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The DREAM Tool -  Dermatology Rheumatology Educational Tool for Autoimmune Manifestations

Excellence in Education Category

The DREAM Tool
  • Project leader: Jan Dutz
  • Team members: Stephanie Keeling, Kam Shojania, Sheila Au, Elizabeth O’Brien, Simone Fahim, Robert Gniadecki, Peter Green, Chris Keeling, Hermenio Lima, Régine Mydlarski, Kirk Barber, Alain Brassard, Elena Netchiporouk, Joanie Pinard, Marie Hudson
  • Affiliation: Canadian Dermatology Association and Canadian Rheumatology Association 
  • Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

The DREAM Tool is proposed as the exciting inaugural project of the Canadian Rheumatology and Dermatology Working Group (CARD). DREAM promises to be a unique mobile educational app that caters to practitioners working in the field of autoimmune disease. Easy-access, practical, timely and specific information on topics such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), dermatomyositis (DM), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), systemic sclerosis (SSC) and psoriasis (PsO)/psoriatic arthritis (PsA) will be available, with clinical pearls, links to registries, recent literature, medication information and clinical photos. No such centralized and focused online tool currently exists to help manage patients with autoimmune disease.


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