40TH PDS
ANNUAL CONVENTION
PDS@65: REDISCOVERING AND
REINFORCING DERMATOLOGIC
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
PDS65
November 8-10, 2017
EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City

Schedule of Events

DAY 1

NOVEMBER
8

WEDNESDAY

7:00-8:00 Registration
PROCEDURAL DERMATOLOGY GEMS (TICKETED SESSIONS)
PDG Session 1 PDG Session 2
MODERATOR DR. JASMIN J. JAMORA DR. CECILIA R. ROSETE
8:30-8:50 Acne Scar Management: Subcision and CROSS Technique
Dr. Stephen Thomas F. Lacson
Prevention and Management of Facial and Body Scars
Dr. Krisinda Clare Dim-Jamora
8:50-9:10 Fractional CO2 Laser for the Treatment of
Upper Eyelid Dermatochalasia and Periorbital Rejuvenation

Dr. Ma. Christina T. Javier
All About Scalp: Blocks and Biopsy Techniques
Dr. Theresa Marie R. Cacas
9:10-9:30 Layered Chemical Peel
Dr. Jeanne Marie R. Marquez
Easy Anesthesia
Dr. Remedios M. Manuel
9:30-9:50 Hyaluronic Acid Fillers:
Periorbital Area and Beyond

Dr. Allen A. Cabrera
Current Algorithms in the Treatment and
Prevention of External Genital Warts

Dr. Roberto Antonio B. Pascual
9:50-10:10 Botulinum Toxin – Finessing your Practice
Dr. Rosalina E. Nadela
Practical Tips on Nail Biopsy
Dr. Charlene A. Tiu
10:10-10:30 Melasma – Emerging Therapies
Dr. Maria Suzanne L. Datuin
Skin Surgery Made Simple: What a Dermatologist Needs to Know ( and Do)
Dr. Cynthia Ciriaco-Tan
10:30-10:40 Open Forum Open Forum
10:40-11:30 FREE TIME
11:30-12:00 The Art of Managing Acne Vulgaris
Galderma - Dr. Marie Socouer Oblepias
12:00-12:15 Awarding of SKINPACT Winners
12:00-1:00 LUNCH
PLENARY LECTURES
MODERATOR - DR. ROSALINA E. NADELA
1:00-1:10 AAD International Relations: Update
Dr. Suzanne Olbricht
1:10-1:40 The Fundamentals of Skin Surgery: Revisited
Dr. Suzanne Olbricht
1:40-2:10 What’s New in Skin Cancer?
Dr. Suzanne Olbricht
2:10-2:40 Medical Mycology – What I have Mastered
Dr. Rataporn Ungpakorn
2:40-3:40 OPENING CEREMONIES
3:40-3:45 Introduction of the Perpetuo Gutierrez Memorial Lecture
Dr. Maria Juliet E. Macarayo
3:45-4:15 Perpetuo Gutierrez Memorial Lecture: “The Leader Within You”
Dr. Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel
5:00-6:30 Satellite Symposia

Evolution of Conventional Therapy in Atopic Dermatitis (Leo Pharma)
Prof. Andreas Wollenberg

Perspectives and Breakthroughs in Psoriasis (Novartis)
Dr Diana Rubel and Dr. Lorna Frez

Stress and Skin: Focus on Urticaria and Antihistamines (Bayer)
Dr.Antonio Sison

SMART Steroid Use (GSK)
Dr. Bernadette Arcilla

DAY 2

NOVEMBER
9

THURSDAY

7:30-8:30 Registration
DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE UPDATES 1 (TICKETED SESSIONS)
DERMATOLOGIC TOOLS FOR EVERYDAY DERMATOLOGY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE DERMATOLOGIST
MODERATOR DR. BERNADETTE B. ARCILLA DR. CLAUDINE RAE L. JAVIER
8:30-8:50 Dermoscopy: A Necessity in Diagnosis?
Dr. Jasmin J. Jamora
Facing the Media with Confidence
Ms. Apples Aberin
8:50-9:10 Introduction to Neuroimaging for the Dermatologist: Intracranial Manifestations of some Dermatologic Abnormalities
Dr. Claro Ison, Jr.
Unlocking the Power of Your Personal Image
Ms. Myrza Sizon
9:10-9:30 Histopathology: When Necessary?
Enhancing the Diagnostic Yield of Skin Biopsies

