ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference

Miami, FL US
January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018
ODAC Miami is a distinguished ACCME accredited educational event designed to meet the needs of medical and aesthetic dermatology practitioners in the 21st century. Founded in 2003 by Dermatology Pioneer, Dr. Perry Robins, ODAC provides nearly 600 dermatologists, residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with important annual updates and fresh practical pearls in the field of medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology in a highly interactive format.
Dermatology professionals attend ODAC to stay informed and up-to-date on clinical updates, new treatments, new uses for old treatments, new product lines, changes to therapeutic guidelines and to witness live demonstrations from the experts. Unique to ODAC, each presentation focuses on practical pearls you can immediately use in your practice.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals currently practicing or interested in Dermatology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define intrinsic and extrinsic factors of the normal aging process in patients with all skin types;
  • Select and formulate the appropriate aesthetic treatment plan using neurotoxins, dermal fillers, laser and light-based energy therapy technologies and cosmeceutical products in patients of all skin types who seek improvement in facial and skin appearance;
  • Compare patient selection, choice of injectable products and technique required to avoid potential complications and achieve optimal patient outcomes;
  • Express current understanding of the pathophysiology of acne as it relates to effective diagnosis and treatment;
  • Discuss current theories on the pathogenesis of rosacea including the identification of genetic factors and gene loci that predispose affected patients to a rosacea phenotype;
  • Analyze evidence-based data on acne treatment options in order to improve treatment outcomes and improve patient adherence to therapy;
  • Examine emerging clinical and therapeutic science insights into the pathogenesis and effective management of atopic dermatitis and summarize the recently published AAD clinical guidelines on the management of atopic dermatitis;
  • Discuss the role of the innate and adaptive immune system function in normal skin and how changes in the immune system may contribute to inflammatory disease;
  • Identify the psoriasis patient population that would benefit most from treatment with biologic response modifiers;
  • Assess evidence-based data on the relationship between psoriasis comorbidities and therapeutic selection;
  • Indicate the types of superficial fungal infection presenting in the dermatology setting
  • Formulate optimal treatment plans for difficult to treat onychomycosis and cutaneous superficial fungal infections including tinea pedis, tinea cruris and tinea corporis;
  • Summarize current and emerging therapies that hold promise for the effective treatment of skin cancers including actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Donald Morcone
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(646) 736-4339
Available credit: 
  • 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 30.00 Participation
Event starts: 
01/12/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/15/2018 - 12:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
National Doral Miami
4400 NW 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33178
United States
+1 (305) 592-2000


Discount hotel rates available for attendees!
Visit the ODAC 2018 website here, to get more information on booking.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 646-746-4339 or via email at donald.morcone@sanovaworks.com.

  James Spencer, MD, MS
  Spencer Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center
  St. Petersburg, FL
  Perry Robins, MD
  Professor Emeritus of Dermatology
  New York University School of Medicine
  New York, NY


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
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 the University of Chicago and the Physicians Continuing Education Corporation. The University of Chicago is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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