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Course Director

Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH
Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH

Northwestern Medicine Multidisciplinary Eczema Center
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jun-15
Expiration Date:2018-Jun-14
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, a leading dermatologist discusses insights into the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis and novel treatment options that have been developed as a result of these advances in knowledge.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis, including novel insights and clinically relevant molecular targets
  • Identify new and emerging treatments for atopic dermatitis in terms of mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety
  • Employ individualized, evidence-based approaches to treating patients with atopic dermatitis

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dermatologists, allergist/immunologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. A score of 70% or higher is needed to obtain CME/MOC credit. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME/MOC credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: June 15, 2017 - June 14, 2018
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The associates of Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider for this activity, and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this CME activity during the past 12 months.

Course Director

Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH
Director, Northwestern Medicine Multidisciplinary Eczema Center
Director, Contact Dermatitis Clinic, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor, Departments of Dermatology, Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for AbbVie Inc.; Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; GSK group of companies; Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals; Menlo Therapeutics Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Realm Therapeutics; and Regeneron/sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
Grant/Research Support from GSK group of companies.
Speakers Bureau participant with Regeneron/sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
Advisory Board for AbbVie Inc.; Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; IntraDerm Pharmaceuticals; Menlo Therapeutics Inc.; and Regeneron/sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.

Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, does intend to discuss either non-FDA-approved or investigational use for the following products/devices: treatments for atopic dermatitis and agents being investigated for this condition.

CME Reviewers

Norman L. Koven, MD
Aria Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Norman L. Koven, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Kaushal Patel, MD
Nephrology Associates of Central PA
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Kaushal Patel, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Director

Kate Nelson, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kate Nelson, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. Recommendations for the use of particular therapeutic agents are based on the best available scientific evidence and current clinical guidelines. No bias towards or promotion for any agent discussed in this program should be inferred.

Providership, Credit & Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

ACPE Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Participation information will be shared with ABIM through the ACCME’s Program Reporting and Activity System (PARS). Individual or aggregated participant data may be shared with the funder of the activity.

Providership

This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView Press or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

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