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2018 AOCD Spring Current Concepts in Dermatology Meeting & 60th Anniversary Celebration
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2018 AOCD Spring Current Concepts in Dermatology Meeting & 60th Anniversary Celebration

3/21/2018 to 3/25/2018
When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
1:00 PM
Where: Hilton West Palm Beach
600 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida  561-231-6000
United States
Contact: AOCD

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Activity Chair
Daniel Ladd, DO, FAOCD

Online registration for this meeting is now closed. We are unable to accept registrations by fax after 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15.

Onsite registration will be available at the Hilton West Palm Beach beginning Wednesday, March 21 at 12:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you in West Palm Beach, and we thank you for your support!

Florida Requirements Mandatory Course Session

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Meeting Schedule
*Schedule Subject to Change and In Development. Please check back frequently for updates.*
The AOCD is anticipating approval of 28-33 Category 1-A CME credits for this activity.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Forging a Successful Practice: Utilizing PA's in a Busy Dermatology Office
John Minni, DO, FAOCD
Jeff Johnson, PA-C
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Hemangiomas of Infancy
Andleeb Usmani, DO, FAOCD
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology: What's New
Anais Badia, DO, FAOCD
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. No More Fake News: An Evidence Based Approach on Lasers in Skin of Color Patients
Eduardo Weiss, MD, FAAD
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Asthma and Allergies in Dermatology
Michael Wein, MD
5:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Dermatologic Emergencies
Evelyn Gordon, DO
LECOMT/St. John's Episcopal Hospital

Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Great Cases from Osteopathic Institutions
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Lasers and Lifestyles
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO, FAOCD
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Facial Plastic Surgery & Charitable Reconstructive Procedures in Underdeveloped Countries
Jean-Paul Azzi, MD
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Cosmetic Dermatology: A General Guideline
Janet Allenby, DO, FAOCD
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A Closer Look at Taltz
Eugene Conte, DO, FAOCD
Lilly USA, LLC
Product Theater (No CME Awarded)
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Protecting Your Practice: Not Usually Part of Your Medical School Curriculum
Lawrence Klitzman, JD
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. A Multifactorial Case-Based Approach to Medical Dermatology
Suzanne Sirota Rozenberg, DO, FAOCD
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Medical Management of TEN and Update on Therapy
Carlos Ricotti, MD
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Medical Treatments in Hidradenitis Suppurativa (H/S)

Francisco Kerdel, MD
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Product Theater- SkinCure Oncology
(No CME Awarded)

Friday, March 23, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Nady Hin, DO
Michael Lipp, DO
Rachel White, DO
LECOMT/Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs Campus
8:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. When the WiFi Goes Down: The EMR Doomsday Scenario Isn't That Bad
John Coppola, DO, FAOCD
8:20 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Recruit & Select the Best Talent
Lisa Hackney
Steven Grekin, DO, FAOCD
8:40 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Compliance Starts With a Voice That Smiles and a Sincere Handshake
Reagan Anderson, DO, FAOCD
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Patient Communication & Physician Burnout
Neha Sangwan, MD
9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Trust, But Verify: The Golden Rule for Every Physician's Practice
John Coppola, DO, FAOCD
9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Reputation Management
Lisa Hackney
Steven Grekin, DO, FAOCD
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. You Have to Earn the Right to Be Heard
Reagan Anderson, DO, FAOCD
10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Five Steps to Honest Conversations that Create Connection, Health and Happiness
Neha Sangwan, MD
11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. "Average" Staff is Your Achilles Heel
John Coppola, DO, FAOCD
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. General Business Meeting/Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Service Excellence Standards
Lisa Hackney
Steven Grekin, DO, FAOCD
1:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Hypnosis
Reagan Anderson, DO, FAOCD
1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Addressing Dysfunctional Dynamics in Medicine (and in Life!)
Neha Sangwan, MD
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Setting Limits in Your Practice: 3 Lines in the Sand to Draw Tomorrow
John Coppola, DO, FAOCD
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Develop Your Team Around You
Lisa Hackney
Steven Grekin, DO, FAOCD
3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Success Without Fulfillment is the Ultimate Failure
Reagan Anderson, DO, FAOCD
3:50 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mastering the Most Challenging Personalities at Work & Home
Neha Sangwan, MD
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Chronic Itch Clinical Cases and Management
Gil Yosipovitch, MD, FAAD
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 60th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 24, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Product Theater - Regeneron
(No CME Awarded)
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Medical Dermatology Update
Liza Brown, DO
Franz Kerdel, DO
Danielle Nicolazzo, DO
Nickolas Poulos, DO
LECOMT/Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami Campus
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Non-Invasive Cutaneous Oncology, Part 1
Frank Armstrong, DO, FAOCD
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Non-Invasive Cutaneous Oncology, Part 2
Josh Swindle, RTT
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. How to Hit a Homerun with MACRA!
Cliff Lober, MD, JD
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dermatological Emergencies: The Eschar
Ted Rosen, MD, FAAD
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Product Theater - Genentech
(No CME Awarded)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Realizing the Vision: Excellence in Dermatology
Ted Rosen, MD, FAAD
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Shared Leadership

James Warrick
Daniel Ladd, DO, FAOCD
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Non-Invasive Modalities in Lipolysis

Michelle Foley, DO, FAOCD
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Welcome to Derm Clinic in the Bronx
Charles Gropper, MD

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - Florida Licensure Seminar
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Prescribing Laws and Rules for Florida Licensed Healthcare Professionals
Florida House Bill 21 Final Bill Analysis (Informational)
Edwin A. Bayo, JD
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Florida Laws and Rules Osteopathic Medicine
Jason Winn, PA, Attorney at Law
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Professional Medical Ethics
Ray Moseley, Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Prevention of Medical Errors
Arnold Mackles, MD
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