An authoritative, peer-reviewed continuing medical education program.

We thank all our faculty, participants, and supporters for making the 2022 Clinical Symposia an enjoyable, safe educational experience! Despite the challenging circumstances, we were pleased to return to an in-person meeting February 2-5, 2022. We look forward to seeing you again next year in Naples.

The DF Clinical Symposia Returns February 1-4, 2023

We are pleased to announce that our 20th annual CME meeting, the DF Clinical Symposia — Advances in Dermatology will be held next February in Naples, Florida. Our program chairs work year-round to assemble renowned specialty experts to deliver cutting-edge talks on a broad range of topics every attendee will find valuable.

This program will provide dermatologists, residents and non-physician clinicians with the latest authoritative information.

CS 2022 attendees

Proceedings Coming this Spring

If you missed this event, be sure to visit the DF website this spring for a summary of the plenary sessions.

2022 Agenda: Review the Topics

Immunology, Inflammation, and Infection

The Skin and Beyond

Clinical Pearls

News of the World

Therapeutic Updates

Case-Based Dermatology

Past Participants Say It All

“By far the best conference I have attended. The topics were relevant, the speakers were entertaining, and I learned how to tweak treatment regimens for many different diseases.”

"This is just a great meeting! Excellent speakers, topics, well-organized, good therapeutics forum. This is the best meeting I attend."

"The high quality of EVERY talk, the venue, location, and small group settings of morning sessions and symposium. Absolutely the best conference offered all year."

“This is the best derm meeting by far. I love the relaxed atmosphere, excellent topics and great faculty. Also, fantastic locale and venue.”

Meet Our Program Chairs

Janet A. Fairley, M.D.

Janet A. Fairley, M.D.

Dermatology Foundation President and Program Co-Chair
Yvonne Chiu

Yvonne E. Chiu, M.D.

DF Executive Committee Member and Program Co-Chair
Dr. Jack Resneck Jr., MD

Jack S. Resneck, Jr., M.D.

Program Co-Chair President-Elect, American Medical Association

Meet the 2022 Faculty

Dr. Tina Bhutani, MD, MAS
Tina Bhutani, M.D.

Associate Professor, Dermatology
UCSF School of Medicine

Jeremy Bordeaux, M.D.

Director, Dermatologic Surgery University Hospitals of Cleveland

Dr. Steven T. Chen, MD
Steven Chen, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Mark Denis P. Davis, MD
Mark Denis Davis, M.D.

Chair, Dermatology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Nkanyezi N. Ferguson, MD, FAAD
Nkanyezi Ferguson, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology University of Iowa

Esther E. Freeman MD, PhD, DTM&H
Esther Freeman M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Robert G. Micheletti, MD
Robert Micheletti, M.D.

Associate Professor of Dermatology Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Kishwer S. Nehal, MD
Kishwer Nehal, M.D.

Director, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Jeffrey P. North, MD
Jeffrey North, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Dermatology

Dr. Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD
Kenneth Tomecki, M.D.

President, American Academy of Dermatology Staff Physician, Dermatology Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Treat
James Treat, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Dermatology Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

An Interactive Experience Providing Cutting-Edge Information

How to Obtain your CME

Continuing Medical Education Credits

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 Yale School of Medicine and The Dermatology Foundation. The Yale School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Yale School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM.

Attendees may simply visit Yale’s CME system to download and print a transcript reflecting your CME credits for the 2022 DF Clinical Symposia.

For more detailed information regarding how to access your CME credits, we are happy to provide Yale CME Credit Access Instructions.

Should you have any questions regarding the CME system, please contact Yale CME at


2022 DF Clinical Symposia Supporters

The Dermatology Foundation is grateful to the following companies for the educational grants
that made the 2022 Clinical Symposia possible.

Diamond Supporter

Ortho Dermatologics

Emerald Supporter

Amgen, Inc.

Sapphire Supporter

Incyte Corp.

Program Supporter

Galderma Laboratories, L.P.


Novan, Inc.