Concurrent Subspecialty Sessions

Friday, June 23, 2017

Concurrent Sessions I
Concurrent Sessions II
14:20-15:50 16:00-17:30
Canadian Contact Dermatitis Society Canadian Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Canadian Society of Investigative Dermatology Canadian Society of Pediatric Dermatology
Innovations in Education Wound Healing
Hidradenitis Suppurativa


Canadian Contact Dermatitis Society

Chair:  John F. Elliott, MD, PhD, FRCPC

The Canadian Contact Dermatitis Scene in 2017: From basic science on etiology to examples of workplace exposures to improving patient education.

14:20-14:25 Welcome & Introduction John F. Elliott
14:25-14:45 Occupational Dermatitis in the Canadian Aircraft Industry: A 25 Year Retrospective Study Camille Loranger
14:45-15:05 Multiple Positive Patch Test Reactions and Loss of Function Mutations in Filaggrin Peter R. Hull
15:05-15:25 Educating the Patient to Avoid Their Contact Allergens: A Overview of Resources and Current Challenges John F. Elliott
15:25-15:35 Update on Possible Health Canada Restriction on Importation of Patch Test Materials John F. Elliott
15:35-15:50 Q&A, Closing Comments John F. Elliott


Canadian Society of Investigative Dermatology    

Chair:  Jan Dutz, MD, FRCPC

The purpose of this session is to promote clinical and clinically relevant research related to skin in Canada. Subject Areas for discussion include (1) Basic science as related to dermatology;  (2) Clinical trials in dermatology; and  (3) Epidemiologic studies in dermatology.

14:20-14:25 Welcome & Introduction Jan Dutz
14:25-14:33 Does folliculotropic mycosis fungoides have a worse prognosis than classic disease? Mariah Giberson
14:33-14:41 Recognizing deck chair sign clinical presentation of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL) and Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphomas (ATLL). Chloé Ward
14:41-14:49 Fissuring of the apical nasal aperture and Staphylococcus aureus colonization, a retrospective chart review in an outpatient dermatology office. Duncan MacGillivray
14:50-14:58 The incorporation of an ‘eczema school’ into a Canadian dermatology practice. Rachel Saeyau
14:58-15:06 ALEFACEPT: The History of its Rise and Fall.  Lessons Learned. Robert Richards
15:06-15:14 A comparative study of the efficacy of omalizumab versus pioglitazone on the serum level of Immunoglobulin E and IL-17 experimentally induced atopic dermatitis by oxazolone in mice Rania Abdelmaksoud
15:14-15:22 A kindred with eruptive vellus hair cysts and systemic features Marisa Ponzo
15:22-15:30 Building Innovative Wound Care Technology Sheila Wang
15:30-15:50 Future of CSID – Discussion – OPEN All
15:50 Conclusion Jan Dutz


Innovations in Education           

Chair:  Cheryl Rosen, MD, FRCPC

This year’s session on advances in dermatology education will cover the spectrum of undergraduate, resident, and CME activities with an emphasis on competency based training, unmet undergraduate needs, inter-specialty interactions, and the use of third-party writers for academic publications.

14:20-14:35 Update on competency based postgraduate medical education in Canada Phil Doiron
14:35-14:50 Update on dermatology undergraduate medical education at University of Toronto:  innovation from curriculum renewal Erin Dahlke
14:50-15:00 Impact of the new McGill undergraduate medical curriculum on student’s diagnostic accuracy of common skin conditions: a preliminary report Larry W.K. Cheung
15:00-15:10 Dermatology case-based learning in undergraduate medical education Linghong (Linda) Zhou
15:10-15:20 “Reason for referral: SJS vs ringworm”: Inpatient dermatology consultations at a tertiary hospital network Tiffany Chen & Jennifer Tran
15:20-15:30 What is known about the psychodermatology model of care? A systematic scoping review Stephanie Zhou
15:30-15:40 Medical writers: pros and cons Robert N. Richards
15:40-15:50 The efficacy of self-regulated vs algorithm-regulated learning for dermatology morphology through an on-line teaching module Danya Traboulsi


Hidradenitis Suppurativa          

Chair:  Afsaneh Alavi, MD, FRCPC

The Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) sub speciality session put together an update on the current research and advances related to HS. In this session we present the data on the most recent researches selected from abstracts and also Canadian experts presenting the challenges in the assessment and management of the disease.

14:20-14:25 Welcome & Introduction Afsaneh Alavi
14:25-14:35 Research gaps and unmet need Marc Bourcier
14:35-14:45 The disease progression in HS Mark Kirchhof
14:45-14:55 HS in pediatric population Danielle Marcoux
14:55-15:05 An update on the medical management of HS Simon Wong
15:05-15:15 An update on the surgical management of HS Ralph George
15:15-15:25 Treatment of difficult cases Raed Alhusyen
15:25-15:35 An update on pathophysiology Jan Dutz
15:35-15:45 HS resources Alain Brassard
15:45-15:50 Adjorn Afsaneh Alavi
Canadian Society of Dermatologic Surgery

Chair:  Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC

The CSDS has a very exciting meeting planned this year.  We have a dynamic trio of presenters from across Canada.  Keep up to date on surgical pearls with Dr. Rob Hayes who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology. Learn about the management of hair loss with PRP (platelet-rich plasma) from Dr. Jeff Donovan, a leading hair specialist. Discover the results of deep erbium laser resurfacing with Dr. Rob Miller, an experienced laser surgeon.  You won’t want to miss this informative meeting.

16:00-16:10 Welcome & Introduction Martie Gidon
16:10-16:30 Surgical Pearls from the East Coast Rob Hayes
16:30-16:50 Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) for Hair Growth Jeff Donovan
16:50-17:10 Deep Resurfacing with the Erbium Laser Rob Miller
17:10-17:30 CSDS Annual General Meeting Martie Gidon


Canadian Society of Pediatric Dermatology

Chair:  Danielle Marcoux, MD, FRCPC

Details to follow


Wound Healing

Chair:  Alain Brassard, MD, FRCPC

The Wound Healing Session at the CDA will surpass itself again with innovative talks.  From Tele-Dermatology in wound care to Biofilm, the best friend of wound chronicity to newer products on the market, the clinician should be able to improve the quality of life and healing of our Canadian wounded patients.  We will also demystify the role of immune-suppressive and immune-modulator drugs on healing capacity.  We will end the session with a rapid-fire 15 practical tips to bring home to heal wounds.

16:00-16:05 Welcome & Introduction Alain Brassard
16:05-16:25 What’s new in dressings Afsaneh Alavi
16:25-16:45 Update on wound biofilm Brian Kunimoto
16:45-17:00 Teledermatology: Wound care among First Nations in Northern Quebec Sheila Wang
17:00-17:15 Role of immunosuppressive medications in wound healing Laurie Parsons
17:15-17:30 15 Wound Tips in 15 Minutes Tracey Brown-Maher