Derm Week
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HMP Global Announces Launch of Virtual Conference, Dermatology Week

October 25, 2021

Multi-day online program led by trailblazing faculty will be dedicated to practical, forward-thinking and outcome-focused education; National Psoriasis Foundation and the National Rosacea Society announced as Official Partners

MALVERN PA, (JANUARY 26, 2021) - As part of its continued mission to connect the global healthcare community with clinically relevant information and education that improves patient care, the world’s largest healthcare event and education company, HMP Global, today announced the launch of Dermatology Week. The four-day meeting will take place online September 16-19, 2021 and will provide medical and clinical dermatologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, researchers, and others, with a clinically relevant, and practical educational program focused on updates in immune-mediated dermatologic conditions, patient management strategies, expert perspective, and the exchange of insight and best practices on current medical and cosmetic dermatological topics and practice management. The meeting complements the company’s long-standing presence in the field through its print and digital brand, The Dermatologist, which will be the official media partner for the event.

Serving as official partners for Dermatology Week will be the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and the National Rosacea Society (NRS). More partners will be announced in the coming weeks.

Leading the development of the Dermatology Week program is a premier group of clinical experts lending a broad range of medical and clinical perspectives. Serving as Senior Advisors are Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, Pathology & Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Joel Gelfand, MD, MSC, FAAD, Professor of Dermatology and of Epidemiology Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Medical Director, Dermatology Clinical Studies Unit Director, Psoriasis and Phototherapy Treatment Center, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Serving as Co-Chairs are April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH Associate Dean, Clinical Research, Professor of Dermatology, Director, Clinical Research Support, Southern California CTSI Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, FAAD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) Co-Director, Center for the Study of Itch and Sensory Disorders, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine; Mital Patel-Cohen, MD Director of Complex Medical Dermatology, Summit Medical Group; and Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD, MPH, MBA, Director, Autoimmune Skin Disease Program, Program Director, Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship, Vice-Chair, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Dermatology, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School.

“Dermatology Week is a unique, distraction-free learning experience where the focus will be on dermatology, not destination,” said Dr. Gelfand. “With a program that is patient-centered, practical, and progressive, we will explore cutting-edge advancements from leading educators and rapidly translate findings into takeaways that improve knowledge and enhance clinical outcomes.”

Dermatology Week joins a slate of online-only educational meetings that the company is launching in 2021, including: Neurology Week, Great Debates & Updates in Women’s Oncology; Great Debates & Updates in Electrophysiology, Great Debates & Updates in Oncology Pharmacy; EMS World Spring; and Sana Summit. These meetings, along with many of its in-person meetings converted to virtual for early 2021, will be produced on the company’s proprietary VRTX virtual event platform, developed in 2020.

To learn more, visit dermatologyweek.com. For press access and media inquiries, contact the Dermatology Week Press Office at pr@hmpglobal.com.

ABOUT HMP GLOBAL

HMP Global is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events – in person and online – and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. Its brands include Consultant360, the year-round, award-winning platform relied upon by primary care providers and other specialists; Psych Congress, the largest independent mental health meeting in the U.S.; EMS World Expo, North America's largest EMT and paramedic event; and the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), the largest wound care meeting in the world. For more information, visit hmpglobal.com.

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