Skin of Color Curriculum
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Availability
On-Demand
5 Courses
Expires on 03/08/2025
Credit Offered
15 CME Credits
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AAD Skin of Color Curriculum

Date of Original Release:  March 8, 2022
Date of Expiration:  March 8, 2025
Estimated Time of Completion: 15 minutes per module

Statement of Need
The Skin of Color Curriculum is intended to serve as a complete, definitive in-patient and out-patient curriculum for the diagnosis and effective treatment of Skin of Color disease and conditions for practicing dermatologists and dermatology residents.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Diagnose dermatologic conditions of the skin, hair and nails in patients, both adult and pediatric, with skin of color.
  • Identify and prevent dermatologic surgical and cosmetic complications in patients with skin of color.
  • Discuss systemic challenges facing people of color in pursuing careers in medicine and identify mechanisms to mentor students in the pipeline.
  • Recognize existing healthcare disparities in medicine as well as how to identify implicit bias and microaggressions.

Target Audience
The primary target audience for the Skin of Color Curriculum is dermatology residents and practicing dermatologists. The secondary target audience is medical students rotating through a dermatology service.

Planners:

Skin of Color Curriculum Workgroup Chairs:
Susan C. Taylor, MD FAAD – Co-Chair
Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH, FAAD – Co-Chair
Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Workgroup Members

Pamela S. Allen, MD, FAAD
Oklahoma Univ. Health Sciences Center
Content Subgroups: Academic Advisors/Chairs

Sacharitha Bowers, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology; Residency Program Director, SIU Dermatology
Content Subgroups: Cultural Competency/Public Health

Nkanyezi N. Ferguson, MD, FAAD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of IowaContent Subgroups: Surgical

Donald Glass, MD, PhD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Content Subgroups: Outpatient Curriculum

Sharon A. Glick, MD, FAAD
Associate Clin Prof Derm & Peds, SUNY Downstate
Content Subgroups: Pediatric

Candrice R. Heath, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Temple University
Content Subgroups: Pediatric

Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD
Assistant Professor at Howard University
Content Subgroups: None identified

Arianne S. Kourosh, MD, MPH, FAAD
Faculty, Dept of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Content Subgroups: Cultural Competency/Public Health

Roopal V. Kundu, MD, FAAD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg SOM
Content Subgroups: Outpatient Curriculum

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD
Chairman Emeritus, Dept of Dermatology, Senior VP for Academic Affairs, Henry Ford Hospital
Content Subgroups: Academic Advisors/Chairs

Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD, FAAD
Assoc Professor of Medicine/Dermatology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Content Subgroups: Cultural Competency/Public Health

Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD
Prof, Dept Derm, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Content Subgroups: Inpatient Curriculum; Academic Advisors/Chairs

Alex G. Ortega-Loayza, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences and University
Content Subgroups: Inpatient Curriculum

Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Content Subgroups: Inpatient Curriculum

Sandy S. Tsao, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Med School, Dept Derm, MA Gen Hospital
Content Subgroups: Surgical

Faculty:
Pediatric Subgroup:
Candrice R. Heath, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Temple University

George K. Hightower, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Sharon A. Glick, MD, FAAD
Associate Clin Prof Derm & Peds, SUNY Downstate

Jeannette Rachel Jakus, MD, FAAD
Director of Clinical Research, Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY

Brandi Kenner-Bell, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Nanette Blythe Silverberg, MD, FAAD
Chief, Pediatric Dermatology, Mt Sinai Health Systems

Inpatient Subgroup:
Ariana N. Eginli, MD, FAAD
Department of Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente

Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH, FAAD
Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Alex G. Ortega-Loayza, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences and University

Helen Pasieka, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology & Medicine, Uniformed Services University & Georgetown University

Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Jacob J. Subash, MD
Resident, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

Benedict Wu, DO, PhD, FAAD
Director of Inpatient Dermatology and Assistant Professor at Montefiore-Einstein

Outpatient Subgroup:
Nneamaka Ezekwe, MD
Resident, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Ben Jacob Friedman, MD, FAAD
Senior Staff Physician, Henry Ford Health System

Donald Glass, MD, PhD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Pearl E. Grimes, MD, FAAD
Director of the Vitiligo & Pigmentation Institute of Southern California

Iltefat H. Hamzavi, MD, FAAD
Senior Staff Physician, Henry Ford Hospital, AND Hamzavi\ Dermatology Spec SE Michigan

Roopal V. Kundu, MD, FAAD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg SOM

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD
Chairman Emeritus, Dept of Dermatology, Senior VP for Academic Affairs, Henry Ford Hospital

Susan C. Taylor, MD FAAD
Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Surgical Subgroup:
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, FAAD
Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD
Founder, Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Anand K. Ganesan, MD, PhD, FAAD
Professor of Dermatology and Biological Chemistry University of California, Irvine

Meena Kuimari Singh, MD, FAAD
KMC Dermatology

Cultural Competence Subgroup:
Sacharitha Bowers, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology; Residency Program Director, SIU Dermatology

Valerie M. Harvey, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Howard University

Jenna C. Lester, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology, UCSF School of Medicine

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD
Chairman Emeritus, Dept of Dermatology, Senior VP for Academic Affairs, Henry Ford Hospital

Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD, FAAD
Assoc Professor of Medicine/Dermatology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Amit G. Pandya, MD, FAAD
Staff Dermatologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Nichole Pritchett, CPNP
Dermatology Care of Alabama

Kanade Shinkai, MD, FAAD
Professor of Dermatology, University of California

Rebecca Vasquez, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Kiyanna Williams, MD, FAAD
Section Head of Cleveland Clinic Skin of Color Section, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Academic Advisors/Peer Reviewers:
Pamela S. Allen, MD, FAAD
Oklahoma Univ. Health Sciences Center

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD
Chairman Emeritus, Dept of Dermatology, Senior VP for Academic Affairs, Henry Ford Hospital

Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD
Prof, Dept Derm, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Staff:
Jennifer S. Thompson, MS, FACEHP
Director, Education
American Academy of Dermatology
Rosemont, IL

Christina Cortese
Senior Instructional Designer
American Academy of Dermatology
Rosemont, IL

Disclosures
All planners, faculty, reviewers, and staff for this activity reported no relevant relationship(s) with commercial interest(s).

Conflict Mitigation Statement
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, the American Academy of Dermatology has implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning implementation of this activity, to identify and mitigate conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control the content.

Accreditation
The American Academy of Dermatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDITTM Designation
The American Academy of Dermatology designates this Internet Activity (Enduring Material) for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each individual module is approved for .25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM.

Instructions to Claim Credit
To Claim CME credit for this activity, the learner must complete the post-activity evaluation survey.

Unapproved Use Disclosure
The American Academy of Dermatology requires CME faculty/authors to disclose to learners when products or procedures are being discussed are off-label (not approved for the indications being discussed), unlabeled (not approved for any indications), experimental and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these products/procedures. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent approval information. Faculty/authors of this activity may be discussing information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling.

Disclaimer
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is not responsible for statements made by the author(s). Statement or opinions expressed in this activity reflect the views of the author(s) and do not reflect the official policy of the AAD. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only, is not intended to establish a standard of care, and is not meant to substitute for independent medical judgment of a health provider relative to the diagnostic, management and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 

No Medical Advice
The information in this publication by the American Academy of Dermatology or any third party should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified dermatology professional. The American Academy of Dermatology does not answer specific medical questions or refer people to a particular dermatology professional.

Contact Information
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