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About Aesthetic & Medical Dermatology

A+MD is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, office managers, cosmetic consultants, and those interested in learning about the intersection of disease and desire dermatology and the psychological impact of aesthetic improvement.

 
 
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Distinguished Faculty

Our program has a distinguished faculty headed by Congress Chairman and Founder Wm. Philip Werschler, MD. The Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of George Martin, MD, who is board certified in both dermatology and internal medicine and Founder of Maui Derm, and Vic A. Narurkar, MD, a board certified dermatologist with fellowship training in laser, cosmetic and MOHS surgery.

 Wm. Philip Werschler, MD

Wm. Philip Werschler, MD

Congress Chairman

 George Martin, MD

George Martin, MD

Scientific Advisory Board

 Vic A. Narurkar, MD

Vic A. Narurkar, MD

Scientific Advisory Board

 

Conference Speakers from 2018

 
  • Alan Unis, MD

  • Chalon Magnuson, LME

  • Clive Liu, MD

  • Dan Mathews

  • Edward Zimmerman, MD

  • George Martin, MD

  • Greg Laurence, MD

  • Jeff Richmond

  • John Bullis, MD

  • Julie Taylor, PA-C

  • Kari Larson, MBA

  • Laura Periman, MD

  • Lori Robertson, MSN, FNP-C

  • Neal Bhatia, MD

  • Neil West

  • Norman Willis, MD

  • Pamela Schell-Werschler, Psy.D, MSN, ARNP, DNC

  • Patrick Bitter, Jr., MD

  • Patti Owens, RN, BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR

  • Raquel McJunkin, LME

  • Robert Rullo

  • Rod Trytko, MD, MBA, MPH

  • Steve Sobel, PhD

  • Thom Schildmeyer, MBA

  • Vandana “Wendy” Madkan, MD, FAAD

  • Vic Narurkar, MD

  • Wm. Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS

Schedule:
Pre-Conference Day — Wednesday May 15, 2019*

 

Welcome

7:30am - 5:30pm
Conference Registration

7:30am - 8:00am
BREAKFAST

Check in, light breakfast.

5:30pm - 8:00pm
DINNER

Casual dinner round-tables with A+MD Faculty.

Basic (AM) Workshop

8:00am - 8:15am
Opening Remarks

Overview of the day, Introduction of faculty. With Dr. Werschler.

8:15am - 8:30am
Overview of Injectables

With Dr. Werschler.

8:30am - 8:45am
Overview of Energy Devices

With Dr. Zimmerman.

8:45am - 9:00am
Overview of Emerging Treatments in Aesthetics

With Dr. Laurence.

9:15am - 9:30am
Q/A

With A+MD Faculty.

9:30am - 12:00pm
Live Patient Demonstrations (LPD)

With A+MD Faculty.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
"Mini Presentations" and hosted lunch

Advanced (PM) Workshop

12:00pm - 1:00pm
"Mini Presentations" and hosted lunch

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Managing Dermatology Office Emergencies

With Dr. Trytko.

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Laser Safety Compliance

With Patti Owens, RN/BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR.

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Center Stage Demonstrations

With A+MD Faculty.

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Live Patient Demonstrations (LPD)

With A+MD Faculty.

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Q/A, Wrap Up!

With A+MD Faculty.

Schedule:
Main Conference — May 16-18, 2019*

 

Thursday, May 16th

6:45am - 7:45am
BREAKFAST

Outside the Exhibit Hall.

7:45am - 8:00am
Opening Remarks

Overview of Meeting Schedule. With Dr. Werschler.

8:00am - 10:00am
Morning Session #1

8:00am - 8:30am Three Keys to Success with Dermal Fillers. With Dr. Bitter.
8:30am - 9:00am Energy Devices - New Developments. With Dr. Zimmerman.
9:00am - 9:30am Are You Protecting Your Patient and Your Staff with Your Lasers and Energy Based Devices. With Patti Owens, RN/BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR.
9:30am - 10:00am Broad Spectrum Light: New & Novel Applications. With Dr. Bitter.

10:00am - 10:30am
BREAK

Opening of Exhibits.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Morning Session #2

10:30am - 11:00am Combination Therapy in Aesthetics - Achieving Optimal Outcomes. With Dr. Narurkar.
11:00am - 11:30am Feminine Rejuvenation. With Dr. Bullis.
11:30am - 11:45am Alphabet Soup of Regenerative Aesthetics. With Dr. Zimmerman.
11:45am - 12:00pm Regenerative Aesthetics Overview. With Dr. Werschler.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
LUNCH: Product Theatre Lunch

With Dr. Bullis.

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break.

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Afternoon Session #1

1:30pm - 2:30pm Dermatology: The Year in Review. With Dr. Martin.
2:30pm - 3:00pm Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Alopecia Update. With Dr. Madkan.
3:00pm - 3:30pm New Directions in Treating Pigmentation. With Dr. Narurkar.

