Midwest Dermatology Conference

Registration Rates

Membership Level Flat Professional Rate Special Rate On-site
PA, NP, MD, DO, RN rate $150.00 $99.00* 200.00
Student $75 for Full Time Students $50.00 75.00**

*Early Bird Rates end May 1, 2019.

**Current and Valid Student IDs must be presented. Prior approval for student attendance must be obtained before the start of the conference.

Schedule and Agenda

Our Speaker Line up includes: Smita Aggarwal, MD; Ashish Bhatia, MD, FAAD; Karl Ellzey; James Herrmann, MD; Jeffrey Hsu, MD; Sarah Kasprowicz, MD; Peter Lio, MD; Neil Peters, MD; Theodore Rosen, MD; Elizabeth Brezinski Wallace, MD

Download the Schedule and Agenda >

THURSDAY GENERAL SESSIONS

1 Category I CME Credit Hour Each

7:00am Breakfast and Registration Desk Open
7:30am-8:30am Other Skin Cancers
Neill Peters, M.D.
8:30am-9:30am PRODUCT REVIEW THEATER
9:30am-10:30am Updates in Coding
Karl Ellzey
10:45am-11:00am PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS with Andrea Rutherford, PA-C
11:00-12:00pm Common Problems Encountered with Billing
Karl Ellzey
12:00pm-1:00pm PRODUCT THEATER LUNCH
1:00pm-2:00pm TBD
TBD
2:00pm-3:00pm Women’s Derm
Sarah Kasprowicz, M.D.
3:00pm-3:30pm EXHIBIT HALL BREAK and RAFFLE/ANNOUNCEMENTS
3:30pm-4:30pm Psoriasis
James Herrmann, M.D.
4:30pm-5:30pm TBD
TBD
 6:00pm – 8:00pm  WELCOME RECEPTION

Check website frequently for updates and RSVP deadlines.

FRIDAY GENERAL SESSIONS

1 Category I CME Credit Hour Each

7:30am-8:30am Bullous Diseases
Neill Peters, M.D.
8:30am-9:30am PRODUCT REVIEW THEATER
9:30am-10:30am TBD
TBD
10:30am-11:00am EXHIBIT HALL BREAK & RAFFLE/ANNOUNCEMENTS
11:00am-12:00pm TBD
TBD
12:00pm-1:00pm PRODUCT THEATER LUNCH/RAFFLE
1:00pm-2:00pm Peds Derm Pearls
Smita Aggarwal, M.D.
2:00pm-3:00pm Male Aesthetics
Jeffrey Hsu, M.D. and Ashish Bhatia, M.D.
3:00pm-3:30pm EXHIBIT HALL BREAK and RAFFLE/ANNOUNCEMENTS
3:30pm-4:30pm TBD
TBD
4:30pm-5:30pm TBD
TBD
 

*Please do not schedule dinner programs that conflict with the Friday Reception.

SATURDAY GENERAL SESSIONS

1 Category I CME Credit Hour Each

8:00am-9:00am Urgent and Emergencies
Peter Lio, M.D.
9:00am-10:00am PRODUCT THEATER
10:00am-10:30am EXHIBIT HALL BREAK/RAFFLE
10:30am-11:30am Integrative Derm
Peter Lio, M.D.
11:30am-12:30pm PRODUCT THEATER LUNCH/RAFFLE
12:30pm-1:30pm Rheum Derm Part I
Elizabeth Brezinski Wallace, M.D.
1:30pm-2:30pm Clinical Unknowns Part ii
Theodore Rosen, M.D.
2:30pm-3:30pm Rheum Derm Part II
Elizabeth Brezinski Wallace, M.D.
3:30pm-4:30pm Genital Lesions
Theodore Rosen, M.D.

Check website frequently for updates and RSVP deadlines.

Hotel Information

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

With sweeping views of the city skyline and Chicago River and plush oversized hotel rooms and suites, the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront provides the ideal home base for exploring our great city. All accommodations are outfitted with the latest modern amenities like complimentary high-speed Internet access, iPod docking stations and 37-inch plasma screen TVs.

Our concierge can point you to exciting Chicago attractions just minutes from the hotel. Conveniently walk to the countless great attractions including:

 

Room Single Rate Double Rate  
Standard Room 1 King Bed $219 $219

 

Check in: 3:00pm   Check out: 12:00pm

Reserve Rooms

ISDPA Midwest Dermatology Conference Group Reservations

*Reservation Group Discount Extended until July 15, 2019.