Dr. Maricarr Pamela M. Lacuesta-Gutierrez
Malpractice Threats in the Practice of Dermatology
Atty. Elizabeth Amelia V. Tianco, MD
9:30-9:50 Diascopy, Skin Scraping and Tzanck Smear: In or Out?
Dr. Zharlah G. Flores
Medical Ethics for the Dermatologist
Dr. Patrick Moral
9:50-10:10 Hair Disorders: Tools and Techniques for Evaluation and Monitoring
Dr. Mary Jo Kristine S. Bunagan
An Evaluation of LEARNS in Increasing Leprosy Case-finding Rate and Reducing Time to Diagnosis
Dr. John Q. Wong
10:10-10:30 Acne Vulgaris: When does the Dermatologist call a Friend?
Dr. Leilani R. Senador
The Art of Medicine: Integrating Competence, Compassion and Empathy
Dr. Eva Irene Yu-Maglonzo
10:30-10:40 Open Forum Open Forum
10:40-11:30 FREE TIME
11:30-12:00 Botanical based Skincare Solutions (EISKIN)
Deganit Barak-Shinar, PhD

Botanical based Skincare Solutions: Preliminary Results on Filipino Skin (EISKIN)
Dr. Ma. Angela Medina-Lavadia
12:00-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-1:30 Grid Fractional RF for Facial Skin Tightening & Contouring (CREATIVE)
Dr. Christine Javier
DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE UPDATES 2 (TICKETED SESSIONS)
THERAPEUTIC GUIDELINES
(Translating Guidelines into Practice in Dermatology)
HOT TOPICS: SPECIAL CONCERNS
MODERATOR DR. CHRISTINE PEARL F. ARANDIA DR. JULIE W. PABICO
2:00-2:20 Acne: Putting the Guidelines into Clinical Practice
Dr. Maria Juliet E. Macarayo
Treatment of Skin Infections and Infestations during Pregnancy
Dr. Noemie S. Ramos
2:20-2:40 Psoriasis: Translating Treatment Guidelines into Practice
Dr. Maria Deanna S. Ramiscal
Pediatric Dermatology – Stories to Tell
Dr. Maria Lourdes H. Palmero
2:40-3:00 Atopic Dermatitis: Translating Guidelines into Practice
Dr. Maria Victoria C. Dizon
Dermatology and Sports
Dr. Johannes F. Dayrit
3:00-3:20 Vaccines in Dermatology
Prof. Francisca D. Roa, MD
Geriatric Dermatology
Dr. Evelyn R. Gonzaga
3:20-3:40 Antibiotics for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Translating Treatment Guidelines into Practice
Prof. Arnelfa C. Paliza, MD
Telecare – the Digital Transformation of Dermatology
Dr. Kevin Fickensher
3:40-4:00 Recent Advances in the Treatment of Tropical Mycoses
Dr. Rataporn Ungpakorn
Evidence based Complementary Medicine for Dermatology
Dr. Malaya P. Santos
4:00-4:10 Open Forum Open Forum
7:00 FELLOWSHIP NIGHT SAPPHIRE BALL:
"A Night of Prestige, Diversity and Solidarity"

DAY 3

NOVEMBER
10

FRIDAY

7:30-8:30 Registration
PLENARY LECTURES
MODERATOR- DR. MARIA LOURDES H. PALMERO
9:00-9:30 The Philippine Health Agenda is Skin Deep
Dr. Enrique A. Tayag
PDS BRILLIANT SAPPHIRES FROM ACROSS THE SEAS
9:30-9:50 When Slides Save the Day: Dermatopathology in Critically Ill Patients
Dr. Zendee Plateros-Elaba
9:50-10:10 Dermatopathology in the Era of Modern Technology
Dr. Zendee Plateros-Elaba
10:10-10:30 What lies beneath: why we do Mohs micrographic surgery
Dr. Christine Marie Poblete-Lopez
10:30-10:50 Lasers, lights, action: what works for acne scars
Dr. Christine Marie Poblete-Lopez
10:50-11:10 Systemic Medications in Dermatology
Dr. Perla Lansang
11:10-11:30 Biologics in Dermatology
Dr. Perla Lansang
11:30-12:00 Making Peace with Your Skin: Proven Product Technologies for Sensitive Skin (UNILEVER)
Timothy Tobery, PhD
12:00-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-3:00 PDS BUSINESS MEETING 2017
MODERATOR: DR . CECILIA R. ROSETE

