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2017 AOCD Spring Current Concepts in Dermatology Meeting
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3/29/2017 to 4/1/2017
When: 3/29/2017
Where: Ritz Carlton Downtown
181 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: 800-449-2623

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Downloadable Syllabus, Part 1 - Lectures

Downloadable Syllabus, Part 2 - Poster Presentations

Meeting Schedule
*Schedule Subject to Change*
The AOCD is anticipating approval of 26 Category 1-A CME credits for this activity.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time Primary Pathway Resident Pathway
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Board of Trustees Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up  
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology Update
Lisa Swanson, MD
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Name That Nubbin!
Lisa Swanson, MD

Pediatric Dermatology: Pigmented Lesions
OPTI-West/Silver Falls Dermatology
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology: Vascular Disorders
OPTI-West/Aspen Dermatology
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Oral and Nail Diseases
Affiliated Dermatology
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology: Neonatal Dermatology
Advanced Desert Dermatology
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cutaneous Manifestations of Illegal Drug Use
Peter Saitta, DO, FAOCD

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Osteopathic Continuous Certification Update
Lloyd Cleaver, DO, FAOCD
Sagis Diagnostics Dermpath Bowl
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Program Director's Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time Primary Pathway Resident Pathway
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Lilly USA, LLC Product Theater
Clinical Insights on Taltz
Eugene Conte, DO, FAOCD
(No CME Awarded)
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Local Flaps and Mohs Reconstruction and When to Use Them
George Schmieder, DO, FAOCD
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Fermentation, Civilization and the Microbiome
Melinda Greenfield, DO, FAOCD

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Osteopathic Dermatology Research and the Foundation for Osteopathic Dermatology
Eugene Conte, DO, FAOCD

Pediatric Dermatology: Genodermatoses
Colorado Dermatology Institute
9:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Benign Epidermal and Dermal Tumors
St. Barnabas Hospital
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Erythemas and Purpuras
St. John's Episcopal Hospital
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Cysts and Disorders of Hair
Palisades Medical Center
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 20 Tricks to Finishing Your Office Day On Time
John Coppola, DO, FAOCD

Premalignant and Malignant Tumors
Lehigh Valley Health Network
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Photodermatoses and Pregnancy Dermatoses
South Texas Osteopathic Dermatology
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Eosinophilic and Neutrophilic Dermatoses
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Infectious Diseases: Fungal Infections
Northeast Regional Medical Center
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. General Business Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. A Decade of Lessons Learned the Hard Way: Practical Knowledge for the Medical and Cosmetic Dermatologist and Practice Owner
Michelle Foley, DO, FAOCD

1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology: Papulosquamous and Eczematous Dermatoses
Botsford Hospital
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Pediatric Dermatology: Bullous Disease
Oakwood Southshore Medical Center
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
O'Bleness Memorial Hospital
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Urticaria: Diagnosis and Treatment Considerations
Adam Friedman, MD

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. A Play Yard of Dermatology Tips
Albert E. "Bo" Rivera, DO, FAOCD

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Student Members Forum
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Photosensitive Disorders in Middle Age and Beyond
Carlos Nousari, MD 

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Sagis Diagnostics Dermpath Bowl 
Friday, March 31, 2017
Time Primary Pathway Resident Pathway
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Great Cases from Osteopathic Institutions
Cindy Hoffman, DO, FAOCD

Neuropsychocutaneous Disorders
Summa Western Reserve Hospital/Tri-County Dermatology 
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Acne and Related Conditions
University Hospitals Regional Hospital 
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Vasculitides and Vaso-Occlusive Diseases
NSUCOM/Broward Health Medical Center
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Vesiculobullous Diseases
NSUCOM/Larkin Community Hospital
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Papulosquamous, Lichenoid and Eczematous Dermatoses
LECOMT/Dermatology Residency of Orlando
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Infectious Diseases: Viral Infections
NSUCOM/Largo Medical Center
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Challenges in Dermatopathology
Larissa Chismar, MD

Granulomatous, Metabolic and Depositional Diseases
LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery/VCOM
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Pediatric Dermatology: Tumors of Fat, Muscle and Bone and Epidermal, Appendageal and Dermal Tumors
PCOM/North Fulton Hospital Medical Campus
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Cases in Oncodermatology
Beth McLellan, MD

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Abbvie Product Theater
Milestones in the Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurtiva
Alpesh Desai, DO, FAOCD
(No CME Awarded)
 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. HIV In Dermatology
Charles Gropper, MD
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Managing Your Online Reputation
Jeff Benabio, MD

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. AAD Billing and Coding Update
Faith McNicholas

5:00 p.m. Presidential Reception
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time Primary Pathway Resident Pathway 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Valeant Product Theater
Contemporary Insights into the Treatment of Female Acne
James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD
(No CME Awarded)
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Ethical Controversies in Dermatology
Ben Stoff, MD
Resident Dermatopathology Lecture
David Barron, MD

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Look-Alikes, Controversies and What's New in Pediatric Dermatology
Leslie Potter, MD
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. International Volunteerism in Dermatology: Short-Term Travel, Long-Term Impact
Ben Stoff, MD
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Clues in Contact Dermatitis
Salma Faghri de la Feld, MD

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pfizer Product Theater
Introducing a New Nonsteroidal Topical Prescription Treatment Option for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis
G. Scott Drew, DO, FAOCD
(No CME Awarded)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bullous Disease as a Window Into the Body
Ron Feldman, MD

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Don't Sweat It: Treatments for Hyperhidrosis
Zakiya Rice, MD

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. So Many Drugs, So Little Time
James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD
2017 Spring Meeting Resident Poster Presentations


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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