Dermatology Grand Rounds

The Donald L. Levin MD Lectureship

Grand Rounds

Wednesday, April 1st 2015 at 9am-1pm

676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 1600 (16th Floor)

Presenting at 10:45am

2025: Will Medicine Remain a Profession?

Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Dr. Nora received her medical degree from Rush Medical College, a law degree and certificate in clinical medical ethics from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics. Her scholarly work focuses on issues in medical education, particularly the training environment, and issues at the interface of law and medicine.

Prior to joining ABMS in 2012, Dr. Nora served as Interim President and Dean of The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s newest medical schools. From 2002-2010, Dr. Nora served as President and Dean of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Previously, Dr. Nora was at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Rush Medical College and was in the private practice of neurology in Chicago. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is participating in Maintenance of Certification.

ABMS is a not-for-profit organization that helps ensure high quality health care for patients, families and communities through its support of 24 medical specialty Member Boards in developing and implementing educational and professional standards to certify physician specialists and encourage lifelong learning and assessment.

Moderator: TBA

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am–9:30 am

Patient Viewing

9:30 am–10:30 am

Case Discussion

10:45 am-12:00 pm

Main Presentation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Resident Lunch and Learn Lecture

Overall meeting objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss new technology used in addressing dermatologic problems.

2. Understand the choices and risks for treating skin disease.

3. Discuss the ethical issues that arise in patient care.

4. Recognize the relevance of new laboratory discoveries to clinical issues.

Accreditation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director:

Disclosure: Amy S. Paller, MD, MS has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:

Serves as a consultant (with honoraria ) for the following companies: AbbVie, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Celgene Corporation, Chugai Pharma, Galderma Laboratories, L.P. LEO Pharma US, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Onset Dermatologics, Promius Pharma, LLC., Scioderm, Shire, and Stiefel a GSK company.

Serves as a Principal Investigator (no honoraria) for the following companies: Amgen, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Scioderm, and TopMD.

FSM’s listed CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education, Genevieve Napier, CME Director, Jen Banys, Michelle Mallery, and Tristan Brown, CME Project Specialists.


Dr. Nora will be discussing maintenance of certification and board certification which are programs of ABMS and their member boards. Dr. Nora is a salaried employee of ABMS.

Sponsored by: Department of Dermatology

The next Grand Rounds will be held Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Presenting at 10:45 am

Clinical Perspective on Male Genital Dermatology

Associate Professor Anthony Peter Hall

Deakin University, Australia

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