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C025 - Advanced Practice Management

Monday, March 4; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the economic trends that impact a dermatology practice.
  • Identify a new practice management change that will benefit your practice.
  • Develop a new leadership skill that will make your practice successful.


This course will delve into the economics, structure, regulatory demands and challenges of today's dermatology practices. It will both touch on the basics as well as deal with advanced concepts of practice management and ways to better understand and enhance your practice. The format will be presentations that will be augmented with audience questions and discussion.


  • Eastern, Joseph S., MD: AbbVie – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(H); Celgene Corporation – SP(H); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – A(H), SP(H); Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding); Janssen-Ortho Inc. – A(H); Leo Pharma Inc – A(H); Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – A(H); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – A(H), SP(H); Pfizer Inc. – SP(H); sanofi-aventis – SP(H);
  • Elston, Dirk Michael, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Kim, Caroline C., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Pendharkar, Ninad C., MD, MBA: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Regula, Christie Gail, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Walker, Angela K., MD: DIrect Dermatology – E(S), SH(SO); Elsevier Inc. – E(S); Science 37, Inc. – SH(SO);
Monday, March 4
1:00 PM
Dr. Pendharkar / Introduction
1:05 PM
Dr. Kim / Change Management
1:30 PM
Dr. Kim / Questions & Answers
1:35 PM
Dr. Eastern / Practice Pearls
2:00 PM
Dr. Eastern / Questions & Answers
2:05 PM
Dr. Elston / Billing and Coding Updates and Tips
2:30 PM
Dr. Elston / Questions and Answers
2:35 PM
Dr. Walker / Incorporating Telemedicine into Your Practice
3:00 PM
Dr. Walker / Questions & Answers
3:05 PM
Dr. Regula / Marketing Your Practice in the Digital Age
3:30 PM
Dr. Pendharkar / Work-Life Balance and Addressing Burnout
3:55 PM
Dr. Pendharkar and Dr. Regula / Questions & Answers
Event Details
  • Date
    Monday, March 4
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 103A
  • CME Credits
  • Type
    Practice Management
  • Ninad C. Pendharkar, MD, MBA, FAAD
  • Angela K. Walker, MD, FAAD
  • Caroline C. Kim, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Christie Gail Regula, MD, FAAD
  • Dirk Michael Elston, MD, FAAD
  • Joseph S. Eastern, MD, FAAD