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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 EST
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: 

  • $199  GDPA Fellow/Associate Member
  • $229  Non-Member PA/NP/MD/Etc
  • $200  PA Student

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

REGISTRATION FORM

 Conference Agenda

 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
  • Challenges & Promises of JAK Inhibitors - by Adam Friedman MD
  • Cutaneous Dermatology in Children of Color - by Zakiya Rice MD
  • PRP & Stem Cells for Hair Loss - by Gary Goldenberg MD
  • Cultural Competence in Dermatology - by Roopal Kundu MD

Optional Track Sessions (Included with Registration):

Track 1: Trends in Fillers & Neurotoxins Lecture

Instructor: April Harrison PA-C | 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.

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.

Meeting Details:

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.


REGISTRATION FORM

Contact: Rose Hawker - [email protected]