My Take on the Most Clinically Relevant New Data in Atopic Dermatitis
  • CME
  • CE

From the 2020 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI), the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD).
Following the virtual 2020 American Academy of Dermatology and Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis conferences, I describe several of the most clinically relevant data on approved and investigational treatments that have the potential to improve outcomes for our patients.
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Physicians: maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.5 Nursing contact hours
Released: August 10, 2020 Expiration: August 9, 2021

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate study results from recent trials of AD regarding treatment efficacy and safety
  • Describe how new trial data will affect/change the management of patients with AD


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This educational activity is supported by educational grants from
AbbVie Inc.
Pfizer Inc.

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Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Department of Dermatology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Skin of Color Center
Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside
New York, New York

Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, has disclosed that he has received contracted research support from Almirall, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Cara, Celgene, Galderma, Leo, Menlo, Novartis, and Valeant (Bausch Health); and has served as a consultant for Beiersdorf, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Cassiopea, Celgene, Dermavant, Foamix, Galderma, Leo, L’Oreal, Menlo, Novartis, Pfizer, Sanofi-Regeneron, Scientis, UCB, Unilever, and Valeant (Bausch Health).


Taryn O'Loughlin Gross, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Taryn O’Loughlin Gross, PhD, has disclosed that she has received fees for non-CME services from Salix Pharmaceuticals, Saluda Medical, and Shionogi, Inc.
Kiran D. Mir-Hudgeons, PhD

Manager, Editorial Operations

Kiran Mir-Hudgeons, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Anne Roc, PhD
Director, Scientific Services
Anne Roc, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC
Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for the activities includes dermatologists, immunologists, nurses, and other healthcare providers who treat patients with moderate to severe AD.


The goal of this initiative is to provide dermatologists and allergists with data on current and emerging therapies for moderate to severe AD presented at the virtual RAD 2020 and AAD 2020 conferences.


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hours.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from August 10, 2020, through August 09, 2021:

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4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

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