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Lisa Swanson, MD
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Dr. Swanson is a board certified dermatologist. She was born in New Orleans, LA and raised in Scottsdale, AZ. She attended college at the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors as an English major. After that, she obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She performed her internship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ and went on to complete her dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She completed a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona.


Feel the Burnout

The lecture will cover burnout in all facets – What it is, why it happens, and how to manage it.


  1. Understand why burnout happens

  2. Understand what burnout is

  3. Understand how to manage/prevent burnout


  1. Advances in medical knowledge

  2. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care


  1.  Tom Murphy MD. “Physician Burnout: A Guide to Recognition and Recovery”. 2015.
  2.  Starla Fitch, MD. “Remedy for Burnout”. 2014. 
  3.  Caroline Webb. “How to Have a Good Day”. 2016.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Bureaucracy and Burnout Panel

This is an interactive panel discussion among members of the AAD Board of Directors and leaders of the AOCD as well as the audience to review the current state of dermatology and collaboration between the organizations.


  1. Identify current threats to patient safety and the growth of dermatology
  2. Review plans of action from the AAD, AOCD, and other societies within organized dermatology as well as efforts to collaborate
  3. Discuss current and future issues facing training new dermatologists to face the challenges of scope of practice


  1. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care


  1.  “The Future of Dermatology Practices” Dermatology World, 2014 March. 
  2.  “Dermatology Incorporated” Dermatology World, 2012 August. 
  3.  “Building Our Advocacy Arm’s Muscle” Dermatology World, 2015 August. 
  4.  “Dermatology’s Advocacy Achievements are No Accident” Dermatology World, 2015 July.

Core Competencies: 5, 7


Updates in Pediatric Dermatology

This lecture will provide synopsis of what is new in the diagnosis & treatment of kids with skin disease.


  1. Understand the impact of atopic dermatitis and ways to manage it

  2. Learn about new treatments for pediatric dermatology issues

  3. Know how to manage common pediatric dermatology conditions


  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment

  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment

  3. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)

  4. Advances in medical knowledge

  5. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care


  1. “Systematic Review & Meta-analysis of Persistence of Atopic Derm”. JAAD 2016 Oct.
  2. “Impact of Childhood Psoriasis on Parents of Affected Children”. JAAD 2017 Feb. 
  3. “Epidemiologic Analysis of Onychomycosis in the San Diego Pediatric Population”. SPD 2017 Jan/Feb.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Disclosures: Speaker: Amgen, Promius, Aqua, Valeant, Bayer; Advisory Board: Sanofi-Regeneron, Allergan

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