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Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar 2014

All registrations must be in by March 28th at 6 pm. The price for all registrants after this date/time and for walk ins ( at the door) will be $525. No resident / student will be allowed as a walk in at the door if they have not pre-registered.

April 4, 5, 6, 2014 - Friday, Saturday, Sunday
We have been awarded to present two APMA Regional Lecture Series Programs at the seminar.
We have also increased the number of CREDITS from 21 to 25 with NO PRICE INCREASE! YOU  WANTED MORE QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSIONS AT THE SEMINAR....YOU GOT IT !
This will increase the CME from 21 CME to 25 CME with NO additional cost to the registrants.
21  Now 25 CME Credits

The two lectures include:

Overcoming Onychomycosis: Management Updates for the Podiatrist by Tracey Vlahovic, DPM
On Saturday April 5th 12:30 - 1:30 pm
This APMA Regional Lectures Series CECH lunch program is sponsored through an unrestricted educational grant from Anacor Pharmaceuticals. 1 CME

Righting the Wrong; Exploding the Myths in Podiatric Dermatology by Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO
On Friday April 4th 12:45 - 1:45 pm
This APMA Regional Lectures Series CECH lunch program is sponsored through an unrestricted educational grant from Bako Integrated Physician Solutions. 1 CME

New Venue! Larger Space, Nicer Rooms, Cheaper Parking!
Westin Hotel at Baltimore Washington International Airport
(Call 1-866-225-0511 for reservations or click here. The room rate is
$120.00 plus tax. Make reservation prior to March 1, 2014 for lowest price.)

The Best Speakers in Podiatry and Dermatology

Schedule:
Friday April 4: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm  (Wine and Cheese Reception 6 - 7 pm)
Saturday April 5: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday April 6: 7:30 am - 1:45 pm

Fees:
ASPD members  $300 (last year it was $225 for 15 cme)
APMA members $425 (last year it was $325 for 15 cme)
Non APMA members $525 (last year $425 for 15 cme)

This is the lowest price for 25 CME around!

Click here for complete event details.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
After March 1, 2014, no refunds will be given.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Contact Ken Silverstein, ASPD Executive Director for information.
Direct Line: 301-570-6664    Email: kslvrstein@aol.com

Sponsors of the 2014 Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar
Anacor
Anacor Pharmaceuticals
Bako Integrated Physician Solutions
Bako Integrated Physician Solutions
McClain Labs
McClain Labs
StrataDx
StrataDx
Swift
Swift

Exhibitors at the 2014 Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar

3GEN / Dermlite Merz Dermatology, division of Merz,NA
Aerolase Nomir Technologies, Inc.
Akina Pharmacy Pathogenius/Med-Electronics
Bako Integrated Physician Solutions Patient Account Services
Bioventis Pedicis Research
Blaine Labs Prestium Pharma
Center for Vein Restoration Redi-Thotics
Clearly Beautiful Nails StrataDx
Elite Rx Swift
Gordon Laboratories The Tetra Corporation
ICS Software, Ltd. Total Pain Solutions
Innocutis Valeant Dermatology
McClain Labs  

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Faculty for 2014 Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar

BRADLEY BAKOTIC, DPM, DO - Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Noted lecturer in Dermatology and Pathology. Owner of BAKO Integrated Physician Solutions. Sponsored by BAKO Integrated Physician Solutions.

LANA BIJELIC, MD – Surgical Oncology/ Melanoma / Washington Cancer Institute, Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency Program at Washington Hospital Center and Asst. Professor of Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine

IVAN BRISTOW PhD, MSc(Oxon), FCPodMed, FHEA, DPodM, MChS - Dean, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine at College of Podiatry – University of Southampton, London UK. Member, Board of Governors, College of Podiatrists ,Chair of Fellowship Panel, College of Podiatrists Co-Author of 4 books and over fifty publications, Honorary Life Member of Primary Care Dermatological ,Editorial Board Member - Dermatological Nursing ,Member, Scientific Committee, British Dermatological Nursing Group. Sponsored by Swift.

