The Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF)

SDEF has over 40 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 provides three dermatology-focused educational live conferences around the United States with an annual attendance rate of over 1,300 health care professionals and offers AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, and Nursing Contact Hours (CNE) and ACPE credits for pharmacists.

 
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.

 

SDEF PUBLICATION PARTNERS


 
SDEF Meetings

SKIN DISEASE EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S
15th Women’s & Pediatrics Dermatology Seminar

June 21 - 22, 2019
Fashion Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA
globalacademycme.com/wpd

 

SKIN DISEASE EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S
43rd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar

February 16 - 21, 2020
Hyatt Regency Maui, Lahaina, Maui, HI
globalacademycme.com/SDEFHawaiiDerm

 

SKIN DISEASE EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S
20th Las Vegas Dermatology Seminar and 16th Annual Psoriasis Forum

November 7 - 9, 2019
The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV
globalacademycme.com/SDEFLasVegasDerm

 

Conference CME/CE Questions?

Tristan M. Nelsen, MNM, CMP, HMCC
Senior Conference Program Director
973.290.8256 (Office)
732.895.0221 (Cell)
t.nelsen@globalacademycme.com  
Operations and Faculty

Custom Programs CME/CE Questions?

David Mullins
Associate Director, Custom Medical Education
Global Academy for Medical Education
7 Century Drive, Suite 301
Parsippany, NJ  07054
706.254.9229 (Cell)
d.mullins@globalacademycme.com
www.globalacademycme.com