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2021 Dermatology PEARLS | PA & NP Learning Symposium
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
3315 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
United States
404-946-9000

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Thursday, September 09, 2021, 7:30 AM to Saturday, September 11, 2021, 5:15 PM EDT
Category: Events

 13th Annual Conference | September 9-11, 2021 at the InterContinental Buckhead

Dermatology PEARLS is a three-day medical education program designed as a comprehensive education experience for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners working in the dermatology specialty.  The Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants is pleased to host Dermatology PEARLS for our colleagues across the nation.  We invite you to join us for three days of intensive education and Tracks to build your knowledge and competence in the specialty of Dermatology.

A large consideration in our meeting planning involves the recruitment of a faculty panel that represents thought leaders in the dermatology specialty as well as real-world clinicians who provide practical insight into diagnosing and caring for patients.

COVID-19 Policy:   It is the intent of the GDPA to host an in-person live conference for 2021.  Attendees will be expected to take all proper precautions recommended by the CDC at the time of the in-person meeting including vaccination against COVID-19, if medically appropriate.

Conference Fees: 

Early Bird (Through 7/31/2021)

  • $199  GDPA Member
  • $229  Non-Member PA/NP/MD/etc
  • $200  PA Student

Regular Rates (8/1/2021 through 9/3/2021)

  • $350 GDPA Member
  • $380 Non-Member PA/NP/MD/etc
  • $200 PA Student

On-Site Rates (Subject to Availability)

  • $470 GDPA Member
  • $500 Non-Member PA/NP/MD/etc
  • $250 Student

Please note: Registration for the conference is restricted to licensed medical professionals and dermatology industry members.

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 Featured 2021 Lectures:

  • Dermatoses in Pregnancy - by James Treat MD
  • Approach to the Geriatric Derm Patient  - by Ted Rosen MD
  • The PCOS Patient & Skin Changes - by Joslyn Kirby MD
  • Microbiome of the Skin and Clinical Implications - by Adam Friedman MD
  • Pantones in Dermatology - by Zakiya Rice MD
  • PRP & Stem Cells for Hair Loss - by Gary Goldenberg MD

Optional Track Sessions (Included with Registration):

Track 1: Trends in Fillers & Neurotoxins Lecture

Instructor: Allie McAllister NP | Included with Registration Fee | Up to 2 Category 1 CME hours.

 Track 2: Lasers for Aesthetics Lecture

Instructor: Jason Clark MD | Included with Registration Fee | Up to 1 Category 1 CME hours.

 Track 3: Lasers to Manage Cutaneous Conditions Lecture

Instructor: Jason Clark MD | Included with Registration Fee | Up to 1 Category 1 CME hours.

Optional Workshops (Additional Fee Applies):

Workshop 1: Beginners Cutaneous Surgery Workshop

Instructor: Douglas DiRuggiero PA-C | $95 Supply Fee | Up to 2 Category 1 CME hours.

Workshop 2: Advanced Suturing Techniques

Instructor: Douglas DiRuggiero PA-C | $95 Supply Fee | Up to 2 Category 1 CME hours.

Pre-Requisites: Attendees should have a basic understanding of simple interrupted sutures and buried suture techniques.


 InterContinental Buckhead Hotel Information:

Hotel Reservations: A limited block of rooms have been reserved at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel at the single/double rate of $209.00 plus 16.9% tax per night for standard rooms plus Georgia State Hotel-Motel fee of $5.00 per room per night. There is an additional fee for each additional person. Children up to and including the age of 18 years are free when occupying the same room as their parents. Rates are available until August 20, 2021, or until the entire room block has been filled whichever comes first. Any reservations requested after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability.

Conference organizers assume no responsibility beyond securing reduced rates on behalf of the Participant. You MUST cancel your reservation with the Hotel 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty. An early departure fee of $75 will apply if a guest checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date. The hotel will confirm arrival/departure dates with guests at check-in. Check-in time is 3:00 pm and checkout time is 12:00 pm. All reservations must be accompanied by a first-night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. The Hotel’s policy requires a credit card imprint upon check-in.

Reservations can be made online using this link which can also be found in your conference registration confirmation email or by calling the hotel reservations department at 404-946-9191 and identifying yourself as a member of the GDPA Group.

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL PARKING

  • Daily Self-Parking: $10.00
  • Daily Valet-Parking: $18.00
  • Overnight Self-Parking: $31.00 – discounted to $26.00
  • Overnight Valet-Parking: $41.00 – discounted to $36.00

Event Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancellations:  A cancellation fee of $99.00 will be charged for all registrations canceled prior to July 1, 2021, with written notification to GDPA, 6547 Preakness Pass, Bulverde, TX 78163 or by email to [email protected]  Please allow 4 weeks for processing of any approved refund.  

For any cancellations made after June 30, 2021, due to medical reasons, a letter from your attending physician stating that the medical reasons will prevent attendance at the Conference, must be sent along with a written cancellation notification to GDPA. If approved your Conference Registration Fee less a $99.00 cancellation fee will then be applied to next year’s GDPA Derm PEARLS Conference.

For any cancellations made after June 30, 2021, due to natural disaster, a letter indicating the circumstances that will prevent attendance at the Conference, must be sent along with a written cancellation notification to GDPA, 6547 Preakness Pass, Bulverde, TX 78163. If approved your Conference Registration Fee less a $99.00 cancellation fee will then be refunded.

For any cancellations made after June 30, 2021, due to immediate death in the family (child, partner, spouse, parent or grandparents) a written cancellation notification to GDPA, 6547 Preakness Pass, Bulverde, TX 78163. If approved your Conference Registration Fee less a $99.00 cancellation fee will be refunded.   

There will be NO refund for any cancellations made after June 30, 2021 for any other reasons.

GDPA reserves the right to cancel the meeting 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 other accommodation expenses.


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Contact: Rose Hawker - [email protected]