C. RALPH DANIEL III, MD - Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Mississippi and University of Alabama in Birmingham. Past President of the: Council for Nail Disorders, Mississippi Dermatology Society, European Nail Society. Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology. Private Practice in Mississippi.

DOCK DOCKERY, DPM – Founder, Chairman, and President of International Foot and Ankle Foundation. He has authored several textbooks including: Color Atlas and Text of Forefoot Surgery (Mosby 1992); Cutaneous Disorders of the Lower Extremity (WB Saunders 1997); Color Atlas of Foot & Ankle Dermatology (Lippincott 1999); Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery (Elsevier 2006) and, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery, Second Edition, (Elsevier 2012). Sponsored by BAKO Integrated Physician Solutions

EDDIE FERNANDEZ, MD – Board certified in emergency medicine and specialized in treatment of venous insufficiency, lymphedema and varicose veins. Private practice in DC,MD,VA.

LUIS GARZA, MD, Ph.D - Assistant Professor of Dermatology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, practices both general dermatology and specialized wound care. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Garza runs a molecular biology laboratory which studies skin stem cells and wound healing, with an emphasis on identifying the next generation of wound therapeutics and diagnostics.

SAHANI HOWIE, DPM   Young Physician Liaison to the APMA Coding Committee since 2011. She has lectured and served on panel discussions on various coding topics, including the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society’s meeting and at the local chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders. Private Practice in Connecticuit.

SEKWON JANG, MD- Head of Medical Oncology at Washington Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor in Medicine at Georgetown School of Medicine.

ANNETTE JOYCE, DPM Noted lecturer in Practice Management. Member of the International Aesthetic Foot Society. Private Practice in Maryland. Sponsored by CaerVision.

BRYAN MARKINSON, DPM – Board member of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology. Chief of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. National lecturer. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology, and was elected President of that organization in December 2003, his term ending in September 2005. In 2004, Dr.  Markinson began serving on the board of the Council for Nail Disorders, an affiliate of the American Academy of Dermatology. Private Practice in NYC

STEVE MCCLAIN, MD - Past Director of the Division of Dermatopathology and Director of Pathology Informatics in the Department of Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Owner of McClain Pathology Labs. Sponsored by McClain Pathology Labs.

LYNN MCKINLEY- GRANT, MD – Director of Residency Education at Georgetown Medical School and Professor of Clinical Medicine (Dermatology) at Georgetown University Medical Center. Author of numerous books on Pigmented Skin Dermatology.

M. JOEL MORSE, DPM   President of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology. Lecturer in dermatology at podiatric meetings. Frequent contributor to Podiatry Today for dermatology related content. Member of Residency Education Committee at Washington Hospital Center. Private Practice in Wash DC

BEN PEARL DPM Frequent contributor to Podiatry Management magazine on a variety of topics. Frequent lecturer at meetings. Private Practice in Virginia.

DICK SCHER, MD is a leading expert in nail disorders, including fungal diseases, and nail surgery. He is interested in clinical research, and has established nail clinics at NYU, Brown, Columbia University, and University of North Carolina. Additionally, he is a former President of the American Academy of Dermatology. Hospital practice.

ELLIOT UDELL, DPM- Board member of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology. National lecturer at various seminars. Private practice in New York

SURAJ   VENNA, MD - Director of Skin Oncology, Co-Director of the Melanoma Center at Washington Hospital Center and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Dermatology) at Georgetown University Medical Center

TRACEY VLAHOVIC, DPM –.ASPD Member. Associate Professor and J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) in Philadelphia. She has lectured across the United States and received numerous teaching awards. She is a member of the Podiatry Today Editorial Advisory Board. Co-Author of Text on Skin Disease of the Lower Extremities.

PHILLIP WARD, DPM   ASPD member and President Elect for the APMA. Member of the APMA Board of Trustees since 2004. He is the podiatric advisor to the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Panel. He serves on the AMA CPT Assistant Editorial Board and is the first podiatrist ever to be elected to that panel. He has lectured on coding-related topics in 38 states. He is a past president of the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society and is a former city councilman. Private Practice in North Carolina.

