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2017 AOCD Fall Current Concepts in Dermatology Meeting
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/25/2017 to 10/28/2017
When: 10/25/2017
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InterContinental New Orleans
444 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana  70130
United States
Contact: 800-449-2623

Online registration is available until: 10/18/2017
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Program Chairs:
John Minni
Daniel Ladd, DO, FAOCD

Exhibitor Prospectus

InterContinental New Orleans
Guests may call (504) 525-5566 or (800) 439-4745 to book by phone or click here to book online.
A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting attendees at a discounted rate of $ 229.00 per night plus tax.

Please note, reservations must be booked by October 2, 2017 to receive this special rate. After this date, rates and availability cannot be guaranteed.

Meeting Schedule
Schedule Subject to Change

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Board of Trustees Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration/Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Practical Pearls in Dermatologic Surgery
Edward H. Yob, DO, FAOCD
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Osteopathic Continuous Certification Update
Lloyd Cleaver, DO, FAOCD
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dermpath Diagnostics Interactive CME Dermpath Review
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Morning Coffee with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Updates in the Medical & Surgical Treatment of Hair Loss
Nicole Rogers, MD
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. How to Turn Your Acne, Rosacea, and Skin Checks into a Robust Aesthetic Business
Kate Holcomb, MD
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The 5th Dimension: All Inclusive Aspects of Osteopathic Medicine in Dermatology
Suzanne Sirota Rozenberg, DO, FAOCD
Amy Spizuoco, DO, FAOCD
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Clinical Insights on Taltz
Bradley Glick, DO, MPH, FAOCD
Lilly USA, LLC

Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hansen’s Disease in the United States Today
Barbara M. Stryjewska, MD
Capt. John Figarola, MA, LOTR, CHT
Richard W. Truman, Ph.D
5:00 p.m. Reception
Friday, October 27, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Cosentyx® (secukinumab): A Comprehensive Approach to Treating Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
Dr. Eric William Baum

Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Morning Coffee with Exhibitors
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 
CLIA Proficiency Exam
Gregory Papadeas, DO, FAOCD 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. The Art of Radiotherapy in Skin Cancer Management
David Herold, MD
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Cases from the Crescent City: Dermatology Self-Assessment
Tulane University Panel
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology
Lisa Swanson, MD
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Adherence to Treatment
Steve Feldman, MD
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Medical Management of Actinic Keratosis
Neal Bhatia, MD
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Holy MACRA! Avoiding MIPS Penalties
Mark Kaufmann, MD
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Bureaucracy and Burnout Panel
Neal Bhatia, MD
Mark Kaufmann, MD
Andrea Murina, MD
Saturday, October 28, 2017
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Amelanotic and Desmoplastic Melanomas: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment
Ali Banki, DO, FAOCD

Desmoplastic Melanoma: Surgical Management and Adjuvant Therapy
Dale Han, MD
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Dermoscopy Simplified: The TADA Algorithm
Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD
8:50 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Updated Medical Treatment for Melanoma
Sanjiv Agarwala, MD
9:40 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Surgical Approach to Melanoma
Merrick I. Ross, MD 
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Case Studies in Melanoma: An Interactive Panel
Sanjiv Agarwala, MD
Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD
Merrick I. Ross, MD
Edward H. Yob, DO, FAOCD - Moderator
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Select Dermatopathology Topics for the Practicing Dermatologist
Sean Stephenson, DO, FAOCD
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Learn about an Innovation in the Treatment of Persistent Facial Erythema
Katherine Holcomb, MD, FAAD

Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Physician Burnout
Lisa Swanson, MD
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Psoriasis
Bradley Glick, DO, FAOCD
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. BAP-oma & Beyond
Michael Nowak, MD


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Full refunds (less $100 processing fee) are available if requested in writing at least one month prior to the date of the program.  The AOCD is not responsible for "acts of god” such as inclement weather, delays in airline travel, or governmental restrictions on travel due to national emergencies.  Refunds will not be made if participants are delayed or unable to attend because of these issues.

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