3:30pm - 4:00pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break. Exhibits close following break, reopen at 7:30pm following hosted dinner.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Practice Development, Marketing and Management Session 1

Moderator Bob Rullo; Faculty - Thom Schildmeyer, MBA, Kari Larson, MBA, Jeff Richmond, Dan Matthews, Neil West.

An exciting panel discussion and presentations focused on the most common challenges that medical practices face in the rapidly changing economic, social and regulatory environment. Learn from the experts in the field with active Q/A and audience participation.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
DINNER: Product Theatre Dinner

With Jeff Richmond.

7:30pm - 10:00pm
SOCIAL: Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Hosted northwest wines and craft beers and dessert, Entertainment by KOSH, special celebrity appearance by brand Ambassador for A+MD!

Friday, May 17th

8:00am - 9:00am
BREAKFAST: Product Theatre Breakfast

9:00am - 10:30am
Morning Session #1

9:00am - 10:00am Pre-Cancer & Skin Cancer Update: The year in Review. With Dr. Martin.
10:00am -10:30am Emerging Treatments in Cutaneous Oncology. With Dr. Willis.

10:30am - 11:00am
BREAK

Exhibit Break.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Morning Session #2

11:00am - 11:30am Immune Mediated Diseases in Dermatology. With Dr. Madkan.
11:30am - 12:00pm Co-Morbidities in Immune Mediated Disease States in Dermatology: Overview. With Dr. Liu.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
LUNCH: Product Theatre Lunch

With Dr. Madkan.

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break.

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Afternoon Session #1

1:30pm - 2:00pm Dermatology & Allergy. With Dr. Martin.
2:00pm - 2:30pm Friend or Foe? Aesthetics and the Eye. With Dr. Periman.
2:30pm - 3:00pm Update on Acne and Rosacea: Oral Antibiotics and Good Behavior. With Dr. Bhatia.
3:00pm - 3:30pm Psychological Assessment Tools in Disease and Desire Dermatology. With Dr. Unis.
3:30pm - 4:00pm Immunomodulators in Dermatology: When all else Fails. With Dr. Bhatia.

4:00pm - 5:00pm
SOCIAL: Product Theatre Reception

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pre-Function for Gala on Cruise Boat

Hosted northwest wines and craft beers, light appetizers.

6:30pm (prompt departure)
Cruise Boat Departs

Cruise boat departs to resort event center for dinner gala and celebrity speaker event.

7:00pm - 9:30pm
DINNER: Dinner Gala and Presentation

With Dr. Steve Sobel.

9:30pm - 10:00pm
Cruise Boat Returns

Cruise boat returns to resort.

Saturday, May 18th

7:30am
Exhibits Open

8:00am - 9:00am
BREAKFAST: Product Theatre Breakfast

With Dr. Craig.

9:00am - 10:30am
Morning Session #1

9:00am - 10:00am Challenging Cases in Disease and Desire Dermatology Panel 1. With A+MD Faculty.
10:00am - 10:30am Dermatology & Rheumatology. With Dr. Craig.

10:30am - 11:00am
BREAK

Exhibit Break.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Morning Session #2

11:00am - 12:00pm Challenging Cases in Disease and Desire Dermatology Panel 2. With A+MD Faculty.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
LUNCH: Product Theatre Lunch

With Dr. Liu.

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break.
Book Signing. With Dr. Steve Sobel.

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Afternoon Session #1

1:30pm - 2:00pm Powder Keg Issues in Dermatology. With Dr. Bhatia.
2:00pm - 2:30pm Medication Access Strategies: Overcoming Barriers to Treatment. With Dr. Werschler.
2:30pm - 3:00pm Strategies for Diversification in Practice - Clinical Trials. With Kari Larson, MBA.

3:00pm - 3:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break & Close.
Book Signing. With Dr. Steve Sobel.

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Development, Marketing and Management Session 2

Faculty - Thom Schildmeyer, MBA, Kari Larson, MBA, Jeff Richmond, Tyler Gates, Neil West.

6:00pm - 6:45pm
SOCIAL: Hosted All-Attendees Reception

*Schedule is subject to change.

CME Information*

 

Pre-Conference Day — Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Idaho Medical Association through the joint providership of Kootenai Health.

Kootenai Health is accredited by the IMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Kootenai Health designates this symposium for a maximum of 7.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 7.0 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Idaho Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Main Conference — May 16-18, 2019

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Idaho Medical Association through the joint providership of Kootenai Health.

Kootenai Health is accredited by the IMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Kootenai Health designates this symposium for a maximum of 22.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 22.0 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Idaho Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

*CME Information is subject to change. All details are for example purposes only at this time.

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