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Some of the Many Lectures at the Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar

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Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar 2014 Schedule

Friday, April 4, 2014 (8.5 credit hours excluding lunch) - DAILY SIGN-IN MORNING AND AFTERNOON
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM BREAKFAST.  SIGN IN (Sponsored by McClain Labs)
7:30 AM - 7:45 AM Opening Remarks By Dr. M. Joel Morse (ASPD) Morning Moderator Elliot Udell (ASPD)
7:45 AM - 8:05 AM Steve McClain, MD Update Track:   PHMB (polyhexanide biguanide) a novel broad-spectrum, long-acting, topical antimicrobial algicide: Podiatric application
8:05 AM - 8:25 AM Steve McClain, MD Update Track: “Id Reaction and Allergic Contact Dermatitis”
8:25 AM - 8:55 AM Ivan Bristow, PhD, FCPodMed Update Track: UK Developments in Wart Treatments and other Infections
8:55 AM - 9:25 AM Elliot Udell, DPM Update Track: Its As Cold As Ice: New Thoughts on Raynaud's phenomenon and Chilblains
9:25 AM - 9:45 AM Ivan Bristow, PhD FCPodMed Update Track: Diabetes and the Skin
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM Steve McClain, MD Update Track  The Mohs You Know The Better  - Frederic Mohs and Chemosurgery For Squamous Cell Carcinoma
10:05 AM - 10:15 AM Q and A
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM BREAK / SNACK  (Sponsored by Swift)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Dock Dockery, DPM Derm Surgery Track: Biopsy Techniques of Skin and Nail Conditions
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Ivan Bristow, PhD, FCPodMed Update Track: UK Developments in Onychomycosis Treatment.
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Dock Dockery, DPM Derm Surgery Track: Dry, Cracked, and Fissured Heels
12:00 AM - 12:30 PM M. Joel Morse, DPM Medical Dermatology Track: What The Pros Do - Interactive Lecture (Bristow, Udell, Dockery, Garza)
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Q and A / Get Lunch (Provided by ASPD)
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch Lecture with Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO: APMA’s Regional Lecture Series Program “Righting the Wrong; Exploding the Myths in Podiatric Dermatology” This APMA Regional Lectures Series CECH lunch program is sponsored through an unrestricted educational grant from Bako Integrated Physician Solutions (1 CME)
Afternoon Moderator Patricia Schultz (ASPD)
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Luis Garza, MD Medical Dermatology Track: Cutaneous Clues to Diagnosing Endocrine Disorders
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Luis Garza, MD Medical Dermatology Track: Cutaneous Clues to Diagnosing Nutritional Diseases
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO Porokeratosis: What are they really?
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Q and A
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK / SNACK (FootLights Theater: Bako)
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Luis Garza, MD Medical Dermatology Track: Cutaneous Clues to Diagnosing Rhematological Diseases
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO Medical Dermatology Track: Dermatological Conditions that EVERY Podiatrist should know.
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Dock Dockery, DPM Derm Surgery Track:  Medical and Surgical Treatment of Hypertrophic and Keloid Scars
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO Medical Dermatology Track:  Strategies’ for The Incorporation of Dermatology into your Podiatric Practice: A Review of Nail Unit Dystrophy Analysis
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM Q and A
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM VISIT EXHIBITORS / OPENING OF THE EXHIBIT HALL Wine & Cheese Reception (Co - Sponsored by Bako Integrated Physician Solutions and ASPD)

