About this event

  • Date and time Thu 15 Oct 2020 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Dermatology

The Dermatology Section are kicking off our new academic programme with a webinar update on the knowledge of COVID-19 dermatological manifestations, and for the past president to deliver a modified version of the deferred Pierre Deville Presidential address. 

We are currently working on getting all the 2020/2021 programme available online with individual booking webpages. Please see below for the full programme of webinars. 

Dermatology Section 2020/2021 academic programme: 

  • 15 October 2020 - Past President reflections and COVID-19 clinical cases 
  • 19 November 2020 - Clinical cases and the Gerald Levene Lecture
  • 17 December 2020 - Clinical cases and Gerald Levene mini-symposium: Lasers, skin and beyond: Part one
  • 21 January 2021 -Clinical cases and Gerald Levene mini-symposium: Dermoscopy and beyond: Part one
  • 18 February 2021 - Clinical cases and Michael Feiwel lecture: New treatments for patients with genetic skin diseases
  • 18 March 2021 - Clinical cases and the Gerald Levene Oration
  • 15 April 2021 - Clinical cases, trainee research prize presentations and Gerald Levene mini-symposium: Lasers, skin and beyond: Part two
  • 20 May 2021 - Clinical cases and Gerald Levene mini-symposium: Dermoscopy and beyond: Part two
  • 17 June 2021 - Clinical cases, Pierre Deville presidential address and section AGM

*Please note: Some of the titles, dates, and content are not fully confirmed and may  change.

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The Dermatology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors AbbVie, Eucerin, Janssen-Cilag, La Roche-Posay & Cerave, Sanofi Genzyme and UCB for their valued support of the 2020 to 2021 Academic Programme.

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Chris Harland, President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The dermatologist deployed as an acute physician during Covid
Dr Daniel Creamer, Consultant Dermatologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cutaneous manifestations in Covid-19: a case series from a hospital in an area with high infection rates
Dr Aveen Connolly, ST5, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of I Spring, C Cotter, M Philippidou, J Salisbury, D Creamer, T Basu, S Rai and S Walsh
Hazards of surgical plumes and COVID-19

Tamara Searle, Medical Student, University of Birmingham on behalf of Dr Faisal Ali and Dr Firas Al-Niaimi

Pseudochilblain lesions secondary to COVID-19
Dr Shivani Parmar, CMT2, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr DeSilva
Benralizumab-associated COVID-19 with disseminated varicella zoster and herpes simplex co-infection
Dr Shirley Zhang, SHO, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust on behalf of Dr Bernard Ho and Dr Richard Coelho
Inflammatory morphoea in the context of severe Covid-19 infection
Dr Wisam Alwan, Dermatology Registrar ST6, St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of Dr Helena Malhomme, Dr Andy Slack, Dr Nastassia Nardini, Dr Anoud Zidan, Dr Catherine Stefanato and Dr Eduardo Calonje
COVID Acral Necrosis
Dr Claire Lingam, Dermatology Clinical Teaching Fellow, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust on behalf of Dr Ciara Haddadeen, Dr Jankowski Stanislaw and Dr Chris Harland
Comfort break with sponsored industry presentations - 3 x 3 minute presentations

Presentation 1 given by La Roche-Posay & Cerave
Presentation 2 given by Sanofi Genzyme
Presentation 3 given by AbbVie

Reflections of Past President: Warts and all
Dr Jane Sterling, Immediate Past President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Discussion and closing remarks
Meeting ends




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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