International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Latin America Virtual Masterclass

Course Overview

The IPC Psoriasis Masterclass is designed for dermatologists who are making treatment decisions and managing patients with psoriasis and are interested in specializing in psoriasis.

Over the five days of the course, IPC’s world-renowned experts will cover a variety of topics including the pathogenesis of psoriasis, new and emerging therapies and how to be an advocate for your patient.

The Masterclass agenda has been carefully developed to provide knowledge for daily use to the practicing dermatologist in an intimate environment designed to maximize faculty/participant interactions. Through lectures, panels, case-based discussions and question-answer sessions, attendees will obtain practical and important information for their dermatology practice.

The IPC Masterclass is open to dermatologists and general practitioners who meet the following criteria:

  • A diploma, 1st part MSc or higher degree in internal medicine or dermatology
  • Practicing internal medicine or dermatology within a governmental establishment i.e. university hospital, public hospitals, rural hospitals, etc.
  • At least 3 years of practice

There is no cost to attend the program, but space is limited. The application deadline is May 22, 2023.

Timezones:
Tijuana: 11:00 – 1:00 pm (UTC -7)
Mexico City / Guatemala City / Juarez: 12:00 – 2:00 pm (UTC -6)
Bogota / Lima / Panama: 1:00 – 3:00 pm (UTC -5)
Santiago / Asunción / Santiago de los Caballeros: 2:00 – 4:00 pm (UTC -4)
Buenos Aires / São Paulo: 3:00 – 5:00 pm (UTC -3)

Agendas

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION 
Claudia de la Cruz

Clinical Manifestations of Psoriasis
Peter van de Kerkhof

Recategorization of Psoriasis Severity
Bruce Strober

Global Psoriasis Atlas
Darren Ashcroft

Patient Perspectives
Claudia de la Cruz

Clinical Cases

CLOSING COMMENTS
André Carvalho

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
André Carvalho

Updates in Pathophysiology & Genetics
Matías Maskin

Psoriasis in Special Areas
Daniela Armijo

Updates on Comorbidities
Benjamin Hidalgo

Updates on Psoriatic Arthritis
Arthur Kavanaugh

Clinical Cases

CLOSING COMMENTS

Daniela Armijo

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Daniela Armijo

Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
Renata Magalhaes

Topical Therapies and Phototherapy
Fernando Valenzuela

Target to Treat & Methotrexate
André Carvalho

Biosimilars
Arnon Cohen

Clinical Cases

CLOSING COMMENTS

Claudia de la Cruz

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Claudia de la Cruz

Pediatric Psoriasis
Amy Paller

Anti TNF-a
César Gonzalez

Anti IL 17, Anti IL12/23 and Anti IL-23
Paolo Gisondi

New Oral Therapies
Andrew Pink

Clinical Cases

CLOSING COMMENTS

André Carvalho

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
André Carvalho

Screening and Monitorization of Biologics
Tiago Torres

Personalized Treatment
Ron Vender

Biomarkers in Psoriasis
Jason Hawkes

My Challenging Cases
Wayne Gulliver

Clinical Cases

CLOSING COMMENTS
Claudia de la Cruz, André Carvalho, and Daniela Armijo

Program Co-Chairs

Claudia de la Cruz, MD

Clinica Dermacross

Santiago, Chile

Secretary

Bio

André Carvalho, MD, PhD

Hospital Moinhos de Vento

Porto Alegre, Brazil

IPC Board Member

Bio

Daniela Armijo, MD

Clínica Dermacross

Santiago, Chile

Bio

Program Faculty

Darren Ashcroft, BPharm, MSc, PhD, MRPharmS

University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

Bio

Arnon Cohen, MD, MPH, PhD

Clalit Health Services, Department of Quality Measures and Research

Tel Aviv, Israel

Bio

Paolo Gisondi, MD

University of Verona

Verona, Italy

Bio

César Gonzalez, MD

Clinica Universitaria Colombia

Bogota, Colombia

Bio

Wayne Gulliver, BS, BMedSc, MD, FRCPC

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St Johns, Canada

Bio

Jason Hawkes, MD, MS

Rocklin, California, United States

Bio

Benjamin Hidalgo Matlock, MD

Skin Care Physicians of Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

Bio

Arthur Kavanaugh, MD

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine in La Jolla

La Jolla, California, United States

Bio

Renata Magalhaes, MD, PhD

University of Campinas

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Bio

Matías Maskin, MD

CEMIC University, at Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bio

Amy Paller, MS, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School

Chicago, Illinois, United States

IPC Board Member

Bio

Andrew Pink, PhD

St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

London, United Kingdom

Bio

Bruce Strober, MD, PhD

Central Connecticut Dermatology

Cromwell, Connecticut, United States

Vice President/President-Elect

Bio

Tiago Torres, MD, PhD

Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, University of Porto

Porto, Portugal

Bio

Fernando Valenzuela, MD

University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

Bio

Peter van de Kerkhof, MD, PhD

International Psoriasis Council

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bio

Ronald Vender, MD, FRCPC

Dermatrials Research, INC.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Bio