2021 Residents Meeting

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NPF Residents Meeting is a one-and-a half day program that focuses on educating dermatology residents about recent advances in treatments and the management of psoriasis.

The 2021 Residents Meeting will be held in Las Vegas at the Sahara hotel on October 9 and 10.

Registration is currently closed.

Health Screener

To protect your health and that of other attendees, NPF is asking all event participants, faculty, partners and NPF team members to complete a health screener within 24 hours of the start of the meeting. This screener is mandatory for all participants and must be completed online in advance.


October 9 - 10, 2021 


7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sat.,

7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sun.


Sahara Hotel

Las Vegas, NV

Visit Sahara Hotel Online

Meeting Agenda

Day 1: Saturday, October 09
07:30-07:55 Breakfast & Registration
08:00-08:15Welcome & IntroductionsJason Hawkes, MD, MS & George Han, MD, PhD
08:15-09:00Science of PsoriasisJason Hawkes, MD, MS
09:00-09:45Phototherapy & Topical Treatments
High level reference LITE study
Tina Bhutani, MD
09:45-10:30Psoriasis and Skin of Color: Diagnosis and ManagementSeemal Desai, MD
Break: Coffee/Networking
11:00-11:45Biologics Overview and Treatment of Special SitesGeorge Han, MD, PhD
11:45-12:30Treatment PipelineKenneth Gordon, MD
Lunch & Visit Exhibitors (Product Theatres Hosted in Breakout Rooms)
1:30 – 2:15Epidemiology & Comorbidities (reflect medical and non-medical)Nehal Mehta, MD
(Pre recorded content)
2:15 – 3:00Traditional Systemics & Small MoleculesJim Del Rosso, DO
Break: Coffee/Networking/Visit Exhibitors
3:15 – 4:00Infections, Vaccines & Psoriatic TreatmentsChristopher Ritchlin, MD, MPH
(Pre recorded content)
4:00 – 5:00Quick fire panel: Career themes: academic/private practice, Task Force participation, participating in clinical studiesModerated Panel/Co-chairs
5:00 - 5:15Day 1 Q&A & Wrap upJason Hawkes, MD, MS
George Han, MD, PhD
5:30 – 6:30 Networking Reception
Day 2: Sunday, October 10
07:30-07:55 Breakfast & Registration
08:00-08:15Welcome back: Preview of Day 2Co-chairs
08:15-09:00PsA Overview & ManagementChristopher Ritchlin, MD, MPH
09:00-09:45Diverse Patient Populations – disparity in care across groups and communities and management in these populationsAmit Garg, MD
09:45-10:30Pediatric PsoriasisLara Wine Lee, MD
Break: Coffee & Resident Abstract Poster Presentations
11:00-11:30Industry 101 with the co-chairsCo-chairs
11:30 – 1:00
11:45 – 12 :15
12:15 - 1:00
Lunch & Learn
Product Theater - all
Industry Round Table: Pharma 101/Making Use of Available Resources/Approvals Process/Documentation
Moderated by co-chairs
1:00 – 1:45Mimics of Psoriasis – Rapid fire session/board prepJason Hawkes, MD, MS
1:45 – 2:00Q&A & CloseCo-chairs

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