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Genital Skin Exam
Genital Skin Exam

Course title: Genital Skin Exams

Date of Original Release:  March 2, 2023
Date of Expiration:  March 2, 2026
Estimated Time of Completion:  2 hours

Target Audience
Dermatologists, dermatology residents, and others involved in the delivery of dermatologic care.

Statement of Need
The American Academy of Dermatology bases its CME activities on identified professional practice gaps, the educational needs which underlie these gaps, and emerging clinical research findings as these relate to dermatology. Learners should reflect upon clinical and scientific information presented in this CME activity and determine the need for further study.

Learning Objectives
Following participation in this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Identify and utilize appropriate and sensitive terminology/language during the genital examination and when discussing conditions with patients
  • Practice conducting a thorough genital exam in an organized, standardized manner
  • Identify and describe normal genital anatomy and variations across age and racial groups
  • Distinguish various disease processes that involve the genitalia in children and adults

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

AMA PRA Credit Statement
The American Academy of Dermatology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Planners

Harry Dao Jr., MD
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Dermatology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Christina N. Kraus, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, CA

Amylee Martin, MD
Resident PGY-1
Transitional Year Residency Program
Riverside Community Hospital
Riverside, CA

Authors

Justin Arnold, MD
Resident PGY-2
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, CA

Alex Carter, BA
Medical Illustrator
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Manuel Carreon

Medical Illustrator
Ontario, CA

Harry Dao Jr., MD
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Dermatology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Mansee Desai, MD
Resident PGY-3
Department of Dermatology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Joyce Kim, MD
Resident PGY-1
Department of Internal Medicine
Kaiser Permanente
Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Christina N. Kraus, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, CA

Kalyani Marathe, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Department of Dermatology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Director Division of Dermatology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Amylee Martin, MD
Resident PGY-1
Transitional Year Residency Program
Riverside Community Hospital
Riverside, CA

Melissa Mauskar, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology and Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
University of Texas Southwest Medical Center
Dallas, TX

John G. Zampella, MD
Assistant Professor
Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY

Reviewers

Patrick K. Lee, MD 
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, CA

Sungat Grewal, MD 
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, CA

Ashley N. Elsensohn, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Loma Linda University
Department of Dermatology
Loma Linda, CA

Staff
Christine Presta, BS, FACEHP
Associate Director, Digital Learning
Rosemont, IL

Dustin Herlich
Manager, Digital Learning
Rosemont, IL

Melinda Keske
Sr. Coordinator, Digital Learning
Rosemont, IL

Dana Bell
Instructional Designer
Nashville, TN

Disclosures

All planners, speakers, reviewers, and staff for this activity reported they have 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.

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
For the American Academy of Dermatology Member Resource Center, please call (866) 503-7546.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 02, 2026
Credit Offered:
2 CME Credits

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