June 21 - 22, 2019

Fashion Island Hotel
Newport Beach, CA

About SDEF

The Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF)

SDEF has 39 years of experience and specializes in the development and implementation of high-quality Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities devoted to educating and updating dermatologists and allied health professionals about diseases and conditions of the skin. Through various educational methods, SDEF provides health professionals with an increased awareness of new techniques and technologies useful in maintaining a dermatology practice. Each year, SDEF jointly sponsors four dermatology-focused educational live conferences around the United States with an annual attendance rate of over 1,300 health care professionals and offers a total of 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, 75 AAFP Prescribed Credits, and 120 Nursing Contact Hours.

For a complete list of seminars, click here.

 
Medical Directors

Medical Dermatology
Joseph F. Fowler, Jr., MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
University of Louisville,
Dermatology Specialists PSC
Louisville, KY

Aesthetic Dermatology
Christopher B. Zachary, FRCP
Professor and Chair 
Department of Dermatology 
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 

Scientific Advisory Board and Program Chairs

Our distinguished Scientific Advisory Board will assist us in creating exceptional educational programs that are both timely and useful in the care of meeting attendees’ patients’ medical needs. 

Larry Eichenfield, MD
Sheila F. Friedlander, MD
Kenneth B. Gordon, MD
Allan Halpern, MD
Maria Hordinsky, MD
Francisco Kerdel, MD
Craig Leonardi, MD
Henry R. Roenigk, Jr, MD
Linda F. Stein Gold, MD
Bruce Strober, MD

Skin Disease Education Founding Chairs

Howard Maibach, MD
Professor of Dermatology
University of California, San Francisco

Henry R. Roenigk, Jr, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Dermatology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Mission Statement

Skin Disease Education FoundationTM is devoted to educating and updating physicians about diseases and conditions of the skin. Through various educational methods we provide dermatologists and other healthcare professionals with an increased awareness of new techniques and technologies useful in maintaining a dermatologic practice.

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