Rheum and Derm with Dr Jan Dutz

August 17, 2020

UBC's Dr Jan Dutz joins Dr Kerri Purdy for a fascinating deep dive into the intersecting worlds of Dermatology and Rheumatology in this latest episode of Dermalogues. Topics covered include the best approach to the undifferentiated autoimmune-rheumatology patient, best tips on how to interpret auto-antibodies, treating cutaneous calcinosis in a dermatomyositis patient, what to do with a positive ANA result in a patient with a low likelihood for an autoimmune disease and much more.

Dermatolofy Resident questions in this episode come from Krystina Cleminson of Dalhousie University and Robert Bobotsis and Mathew Nicolas of the University of Toronto.

Dr Jan Dutz is a Dermatolgist and Rheumatologist. He is a Professor and Head of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Senior Scientist with the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Produced by David McGuffin and Explore Podcast Productions (

Theme music is by Lee Rosevere