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Parking

Valet parking is available at the hotel at a daily rate of: $30.00 event day parking and $67.00 per night for overnight guests

The ISDPA strongly recommends the App, Spot Hero to find deeply discounted parking rates. Go to www.spothero.com to sign up.

Accreditation

Pre-Approved for Category I CME Credit Hours
Thursday  —–7.0 Category 1 CME
Friday ———6.0 Category 1 CME
Saturday —–6.0 Category 1 CME

Pre-Approved for 19 Category 1 CMEs

CME for Nurse Practitioners: NPs can claim credit from ISDPA conference programs, however NPs must get verification directly from American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

CME for all other health care professionals, please check with your respective credentialing organizations to be sure. The CME credentialing for the ISDPA is done through the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

CME Certificates

CME Certificates will be sent to all participants via the email address provided on the online survey.

Attendees will be asked to complete an online Needs Assessment Survey at the conclusion of the conference. The Needs Assessment Survey will help us to continually improve our conferences for the benefits of our attendees. This will help us evaluate the event and continually make improvements for your benefit.

CME Certificates for General Sessions will be emailed within seven business days of completing the Online Survey. Please check your emails from [email protected] 

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation fee of $75.00 will be charged for all registrations if cancelled between June 1 and July 14.  There will be no refunds or credits for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the conference start date, with the following exceptions.

  • Death in the Family – Provide written notification – When approved, a full refund will be made.
  • Medical Reason – Provide a letter from your Attending Physician stating the reason preventing your attendance at the Conference – If approved, your Conference Registration fee, less a $75 cancellation fee will be made.
  • Natural Disaster – Provide a letter indicating the circumstances preventing your attendance at the Conference – If approved, your Conference Registration fee, less a $75 cancellation fee will be made.

All cancellation notifications should be sent to: [email protected]

Please allow four (4) weeks for processing of any approved refund.

ISDPA reserves the right to cancel the Conference up to four (4) weeks prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, conference organizers cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and/or accommodation expenses.

Payment by Credit Card

All credit card charges relating to Conference will be made by ISDPA, your credit card statement will reflect as such. If you are using a company credit card please provide your employer with this information. Please do not dispute this charge, as it will invalidate your Registration. Checks are no longer accepted as payment for ISDPA Conference Registration.

Meals

The Conference program fee includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks for the PARTICIPANT ONLY from Thursday – Saturday. All meals will be provided by pharmaceutical or other industry as part of product theaters. Conference registrants should not register to participate in the meals if they are barred from accepting meals provided by the pharmaceutical and/or other industry by their employer and/or state licensing board. ISDPA cannot provide separate meals for participants who do not attend product theaters and participants will need to make their own meal arrangements. Registrants are asked to check their emails frequently prior to the conference as sponsored dinners and after-hour will require an RSVP to attend as space at off-site restaurants may be limited.

The Conference program fee includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks for the PARTICIPANT ONLY, as detailed in the Conference Program. All meals will be provided by pharmaceutical or other industry as part of product theaters. It is the responsibility of the participant to know their state laws and employer regulations regarding acceptance of meals and gifts. Conference registrants should not register to participate in the meals if they are barred from accepting meals and gifts (inclusive of certain thresholds) provided by the pharmaceutical and/or other industry by their employer and/or state licensing board. ISDPA cannot provide separate meals for participants who do not register to attend product theaters, and participants will need to make their own meal arrangements.

Photographing & Recording Policy

You consent to the photographing and recording of your likeness and voice and the use of these photographs and/or recordings singularly or in conjunction with other photographs and/or recordings for advertising, publicity, commercial or other business purposes. You understand that the term “photograph” encompasses both still photographs and motion picture footage. You further consent to the reproduction and/or authorization by the Producer to reproduce and use said photographs and recordings, for use in all domestic and foreign markets. You hereby release the Producer and any of its associated or affiliated companies, their directors, officers, agents, employees and customers, and appointed advertising agencies, their directors, officers, agents and employees from all claims of every kind on account of such use. You agree that the Producer shall be the sole owner of all material captured at [event] and reproduced for post-event products.

Session Photography and/or Video Recording Policy

Photography and/or video recording of any kind are strictly prohibited in the Conference sessions. Violators of this policy are subject to ejection from the Conference and refunds will not be issued. Each registrant will be required to agree to these terms while completing their registration and should abide by them.

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