Hot Topics in Aesthetic Dermatology and Surgery


Friday, April 20, 2018


DoubleTree Minneapolis - University Area

Presenting leading-edge advances in clinical care and research in aesthetic dermatology and cosmetic surgery. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Neil Sadick, MD addressing the use of injectables and cosmeceuticals in 2018.


Aesthetic dermatology and surgery are growing fields within the Midwestern United States. The cosmetic population has unique dermatologic and surgical needs, and this aesthetic meeting is devoted to meeting those needs through education and advances in research and clinical care within this area. View agenda.


This conference is ideal for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons and other physicians, nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and other interested healthcare professionals.

Key Topics

  • Lasers and Lights: Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology Overlap
  • Injectable Fillers and Neurotoxins
  • Evidence-Based Cosmeceutical Review
  • Aesthetic Pearls for Skin of Color  
  • Gender Dysphoria and Management
  • Cutaneous Surgical Pearls for the Aesthetic Patient 
  • Integration of Plastic Surgery
  • The Use of Platelet Rich Plasma in Alopecia

Keynote Presenter

Neil Sadick, MD
"Managing the Cosmetic Patient with Injectables and Cosmeceuticals in 2018"

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify examples of appropriate referral from dermatology to plastic surgery.
  • Identify cosmetic procedures which work best for patients with skin of color.
  • Review and describe available data on PRP.
  • Explain aesthetic topicals and injectables and when they are best recommended to patients.

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School


Ronda Farah, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
University of Minnesota

Umar Choudry, MD
Associate Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota




Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Early Rate: On or Before March 22, 2018

All Healthcare Professionals: $150
Residents/Fellows: $50

Regular Rate: On or After March 23, 2018

All Healthcare Professionals: $200
Residents/Fellows: $50

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and a light refreshment break.

Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you will receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.


Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation rooms, etc., should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register


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DoubleTree Minneapolis - University Area
511 Huron Blvd SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Phone: 612-504-3000


Parking costs are not included in registration fees.


Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • Amgen
  • Eclipse Aesthetics
  • Galderma Laboratories
  • Lumenis
  • Merz
  • Novartis
  • Obagi Medical
  • SkinCeuticals
  • Solta Medical
  • Syneron Candela
  • Vera Bioscience

(List current as of 3/16/18)