Integrative Dermatology Symposium

2018 Integrative Dermatology Symposium Lectures

About this course

Skill level: All levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 7 hr 20 min
Release date: January 01, 1970
Expiration date: January 01, 1970



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With nearly one-third of the population afflicted with a skin disorder, there is a great need for best practice sharing and cross-collaboration to support practitioners in the field of dermatology. Engage in the growing movement of integrative dermatology (ID). If you are new to ID, review the emerging trends as well as practical approaches to dermatology as practitioners from the world assess and manage skin conditions and care. The Integrative Dermatology Symposium recordings can jump start your approach to improving patient outcomes in your practice.

Learning Outcome

To improve understanding of integrative medicine approaches in dermatology.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Appraise the use of integrative approaches between medical disciplines for common skin conditions
  • Evaluate the efficacy of sunscreens
  • Assess the evidence for the influence of diet on common dermatological conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and rosacea
  • Review the evidence for the effects of probiotics and prebiotics on skin disease
  • Recall the use of light-based therapies for common skin diseases such as vitiligo
  • Examine the approach for the use of acupuncture for skin diseases 


The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
 Lawrence F. Eichenfield Anacor/Pfizer, Cutanea, Dermavant, Dermira, LearnHealth, Forte, Galderma Laboratories, Glenmark, Incyte, La Roche-Possay, Leo Pharma, Lilly, Matrisys, Medimetriks, Menlo, Mustela, Morphosys, Novan, Novartis, Ortho Dermatology, Otsuka, Pierre-Fabre, Regeneron-Sanofi 
Michael Traub Nutritional Fundamentals for Health, Kamedis, LearnHealth, Gaia Herbs, Nordic Naturals, Helfgott Research Institute at NUNM
Rajani Katta Author of book for the general public on diet and dermatology: Glow
Vivian Shi Burt’s Bees, Pfizer, Sanofi, Novartis, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Menlo Therapeautics, Gpskin, BSN Medical, National Eczema Association, Skin Actives Scientific, LearnHealth
Jared jagdeo Laboratory Thesis-Graduate degree focused on oxidative stress and anti-oxidants in Human Skin, Laboratory Research funded by UC Davis Institutional Funding, NIH Grant Funding, PhotoMedex, L’Oreal/SkinCeuticals, Allergan, Galderma, Dermira, Proctor and Gamble, DUSA, Sente, Skinfix, Co-Editor & Co-Author: Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3rd Ed (2015)
Iltefat Hamzavi Allergan, Ferndale, Estee Lauder, Johnson and Johnson, Bayer, Clinuvel, Incyte, Pfizer, Sun, Aclaris
Cassandra Quave PhytoTEK LLC, Lifestory Health LLC, The Coca Cola Company, Bionorica, NatureX, Medline, Emory
Jenny Murase Sanofi-Genzyme, Dermira, UCB, UpToDate, Ferndale
Oma Agbai AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Tina Bhutani Janssen, Merck, Lilly, Strata Skin Sciences
Peter Lio Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme, Pfizer, Pierre-Fabre, L’Oreal, Atopic Dermatitis Foundation, AOBiome, Theraplex, Johnson and Johnson, AbbVie, Eli Lilly, Exeltis, Franklin Bioscience, Galderma, Kiniksa, Menlo Therapeautics, Mission, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Raja Sivamani LearnHealth, Burt's Bees, Dermala
Joseph Alban LearnHealthShareholder


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