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Early Career Clinical Pearls - Special CME Session

Saturday, April 14 | 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Room: Coronado A

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.

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives Young physicians will gain insight from peers about starting in an academic or private practice as well as garner tools for navigating their early career.

Director(s) Daniel P. Friedmann, MD; Anthony M. Rossi, MD, FAAD

Faculty Murad Alam, MD, MSCI, MBA; Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD; Michael Graves, MD; Vineet Mishra, MD; Utpalkumar Patel, MD, PhD; Heidi Prather, MD; Rachel N. Pritzker, MD; E. Victor Ross, MD; Nazanin Saedi, MD

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Introduction - Daniel P. Friedmann & Anthony M. Rossi
1:36 PM - 1:51 PM  Starting Your Practice: Academic vs. Private - Michael Graves & Nazanin Saedi 
1:52 PM - 2:08 PM   Starting a Clinical Research Practice: Academic vs. Private - Daniel P. Friedmann & Anthony M. Rossi
2:09 PM - 2:24 PM  Post-Residency Fellowships - Heidi Prather 
2:25 PM - 2:44 PM  Panel Q&A - Daniel P. Friedmann, Michael Graves, Heidi Prather, Anthony M. Rossi & Nazanin Saedi
2:45 PM - 3:31 PM  BREAK 
3:32 PM - 3:46 PM  Business Pearls - Utpalkumar Patel
3:47 PM - 4:01 PM  Investing in the Right Devices - E. Victor Ross
4:02 PM - 4:16 PM  Building an Industry Relationship - Mathew M. Avram
4:17 PM - 4:31 PM  Panel Q&A  - Mathew M. Avram, Daniel P. Friedmann, Utpalkumar Patel, Anthony M. Rossi & E. Victor Ross
4:32 PM - 4:46 PM  Managing Social Media - Rachel N. Pritzker
4:47 PM - 5:01 PM  Maintaining a Work-Life Balance - Vineet Mishra 
5:02 PM - 5:16 PM   Decoding the Initials - Murad Alam
5:17 PM - 5:30 PM   Panel Q&A and Conclusion - Murad Alam, Daniel P. Friedmann, Anthony M. Rossi, Vineet Mishra & Rachel N. Pritzker
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
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