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2017 AOCD Fall Current Concepts in Dermatology Meeting
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10/24/2017 to 10/28/2017
When: 10/25/2017
Where: InterContinental New Orleans
444 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana  70130
United States
Contact: 800-449-2623

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Program Chairs:
John Minni
Daniel Ladd, DO, FAOCD

Exhibitor Prospectus
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InterContinental New Orleans

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. Dermatopathology Jeopardy
Les B. Rosen, MD
, Dermpath Diagnostics
Dermatopathology Jeopardy will consist of numerous dermatologic categories to enhance your knowledge of dermatopathology. We will review the fundamentals of dermatopathology, discuss the key histological features of common and uncommon skin conditions all while demonstrating the relationship between the clinician and dermatopathologist. 
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Introducing the First-In-Class Novel Biologic That Selectively Blocks Interleukin-23
Erin Boh, MD, PhD
Janssen Biotech, Inc.

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
Brad 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
Held in LaSalle B/C & Foyer
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
Dr. Murina
Dr. Oswald StumpfDr. Williams
Tulane University Panel
Andrea Murina, MD
Brittany Oswald Stumpf, MD
Laura Williams, MD
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Feel the Burnout
Lisa Swanson, MD
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. A Novel Nonsteroidal Topical Prescription for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis
Brad Glick, DO, MPH, FAOCD
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. Skin Cancer Hour
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

Lisa Swanson, MD
Saturday, October 28, 2017
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Clinical and Dermoscopic Characteristics of Desmoplastic and Amelanotic Melanomas
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. Pediatric Dermatology Update
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


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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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