed by an MD/PhD in Immunology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. While practicing as a board certified clinical dermatologist, he served as a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials and consulted in various stages of therapeutic developments. Dr. Kelly was a member of the inaugural class of the Integrative Dermatology Certificate Program because of his interest in alternative therapies and the promise of these treatments. In addition to clinical practice, he is active in therapeutic development and research. He is committed to optimizing skin therapy by bringing the right therapy, to the right patient, at the right time.

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