Toronto Psoriasis Seminar (ToPS) and Robert S. Lester Postgraduate Dermatology Seminar

Nov 30, 2018

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8:00am–4:00pm
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We are pleased to announce that the 14th Annual Toronto Psoriasis Seminar (ToPS) and 40th Annual Robert S. Lester Postgraduate Dermatology Seminar will be taking place on November 30, 2018 at Women's College Hospital.

This year we are combining ToPS and the Robert Lester Postgraduate meetings into one day of learning. The theme for this year is “Immunity and Inflammation and the Skin.” We have planned a full day with excellent speakers on topics such as blistering diseases, the role of diet in psoriasis and inflammation, the microbiome, hidradenitis suppurativa, male genital dermatoses, new therapies in inflammatory skin diseases, and many more. We hope to see you there!

*This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Dermatology Association. You may claim a maximum of 5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Register online.

A draft agenda for the day is below:

8:00am

Registration

 

8:45am

Welcome & Introductions

Dr. Vincent Piguet

9:00am

“Update on Bullous Pemphigoid”

Dr. Scott Walsh

9:20am

Q&A

 

9:30am

“Role of Rituximab for Pemphigus and Pemphigoid”

Dr. Neil Shear

9:50am

Q&A

 

10:00am

Coffee break

 

10:30am

“The Role of Genetics and the Microbiome in Chronic Immune Disease”

Dr. Mark Silverberg

10:50am

Q&A

 

11:00am

“Skin Diseases of the Male Genitalia”

Dr. Phil Doiron

11:20am

Q&A

 

11:30am

“Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Outside the Treatment Guidelines”

Dr. Raed Alhusayen

11:50am

Q&A

 

12:00pm

“The Role of Diet in Inflammatory Skin Conditions”

Dr. Ronald Prussick

12:20am

Q&A

 

12:30

Lunch

 

1:30pm

“Diet, Fatty Liver and Psoriasis”

Dr. Ronald Prussick

1:50am

Q&A

 

2:00pm

“What’s New in Psoriasis Treatments”

Dr. Jensen Yeung

2:20am

Q&A

 

2:30pm

Coffee break

 

3:00pm

“Mechanisms of Disease in Psoriasis”

Dr. Michel Gilliet

3:30am

Q&A

 

3:45pm

Closing Remarks

Dr. Perla Lansang

Dermatology

Location

Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville Street, Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON
M5S 1B2

Contact

Tessa Catchpole
(416) 323-6400 x5825
2018-11-30 13:00:00 2018-11-30 21:00:00 UTC Toronto Psoriasis Seminar (ToPS) and Robert S. Lester Postgraduate Dermatology Seminar We are pleased to announce that the 14th Annual Toronto Psoriasis Seminar (ToPS) and 40th Annual Robert S. Lester Postgraduate Dermatology Seminar will be taking place on November 30, 2018 at Women's College Hospital. This year we are combining ToPS and the Robert Lester Postgraduate meetings into one day of learning. The theme for this year is “Immunity and Inflammation and the Skin.” We have planned a full day with excellent speakers on topics such as blistering diseases, the role of diet in psoriasis and inflammation, the microbiome, hidradenitis suppurativa, male genital dermatoses, new therapies in inflammatory skin diseases, and many more. We hope to see you there! *This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Dermatology Association. You may claim a maximum of 5 hours (credits are automatically calculated). Register online. A draft agenda for the day is below: 8:00am Registration   8:45am Welcome & Introductions Dr. Vincent Piguet 9:00am “Update on Bullous Pemphigoid” Dr. Scott Walsh 9:20am Q&A   9:30am “Role of Rituximab for Pemphigus and Pemphigoid” Dr. Neil Shear 9:50am Q&A   10:00am Coffee break   10:30am “The Role of Genetics and the Microbiome in Chronic Immune Disease” Dr. Mark Silverberg 10:50am Q&A   11:00am “Skin Diseases of the Male Genitalia” Dr. Phil Doiron 11:20am Q&A   11:30am “Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Outside the Treatment Guidelines” Dr. Raed Alhusayen 11:50am Q&A   12:00pm “The Role of Diet in Inflammatory Skin Conditions” Dr. Ronald Prussick 12:20am Q&A   12:30 Lunch   1:30pm “Diet, Fatty Liver and Psoriasis” Dr. Ronald Prussick 1:50am Q&A   2:00pm “What’s New in Psoriasis Treatments” Dr. Jensen Yeung 2:20am Q&A   2:30pm Coffee break   3:00pm “Mechanisms of Disease in Psoriasis” Dr. Michel Gilliet 3:30am Q&A   3:45pm Closing Remarks Dr. Perla Lansang 76 Grenville Street, Auditorium, 2nd Floor - Women's College Hospital tessa.catchpole@wchospital.ca
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