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Session Information

CRS C005 - Advanced Practice Management: Mini MBA

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room 301/302

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, FAAD

  • Joel Lee Cohen, MD, FAAD
  • Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD
  • Michael H. Gold, MD, FAAD
  • Mark D. Kaufmann, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Gary D. Monheit, MD, FAAD
  • David Michael Pariser, MD, FAAD
  • Jack S. Resneck, Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Darlene Tomlinson, MBA
  • David Wagener, MBA, CPA
  • Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD
  • Allan S. Wirtzer, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the economic trends and regulatory demands of private and academic dermatology practice.
  • Analyze the need and cost benefit analysis of electronic health records.
  • Manage the changes associated with Obamacare and clinical practice.

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. It is relevant to both academic and private practice dermatologists. The format will be presentations that will be augmented with audience questions and discussion.


Friday, March 21
9:00 AMIntroduction and Overview / Dr. Nestor
9:15 AMDermatology Practice Models and Obamacare / Wagener
9:45 AMRegulations and Common Sense / Tomlinson
10:10 AMReimbursement Trends / Dr. Coldiron
10:30 AMSurviving a Medicare Audit / Dr. Nestor
10:45 AMQ and A: Panel Discussion / Dr. Nestor, Dr. Coldiron, Tomlinson, and Wagener
11:00 AMOptimized CPT Coding and Documentation / Dr. Wirtzer
11:30 AMThe Use of Physician Extenders / Dr. Pariser
11:45 AMQ and A: Panel Discussion / Dr. Pariser and Dr. Wirtzer
12:00 PMLunch Break /
2:00 PMDermatology: Preparing for the Future / Dr. Resneck
2:30 PMElectronic Health Records / Dr. Kaufmann
3:15 PMQ and A: Panel Discussion / Dr. Kaufmann and Dr. Resneck
3:30 PMEconomics of Cosmetic Procedures / Dr. Monheit
3:45 PMOptimizing Your Cosmetic Practice: Patient Loyalty / Dr. Cohen
4:00 PMOffice Base Dispensing / Dr. Gold
4:15 PMQ and A: Panel Discussion / Dr. Gold, Dr. Cohen, and Dr. Monheit
4:30 PMModels for Success: The Future of Dermatology / All faculty