Saturday, April 5, 2014  (9 credit hours excluding lunch) - DAILY SIGN-IN MORNING AND AFTERNOON
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM AM Breakfast (Sponsored by Anacor). VISIT EXHIBITORS
7:25 AM - 7:30 AM Opening Remarks / Morning Moderator: M. Joel Morse (ASPD)
Nail Disorders Track
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM C. Ralph Daniel III, MD Onycholysis and the Disappearing Nail Bed
8:00 AM - 8:20 AM C. Ralph Daniel III, MD Ingrown Toenail Pearls: Surgical and Non - Surgical
8:20 AM - 8:30 AM C. Ralph Daniel III, MD Nail Forensics
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Dick Scher, MD Case Studies in Nail Disease from A to Z
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM Q and A
9:25AM - 9:40AM VISIT EXHIBITORS / BREAK  (Sponsored by StrataDx)
Melanoma Track - Acral Varients
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM Pre-Lecture Melanoma Case Questions with Audience Response System (ARS)
9:50 AM - 10:20 AM Suraj Venna, MD Staging and Prognostic Factors in Melanoma
10:20 AM  - 10:50AM Suraj Venna, MD Diagnosing Melanoma and use of Dermoscopy
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Lana Bijelic, MD Surgical Margins for Melanoma, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Techniques, and Regional Therapy
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Sekwon Jang, MD Therapeutic Advances in Melanoma
12:10 PM - 12:30 PM Venna, Bijelic, Jang Post Lecture ARS Review. Q and A
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM VISIT EXHIBITORS.  Lunch Lecture with Tracey Vlahovic, DPM  APMA’s Regional Lecture Series Program: “Overcoming Onychomycosis : Management Updates for Podiatrists’ ” This APMA Regional Lectures Series CECH lunch program is sponsored through an unrestricted educational grant from ANACOR Pharmaceuticals (1 CME)
Afternoon Moderator: Bryan Markinson (ASPD)
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Dock Dockery, DPM Derm Surgery Track: Excision Versus Skin Flaps for Corrections of Lesions
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Tracey Vlahovic, DPM Medical Dermatology Track: Top 20 Topicals Beneficial for Podiatric Dermatology
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Lynn McKinley Grant, MD Skin of Color Track: Medical Dermatology in Multicultural Skin
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tracey Vlahovic, DPM Medical Dermatology Track:  Great Mimickers in Dermatology 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM  Q and A
3:45 PM - 4:05 PM VISIT EXHIBITORS / BREAK
4:05 PM - 4:35 PM Lynn McKinley Grant, MD Skin of Color Track: Dermatology Treatments and the Melanocyte in Multicultural Skin
4:35 PM - 5:00 PM Dock Dockery, DPM Derm Surgery Track: Suture Tips and Pearls for Plastic Procedures
5:05 PM - 5:50 PM Bryan Markinson, DPM Medical Dermatology Track: A Panel Discussion on Controversial and Technical issues in Dermatology   (Dockery, Grant, Scher, Vlahovic,Venna, Bristow)
5:50 PM - 6:05 PM Q and A
6:05 PM - 7:00 PM DERMOSCOPY WORKSHOP (Sponsored by 3GEN) with Ivan Bristow, PhD, FCPodMed 

Sunday, April 6, 2014 (5.5 credit hours) - SUNDAY SIGN-IN: AT BREAK
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM VISIT EXHIBITORS / Breakfast  (BRUNCH)  Morning Moderator: Patricia Schultz (ASPD)
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Dick Scher, MD Nail Disorders Track: How I Treat Different Nail Pathology: Onychomycosis, Traumatic Nails, Psoriatic nails, Melanonychia, Erythonychia
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Eddie Fernandez, MD PVD Track: My Leg Gently Weeps - Lymphedema, Ulcers and The  Swollen Foot
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Bryan Markinson, DPM Medical Dermatology Track: Interesting Cases from The Podiatric Service of Mount Sinai
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Eddie Fernandez, MD PVD Track: I don’t need any more Antibiotics - Venous Stasis and other vascular related skin disorders
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Q and A
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM VISIT EXHIBITORS / BREAK (BRUNCH) (Sponsored by ASPD)
Coding and Billing Track
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM Philip Ward DPM, Sahani Howie DPM Coding Track: APMA Coding Series: Coding for the “Meat and Potatoes” (skin and nail) of your practice
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Q and A
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Annette Joyce, DPM Laser Track: 2014 Update on Lasers for Onychomycosis and Practice Management
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Ben Pearl, DPM Laser Track: Lasers in Podiatric Dermatology: Where are we Now ?”
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Q and A

TOTAL CME: 25 (with the additional lunch lectures)

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