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IPC’s 2nd Master Class held in Barcelona, Spain

IPC President Jonathan Barker, United Kingdom, and IPC Board Member Lluís Puig, Spain, were co-chairs for IPC’s second Psoriasis Master Class, a comprehensive educational program IPC launched in early 2018 for dermatologists wanting to expand their expertise in caring for people with psoriasis. IPC presented its first Psoriasis Master Class in Mumbai, India, last March. This second event was held over a day and a half in November in Barcelona, Spain. Discussions focused on a wide range of topics, including: pathogenesis and drug development, optimal use of standard systemics, overview of treatment options, care pathways and guidelines, status of drug development and its impact on clinical care managing comorbidities, biologics and their uncertainties/problems; holistic management and service delivery tool kit; managing pediatric psoriasis; personalizing outcomes in psoriasis; and the future challenge of access to care. Serving as additional faculty were IPC councilors Brian Kirby, Ireland; Ulrich Mrowietz, Germany; Marieke Seyger, the Netherlands; Catherine Smith, United Kingdom; and Tiago Torres, Portugal. Others faculty discussion leaders were Karina Jackson, United Kingdom; and Anna Lopez, Raquel Rivera, and Eva Vilarrasa, all of Spain. IPC is planning additional programs in Egypt, India, and Argentina during this year.

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