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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

 
  • 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 9, 2018

 

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 faculty - hosted

Basic (AM) Workshop

8:00am - 8:15am
Opening Remarks

Overview of the day, Introduction of faculty

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

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

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

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

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
LUNCH: Working Lunch Session

"Mini Presentations" and hosted lunch

Advanced (PM) Workshop

12:00pm - 1:00pm
LUNCH: Working Lunch Session

"Mini Presentations" and hosted lunch

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

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

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

3:00pm - 5:00pm
LPD

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

Schedule:
Main Conference — May 10-12, 2018

 

Thursday, May 10th

6:45am - 7:45am
BREAKFAST

Outside the Exhibit Hall

7:45am - 8:00am
Opening Remarks

Overview of Meeting Schedule

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

8:00am - 8:30am Three Keys to Success with Dermal Fillers
8:30am - 9:00am Energy Devices - New Developments
9:00am - 9:30am Energy Devices and Office Safety
9:30am - 10:00am Broad Spectrum Light: New & Novel Applications

10:00am - 10:30am
BREAK

Session Break, Opening of Exhibits

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

10:30am - 11:00am Combination Therapy in Aesthetics - Achieving Optimal Outcomes
11:00am - 11:15am Regenerative Aesthetics Overview
10:45am - 11:15am Alphabet Soup of Regenerative Aesthetics
11:15am - 11:45am Feminine Aesthetic Treatments
11:45am - 12:00pm TBD

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

Hosted

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break

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

1:30pm - 2:30pm Dermatology: The Year in Review
2:30pm - 3:00pm Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Alopecia Update
3:00pm - 3:30pm TBD

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

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 - 8:00pm
DINNER: Product Theatre Dinner

Hosted

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 11th

7:30am
Exhibits Open

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

Hosted

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

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

10:30am - 11:00am
BREAK

Exhibit Break

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

11:00am - 11:30am Immune Mediated Diseases in Dermatology
11:30am - 12:00pm Co-Morbidities in Immune Mediated Disease States in Dermatology: Overview

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

Hosted by AbbVie

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break

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

1:30pm - 2:00pm Allergy and Dermatology - Co-Management and Co-Existence
2:00pm - 2:30pm The Skin & The Eye - Overlap and Management
2:30pm - 3:00pm Rheumatology in Dermatology - Moving together in Patient Management
3:00pm - 3:30pm Immunomodulators in Dermatology: When all else Fails
3:30pm - 4:00pm Psychological Assessment Tools in Disease and Desire Dermatology

4:00pm - 4:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break - Exhibits close

4:30pm - 5:30pm
SOCIAL: Product Theatre Reception

Hosted by Sanofi Regeneron

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pre-Function for Gala in Exhibit Hall

Hosted northwest wines and craft beers, light appetizers

6:30pm
Coeur d'Alene Lake Cruise Departs

Boat departs to Resort Event Center for Dinner Gala and Celebrity Speaker Event

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

9:30pm - 10:00pm
Coeur d'Alene Lake Cruise Returns

Boat returns to Resort

Saturday, May 12th

7:30am
Exhibits Open

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

Hosted

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

9:00am - 9:30am Acne and Rosacea Update
9:30am - 10:30am Challenging Cases in Disease and Desire Dermatology Panel 1

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

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

Hosted by Lilly

1:00pm - 1:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break

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

1:30pm - 2:00pm Social and Economic Triggers in Practice
2:00pm - 2:30pm Medication Access Strategies: Overcoming Barriers to Treatment
2:30pm - 3:00pm Strategies for Diversification in Practice - Clinical Trials

3:00pm - 3:30pm
BREAK

Exhibit Break & Close

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

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

Hosted

6:45pm - 8:30pm
DINNER: Product Theatre Dinner

Hosted

6:45pm - 8:30pm
DINNER: Faculty and Top Sponsor Dinner

Hosted

CME Information*

 

Pre-Conference Day — Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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 10-12, 2018

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 for example purposes only at this time.

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