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Title: CME: Washington D.C. Dermatological Society’s Clinical Conference
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014    Add to Calendar
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address: Inova Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
Map & Directions
Contact Name: Marchelle Albertson
Contact Phone: (703) 204-6348
Contact Email:

Washington, D.C. Dermatological Society’s Clinical Conference


Registration is open!

(Please note online registration will close on October 23 at 12:00pm - walk-in registration will be available the day of the event)

Residents should have their program chair contact Marchelle Albertson at for group registration. 


This program is complimentary, but registration is required. 


The registration deadline is October 23, 2014 at 12:00pm - walk in registration will be available the day of the event. 

About This Program

The Washington D.C. Dermatological Society’s Fall Clinical Conference is a half-day, hands-on symposium involving live patient case studies and pathology analysis.  This interactive activity provides physicians with practical information regarding rare dermatologic conditions as well as common problems that manifest themselves in unique ways.  Attendees will also evaluate diagnostic testing and imaging in dermatology.  The overarching goal for this conference is to update the practicing dermatologist and generalist on topics that will improve patient care.

Target Audience

This program is designed for dermatologists. Nurse practitioners & physician assistants specializing in dermatology will also find this activity relevant.


  • Evaluate diagnostic testing and imaging in dermatology.
  • Discuss therapeutic options for various dermatologic conditions.
  • Discuss clinical manifestations of uncommon dermatologic conditions.

Agenda (click here for event flyer)

8 a.m.
space Registration & Breakfast
Inova Fairfax Hospital, IHVI, Transplant Suite 
8:30 a.m.
Patient Observation and Histopathology Review
Inova Fairfax Hospital, IHVI, transplant Suite
9 a.m.
Coffee Break
Foyer, Cesna Vesuna Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Physicians Conference Center
9:30 a.m.
Business Meeting
Cyrus Vesuna Auditorium, Physicians Conference Center
9:45 a.m. Dermatological Clinical Presentations
Suraj Venna, MD: INOVA Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center
John Deeken, MD: Mutation Landscape
in Malignant Melanoma: Detection and Treatment Options
Sekwon Jang, MD: Newly Approved Immunotherapy

10:30 a.m.
Patient Case presentations and Discussion
Program Director and Moderator: Alexandra Kazakis, MD
Co-Program Director: Sonia M. Kheir, MD
Dermatopathologist: Jennifer Reese, MD
12 noon   
Closing Remarks


Inova Fairfax Medical Campus / Inova Heart & Vascular Institute
(Registration, Breakfast & Patient Cases)

Physicians Conference Center, Cyrus Vesuna Auditorium
(Business Meeting & General Session)

Exhibitor Information

Interested in supporting this event?  Please contact Marchelle Albertson at

Accreditation Information

Accreditation Statement
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Office of Continuing Medical Education for Inova Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians may claim up to 3.25 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.

Faculty Disclosure
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Medical Society of Virginia Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

Cancellation Policy

This is a free event.  If you cannot attend, please contact Marchelle Albertson at 703-204-6348 or so we can adjust patient case study groups.