2nd Annual Innovations in Dermatology Spring


Hilton Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona

April 27, 2022 – April 30, 2022

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Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to invite you to the Innovations in Dermatology Spring Conference, April 27-30, 2022. Presented hybrid this year, you will have the option of attending live at the Hilton Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ or virtually with the conference being live streamed.

Our exceptional faculty will present clinically relevant information that you will find immediately useful in the care of your patients. This four-day meeting provides interactive presentations, cases in medical dermatology and live-patient injection sessions. Learn from experts about the most relevant topics that impact dermatology practice today. At a glance, these are:

  • Session I: Atopic Dermatitis Updates
  • Session II: Pediatric Pearls for Practice
  • Session III: The Psoriasis Forum
  • Session IV: Medical Dermatology Potpourri I
  • Session V: Medical Dermatology Potpourri II
  • Session VI: Medical Dermatology Potpourri III
  • Session VII: Aesthetics I – Facing the Future
  • Session VIII: Aesthetics II – Body of Evidence
  • Session IX: The Cutting Edge on Cutaneous Malignancies
  • Session X: Spotlight on Skin of Color in Dermatology
  • Session XI: The OTC Skincare Playbook

As an in-person and virtual attendee, you will have robust opportunities to interact with your colleagues beyond the educational sessions. We encourage you to take full advantage of these conference features in which you can:

  • Visit booths in the Exhibit Hall
  • Benefit from Peer-to-Peer learning in the Poster Hall
  • Network with other dermatology specialists and practitioners

We hope you will be able to join us at this hybrid conference benefit from the learning opportunities and gather many clinical pearls to bring back to your practice.


Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD
Conference Chair

Professor, Dermatology and Pediatrics
University of California
San Diego School of Medicine
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
Rady Children’s Hospital
San Diego, CA

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Linda F. Stein Gold, MD
Conference Chair

Director of Dermatology Research
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Michael S. Kaminer, MD
Conference Chair

Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Yale Medical School
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Brown Medical School
Private Practice, Skin Care Physicians
Chestnut Hill, MA


KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - When Worlds Collide: The Intersection of Medical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Thursday, April 28
8:00AM PT



This event features MedChallenge, a new feature from Medscape that allows you to go head-to-head against your peers in a series of medical questions. Earn points, deepen your knowledge, and fight for the top spot on the leaderboard!



The following organizations will benefit from part of the proceeds of the abstract fees:


The Skin of Color Society (SOCS) is a professional dermatologic organization established in 2004 by Susan C. Taylor, M.D. The society is dedicated to promoting awareness of and excellence within the special interest area of dermatology, skin of color. Individuals with skin of color are defined by the Society as those individuals of Asian, Hispanic/Latino, African, Native American, Pacific Island descent, and mixtures thereof.  SOCS mission is to promote awareness of and excellence within skin of color dermatology through research, education, mentorship and advocacy. We are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in the field of dermatology to advance patient care.



The Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) is a nonprofit research organization driven by the mission to create, inspire, and sustain research to prevent, treat, and cure childhood skin disease and vision of changing lives and healing children with skin disease through collaboration and discovery.  PeDRA has more than 550 active members across more than 180 institutions, deep connections with the patient community, and offers support to aspiring and established pediatric dermatology researchers through centralized research infrastructure, grants and fellowships funding, a growing education portfolio, and a robust annual conference.