Our policy in the Medical Programs Department of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs.  Anyone presenting or participating in the planning of any NPF CME programs is expected to disclose to the Medical Programs Department any real or apparent affiliation(s) within the past 12 months that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing medical education program.  The intent of this policy is to ensure continuing medical education programs that are free of commercial interests.

The following faculty and planning committee have disclosed the following relationships with commercial interests:


Abby Van Voorhees, MD has disclosed she is an advisor for Amgen, Abbvie, Aqua, Celgene, Janssen, Leo, Novartis and Pfizer. She has received grants from Amgen and Abbvie. She has been a consultant for Amgen and has been a speaker for Amgen, Abbvie, and Janssen. She receives a portion of her ex-spouse's pension from Merck.

Elaine Husni, MD, has disclosed she is a consultant and has received an honorarium from Celgene, Janssen, Genentech, Lilly, Novartis, Abbvie and Bristol Meyers Squibb.

Craig Leonardi, MD, has disclosed he is a Consultant/Advisory Board Member, AbbVie, Amgen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Dermira, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Leo, Pfizer, Sandoz, UCB, Vitae. Type of Compensation: Honorarium. Investigator, Actavis, Abbvie, Amgen Boehinger, Celgene, Coherus, Cellceutix, Corrona, Dermire, Eli Lilly, Galderma, Glenmark, Janssen, Leo Pharma, Merck, Novartis, Novella, Pfizer, Sandoz, Stiefel, Wyeth. Type of Compensation:Other Financial Benefit (Fee for Service) Speaker Bureau, AbbVie, Celgene, Novartis, Eli Lilly. Type of Compensation: Honorarium.

Planning Committee:

Susan Hardin has disclosed no relevant financial interests with any commercial interests.