The Department of Dermatology offers continuing medical education programs to present expert speakers to discuss the latest dermatology research, treatments and trends. Additionally, our Grand Rounds present interesting clinical cases for review and discussion.

Academic Year August 2023-June 2024 Lectures

Grand Rounds: Lectures 

The first Tuesday Lectures will be virtual meetings from noon - 1:00 p.m. ET through December 2024.

August 1
Speaker: Anna L. Bruckner, MD, MSCS
Topic: Epidermolysis Bullosa: Updates on Pathogenesis and Future Treatment Directions

September 5
Speaker: Sherrie J. Divito, MD, PhD, FAAD
Topic: Harnessing Translational Immunology to Advance Understanding and Clinical Care in Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions

October 3
Speaker: Shawn Demehri, MD, PhD
Topic: Topical Immunotherapy for Cutaneous Malignancies

November 7
Speaker: Haley Naik, MD
Topic: Hidradenitis Suppurativa

December 5
Speaker: Shawn Kwatra, MD
Topic: Prurigo Nodularis

January 2
Speaker: Howa Yeung, MD, MSc
Topic: Managing cutaneous effects of hormone therapy in transgender and gender-diverse patients

February 6
Speaker: Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD
Topic: Therapeutic applications of the novel injectable cooling technology in dermatology and beyond

March 5
Speaker: JiaDe Jeff Yu, MD
Topic: Updates in treatments for pediatric atopic dermatitis (topical and systemic)
Speaker: Anna Cristina Garza-Mayers, MD, PhD
Topic: Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Vitiligo

April 2
Annual Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, MD Lecture
Speaker: Brett King, MD
Topic: Transforming Treatment of Inflammatory Skin Diseases: The JAK Inhibitor Revolution

May 7
Annual Samuel Fisher Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Benjamin Stoff, MD, MA
Topic: Point-Counterpoint: Ethical Controversies in Dermatology

June 4
Annual Khosrow Momtaz Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Elise Olsen, MD
Topic: TBD

Grand Rounds Challenging Dermatologic Patient Cases

The resident-led third Tuesday Challenging Dermatologic Patient Cases will be in-person at Simches Auditorium.

Patient viewing 50 Staniford St. 2nd Floor: 7:45 - 8:15 a.m.
Lecture Simches Auditorium Room 3110: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

August 15
Speaker(s): Madeline DeWane, MD, Jakob Moran, MD
Moderator: Steven Chen, MD

September 19
Speaker(s): Joseph Yardman-Frank, MD, Jakob Moran, MD
Moderator: Shinjita Das, MD

October 17
Speakers: Mack Su, MD, Grant Fischer, MD, PHD
Moderator: John Trinidad, MD, MPH

November 21
Speakers: Nelson Ugwu, MD, Grant Fischer, MD, PHD
Moderator: Ellen Roh, MD

December 19
Speaker: Victoria Humphrey, MD, DERMPATH TBD
Moderator: Lynn Baden, MD

January 16
Speakers: Olivia Davies, MD, Jakob Moran, MD
Moderator: Michael R. Stephens, MD

February 20
Speakers: Sepideh Ashrafzadeh, MD, Jakob Moran, MD
Moderator: Flavia Fedeles, MD

March 19
Speakers: Anusha Kumar, MD, Lyn McDivitt Duncan, MD
Moderator: JiaDe (Jeff) Yu, MD

April 16
Speakers: Sara Behbahani, MD, Grant Fischer, MD, PhD Moderator: Michael R. Stephens, MD

May 21
Speaker(s): Dana Moustafa, MD
Moderator: TBD

June 18
Speaker(s): Lisa Guo, MD
Moderator: TBD

Accreditation Statement

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1-1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

In accord with the disclosure policy of the Medical School as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers, and content reviewers have been asked to disclose any relevant relationship they, or their spouse or partner, have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.