Dr. Monica Li

Dermatologist, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Li is a double board-certified cosmetic and medical fellowship-trained dermatologist, and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Dermatology & Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. She practices in Vancouver and Surrey, BC.
She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, and has been an invited lecturer at various national and international conferences. Dr. Li is an active committee member of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is a regular voice to local and national media.

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM Open Presentation

Nov 25

Antioxidants for All – all skin types and all skin tones

Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid), in synergy with other combination antioxidants, have been shown to prevent skin damage from UV and environmental aggressors in the last 3 decades. This is achieved due to its precise formulation that maximizes its absorption and has been shown to prevent skin damage from UV and environmental aggressors in the last 3 decades. Is there is value to offering different combinations of Vitamin C-containing antioxidants for different skin types and indications? What can be expected for the range of clinical performance of these antioxidants on different Fitzpatrick skin types? A comprehensive review of the gold standard in antioxidant science, plus new diverse and inclusive clinical data, will be presented.

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM L’Oreal CeraVe Open Presentation

Friday APR 8, 2022

Skin Barrier Differences in Various Racial/Ethnic Canadian Populations - A Consensus

The Canadian population is diverse with a growing multicultural population. Currently, there are persistent disparities in the care and treatment of skin conditions across different ethnic groups. We will present the first consensus statements on skin barrier differences in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations from the country’s leading ethnodermatology experts. Furthermore, this symposium will review and discuss the benefits of ceramide-containing skin care in diverse populations. Finally, there will be a discussion on next steps and future directions to consider in order to champion and improve equitable dermatological for care for all.


Session Objectives:

  • Present 5 statements of the consensus from Canada’s leading ethnodermatology experts addressing skin barrier differences in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations
  • Discuss the relevance of skincare containing ceramides (cleansers and moisturizers) in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations
  • Explore next steps and future directions to champion equitable dermatological care for all
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM J&J Aveeno Open Presentation

Saturday APR 9, 2022

Skin Health and Oat Therapy

This session will highlight the history of oat, the data supporting the mechanism of action of oat in emollients and the clinical efficacy and safety of its use in various skin conditions.


Session Objectives:

  • Identify the components and the multifaceted benefits of colloidal oatmeal and its effect on the moisture barrier
  • Recognize the clinical research highlighting the benefits of colloidal oatmeal in various skin conditions