June 23, 2015 Meeting Minutes

National Institutes of Health Hosted by Suburban Hospital
June 23, 2015

Called the meeting to order at

I. Committee Reports

A. Social Committee

  1. Special Thank you to Dr. Florencia Anatelli and Dr. Jennifer Reese, M.D. for arranging the picnic!

II. New Business

  1. Membership applications voted on for new membership for Soonyou Kwon MD and Liana Abramova MD and approved
  2. New Secretary –Treasurer Ali Hendi voted on and approved
  3. New Texting system for CME credits. Email has been sent and will be resent

IV. Guest speakers:

  1. M. Boehm, M.D. “Skin; the window to complex inherited vascular diseases”
  2. H. Komarow, M.D. “Challenge testing and pathogenesis of physical urticarias”
  3. K. (Chris) Nagao, M.D., Ph.D. “Dysbiosis drives skin inflammation in a model of atopic dermatitis”
  4. E. Cowen, M.D., M.H.Sc. “Update on primary immunodeficiencies”

The next DC dermatology event scheduled for September 29, 2015 at Washington Hospital Center.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30pm

Respectfully submitted by
Suraj Venna, M.D.,