Baseline Self-Assessment - Caring for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis

Launch Date:
January 31, 2021
Expiration Date:
January 30, 2022

Primary Audience:

Primary care physicians; Dermatologists; Pediatric Dermatologists; Nurse Practitioners (NPs); and Physician Assistants (PAs)

Relevant Terms:

Atopic dermatitis, systemic therapy, comorbidities, type 2 inflammation, quality of life

This activity will assess learners’ understanding of the clinical features, disease burden, pathophysiology, and treatment of AD.

Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAAD, FAOCD

Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAAD, FAOCD
Program Director, Dermatology Residency
Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs
Deputy Chair, Individual Giving Committee, AAD
Vice President, Florida Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Dr. Brad Glick is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon with clinical and academic practices in South Florida. He is the Director of the Dermatology Residency at the Larkin Hospital, Palm Springs and Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Miami, Florida. Dr. Glick is also Director, and Principal Investigator for GSI Clinical Research in Margate, Florida as well as the current Vice President for the Florida Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Glick’s Dermatology residency training was performed at the Greater Miami Skin and Laser Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida where he earned certificates in Dermatologic, Mohs Micrographic, and Laser Surgery.

He is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice, and National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Dr. Glick has also served as past President of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD), President of the Foundation for Osteopathic Dermatology (FOD), and past President of the Broward County Dermatologic Society.

Elizabeth Swanson, MD, FAAD

Elizabeth Swanson, MD, FAAD

Ada West Dermatology

Meridian, ID

Dr. Swanson is a board-certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatologist. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She attended college at the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors as an English major. After that she obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She performed her internship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and went on to complete her dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. After that, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona. She was in private practice in Colorado from 2011 through 2020. She moved to Boise, Idaho in summer 2020 to become the first and only pediatric dermatologist in the state of Idaho. 

She served as Treasurer, Vice President and President of the Colorado Dermatological Society. She was a member of the Legislative Council for the Colorado Medical Society from 2016 through 2020. She is an active lecturer at conferences discussing pediatric dermatology with audiences across the country. She has been selected as a “Top Doc” by 5280 Magazine every year from 2012 through 2020. She is on staff at St Luke’s Children’s Hospital where she sees hospital consults and performs procedures. 

1.
Discuss the role of Th2 inflammation in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD) and implications for management of this condition 
2.
Identify and appropriately manage comorbidities associated with AD to improve their impact on quality of life.
3.
Implement effective strategies for comprehensively managing AD in children and adults.

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