Serving the RI Dermatology Community

Rhode Island Dermatology Society

11th Annual RIDS Fall Conference

  • Friday, October 27, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Marriott Providence Downtown


  • Conference Bag, notebook and Pen sponsorship - $2,000.00 – – logo on RIDS bag that all attendees get when they enter the exhibit hall and logo on the notebook that all attendees get when they check in when they arrive.
  • Evening Networking Session sponsorship - $3,000.00 (Exclusive Logo signage during the Cocktail reception at the end of the conference and throughout the day. Brief opportunity to personally interact with the attendees without any of the other exhibitors.)
  • Medical Student, Resident, Fellow
  • Lunch sponsorship - $2,500.00 – logo sticker on box lunch, logo napkins, and personalized insert
  • Early Bird Registration available until November 1st.

Registration is closed

RIDS 11th Annual Fall Conference 

Downtown Providence Marriott Hotel,

Providence, RI

Friday, October 27, 2023


Conference Schedule




Registration & Breakfast


Session 1 - "Practical Nail Pearls for the General Dermatologist"

- Julia Baltz, MD


Session 2 -  "Shifting Paradigms in the Management of Skin Disease in Lupus Patients"

Katherina Shaw, MD


Session 3 - "Cancer Molecular Diagnostics"

Brent Moody, MD

11:30 am - 12:00pm

Morning Break and Exhibits


Breakout Sessions

- RIDS Update from RIDS President Kathleen Carney-Godley, MD, and Advocacy Update from The Mayforth Group

- Resident Session - Preparing for your Boards 


Lunch Break and Exhibits 


Session 4 - "Critical Gaps and Controversies in Port Wine Birthmarks" 

Lisa M. Arkin, MD 


Session 5 - "Biologics for Psoriasis: My Clinical Approach" 

Jeffrey Sobell, MD


Session 6 - "Dermoscopy: An Overview and What's New in 2023"

Elizabeth "Vinny" Seiverling, MD


Final Comments, Raffle & Adjournment, Networking Session/RIDS Happy Hour

Venue Details

This year's RIDS Fall Conference will take place at the Downtown Providence Marriott Hotel at One Orms Street, Providence, RI. Complimentary on-site parking is available, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi access for the duration of the event.

Target Audience: Dermatologists and other healthcare providers

Objectives:  At the conclusion of this program, attendees should be able to:

Appraise limitations of traditional TNM staging systems for cutaneous malignancy & to discern when to biopsy melanonychia.

Identify the workup and treatment algorithm for suspected onychomycosis.

Discuss new DNA technologies to customize recurrence surveillance.

Describe the treatment algorithm for nail psoriasis.

Recognize the indications for using biologics for psoriasis.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Criteria and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Rhode Island Hospital and the Rhode Island Dermatology Society.  Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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