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Clinical Pearls to Start Your Career - Special CME Session

Saturday, April 8 | 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Room: 28 C/D/E

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 3.25 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Educational Needs This activity addresses the need for clinical pearls to increase understanding, competence, and performance with starting a clinical practice.

Participants This activity is designed for physicians, residents, and fellows that are interested in learning more about starting a clinical practice and/or issues related to the first years of clinical practice.

Background Requirements This activity requires a medical degree and basic knowledge of clinical and laser medicine.

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives

  • Discuss issues pertaining to starting an academic or private practice career.
  • Understand the available post-residency fellowships and how they incorporate laser medicine.
  • Discuss how to grow a clinical research practice.
  • Summarize key business facts to improve overall practice and highlight which laser and energy-based modalities are worth investing in.
  • Understand how to develop an appropriate, meaningful relationship with industry.
  • Learn how to maintain a healthy work-life balance while navigating regulatory and insurance hurdles and building a social media presence.

Director(s) Jeremy A. Brauer, MD; Daniel P. Friedmann, MD

Faculty Murad Alam, MD, MSCI; Richard Bankowski; Vineet Mishra MD; Sheila Nazarian, MD; Utpalkumar Patel, MD, PhD; Heidi Prather, MD; E. Victor Ross, MD; Nazanin A. Saedi, MD

Time Activity
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Introduction
1:36 PM - 1:49 PM    Starting Your Practice: Academic - Nazanin A. Saedi
1:50 PM - 2:03 PM   Starting Your Practice: Private - Jeremy A. Brauer  
2:04 PM - 2:17 PM  Post-Residency Fellowships - Heidi Prather 
2:18 PM - 2:31 PM Managing Social Media - Sheila Nazarian
2:32 PM - 2:44 PM Q&A  
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM BREAK
3:31 PM - 3:45 PM Business Pearls - Utpalkumar Patel 
3:46 PM - 4:00 PM Investing in the Right Devices - E. Victor Ross 
4:01 PM - 4:15 PM  Building an Industry Relationship - Richard Bankowski 
4:16 PM - 4:29 PM  Q&A  
4:30 PM - 4:44 PM Starting a Clinical Research Practice - Daniel P. Friedmann 
4:45 PM - 4:59 PM Maintaining a Work-Life Balance - Vineet Mishra 
5:00 PM - 5:14 PM  Decoding the Initials - Murad Alam 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Q&A and Conclusion
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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