2017 PDS Annual Convention Organizing Committee

Overall Chair Ma. Purita Paz- Lao, MD
Adviser Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD
President Ma. Angela M. Lavadia, MD
Scientific Committee Chair Maria Juliet Macarayo, MD
Members Noemie Salta - Ramos, MD
Rosalina E. Nadela, MD
Ma. Lourdes H. Palmero, MD
Krisinda Clare Dim-Jamora, MD
Ways & Means Committee Chair Veronica J. Estrella, MD
Member Georgina C. Pastorfide, MD
Physical Arrangements Committee Chair Blossom T. Chan, MD
Co-chair Cindy Jao Tan, MD
Members Katrina Angela Z. Reyes, MD
Armi E. Calma, MD
Cybill Dianne C. Uy, MD
Rona Maria R. Abad, MD
Publicity Committee Chair Cecilia R. Rosete, MD
Co-chair Christene Pearl Fernandez - Arandia, MD
Registration Committee Chair Maria Regina E. Cruz, MD
Members Marianita S. Melendres, MD
Maria Zarah Franchesca S. Lirio, MD
Ma. Corazon Z. Torres, MD
Documentation Committee Chair Carolina A. Carpio, MD
Members Simeon Dr. Veluz, Jr., MD
Karen Abigail B. Santos, MD
Awards & Certificates Committee Chair Mary Charmaine G. Castillo, MD
Members Michelle V. Sison, MD
Ingrid P. Siapno, MD
Fellowship Committee Chair Claudine Rae L. Javier, MD
Co-chair Mylah Joven – Ching, MD
Members Winlove P. Mojica, MD
Azalea May Castro Heredia, MD
Sherwin A. Llego, MD
Stephen Thomas F. Lacson, MD
Contessa Louise Hamada-Ostrea, MD
Socials Committee Chair Geraldine O. Banate, MD
Co-chair Sharon O. Lim, MD
Members Ivan A. Singzon, MD
Christina Raissa Francisco Pasion, MD
Angela Yuchua Guillen, MD
Research Committee Chair Mia Angela Celis - Verzosa, MD
Members Mariecon O. Escuadro, MD
Elleonor B. Asuncion, MD

Rates

  PRE-REGISTRATION
June 1 - Sept 30, 2017
ON-SITE
PDS MEMBER Php 5,000 Php 7,500
PDS RESIDENT Php 4,000 Php 5,000
LOCAL NON-PDS MEMBER Php 25,000 Php 30,000

Registration Guidelines

  • DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS STRICTLY ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2017. Registration forms and payments sent or mailed to the PDS Office after this date will not be honored.
  • On-site registration will not be accepted at the PDS Office.
  • ONLY check payments will be accepted. ONE MEMBER, ONE CHECK PLEASE
  • Please make checks payable to the PHILIPPINE DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY.
  • Refunds will be entertained if cancellation of registration is made on or before October 15, 2017. Refunds will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THIS DATE.
  • To avail of the Member’s registration rate, members must be in good standing:
    • 1. Must have accumulated at least 150 CME points
    • 2. Must be updated and fully paid of all annual dues; AND
    • 3. Must be in good standing with the Philippine Medical Society (PMA) and their respective component societies for 2017-2018.
  • Non-Members must present their valid PRC ID for identification
  • LIFE MEMBERS/ADVISORY COUNCIL may avail of the free registration but must submit registration form to be considered registered.
  • Avoid the rush! Register early.

FOR REGISTRATION INQUIRIES, PLEASE CALL OR TEXT:

Registration Committee 0956-9423276
PDS Secretariat (+632)723-0101 loc 2015, (+632)727-7309
Registration Committee • Dr. Rina Eugenio-Cruz
• Dr. Manette Melendres
• Dr. Fritzi Salud-Lirio
• Dr. Cory Zamora-Torres