American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) 51st Annual Meeting

Program

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Designed primarily for ACMS members, the purpose of the Annual Meeting is for members to attend scientific educational sessions for continuing medical education. The Annual Meetings consist of masters’ panels, interactive sessions, hands-on workshops, and oral and poster abstract presentations featuring the latest developments in Mohs and dermatologic surgery. Topics will include cutaneous oncology and pathology, fundamentals of dermatologic surgery, advanced reconstruction, and more. The target audiences for these programs include members of the ACMS, residents and fellows-in-training,  non-member physicians and surgical assistants who work with ACMS members.

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Program at a Glance

Wednesday, May 1

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Fellows-in-Training Hands-on Cutaneous Flap Workshop
1:00 – 4:00 pm Hand & Nail Workshop
1:00 – 6:00 pm Registration and Presentation Upload Kiosks available
6:00 – 8:00 pm Fellows-in-Training Mohs Surgery Histotechnology and Lab Set Up Workshop

 

Thursday, May 2

6:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Presentation Upload Kiosks available
7:00 – 8:15 am Concurrent Morning Mini-Sessions:
  • 103.1 Step by Step: Scar Revision (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 103.2 Step by Step: Tunneled Flaps ♦ (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 103.3 Public Policy Update 2019 (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 103.4 Immunohistochemistry for Mohs: Melanoma and Beyond (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 103.5 Transplant Update (1.25 Credit Hours)
8:30 – 9:00 am Welcome & AAD Update (0.50 Credit Hour)
9:00 – 9:45 am Literature Review (0.75 Credit Hour)
9:30 am – 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:45 – 10:00 am Break (CME Not offered)
10:00 – 11:00 am Tromovitch Award Abstract Session (1.00 Credit Hour)
11:00 – 12:00 pm Step by Step: Lip Reconstruction (1.00 Credit Hour)
12:00 – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch (provided) (CME Not offered)
1:00 – 2:00 pm Rare Tumors: AFX, EMPD, DFSP (1.00 Credit Hour)
2:00 – 2:45 pm Mohs for Melanoma (0.75 Credit Hour)
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break (CME Not offered)
3:00 – 4:00 pm Clinical Pearls Abstract Session (1.00 Credit Hour)
4:00 – 5:00 pm Video Reconstruction: Advancement and Rotation Flaps (1.00 Credit Hour)
5:30 – 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome Reception (CME Not offered)

Represents advanced expertise level course
 

Friday, May 3

6:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration and Presentation Upload Kiosks available
7:00 – 8:15 am Concurrent Morning Mini-Sessions:
  • 202.1 Step by Step: Interpolation Flaps ♦ (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 202.2 Surgical Safety (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 202.3 Anticoagulation and Bleeding (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 202.4 Running Your Mohs Lab: QI, QC, CLIA, CAP ♦ (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 202.5 Secrets to Successful Skin Grafts (1.25 Credit Hours)
8:30 – 9:15 am Step by Step: Auricular Reconstruction ♦ (0.75 Credit Hour)
9:15 – 9:45 am Management of High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (0.50 Credit Hour)
9:30 am – 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:45 – 10:00 am Break (CME Not offered)
10:00 – 11:00 am Information and Innovation in Cutaneous Oncology (1.00 Credit Hour)
11:00 – 12:00 pm Keynote: Putting the Learning Back in Machine Learning (1.00 Credit Hour)
Guest Speaker: Leonard D'Avolio, PhD
12:15 – 2:00 pm ACMS Annual Business Meeting & Lunch (Non-CME Session)
Non-members and guests: lunch on your own; visit the Exhibit Hall
2:00  – 2:15 pm Fellow-in-Training Clinicopathologic Case Competition Award Winner (0.25 Credit Hour)
2:15  – 3:15 pm Digital Diagnostic Quality Control Exam Review (1.00 Credit Hour)
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break (CME Not offered)
3:30 – 4:30 pm Scientific Abstract Session (1.00 Credit Hour)
4:30 – 5:15 pm Video Reconstruction: Transposition Flaps ♦ (0.75 Credit Hour)
5:30 – 6:30 pm Program Directors’ Session (Non-CME Session)
6:30 – 8:00 pm Fellows-in-Training Reception (CME Not offered)

Represents advanced expertise level course
 

Saturday, May 4

6:30 am – 4:00 pm Registration and Presentation Upload Kiosks available
7:00 – 8:15 am Concurrent Morning Mini-Sessions:
  • 302.1 Step by Step: Reconstruction Involving Multiple Cosmetic Subunits ♦
    (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 302.2 Mohs on the Hands and Feet ♦ (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 302.3 Pain Control and Opioid Prescribing (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 302.4 Mohs on the Genitalia ♦ (1.25 Credit Hours)
  • 302.5 Merkel Cell Carcinoma Update (1.25 Credit Hours)
8:30 – 9:15 am Step by Step: Nasal Reconstruction (0.75 Credit Hour)
9:15 – 10:00 am Slippery Slides: Artifacts, Mimickers, and Challenges in Frozen Sections ♦ (0.75 Credit Hour)
9:30 am – 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 – 10:15 am Break (CME Not offered)
10:15 – 11:00 am Skin Cancer Update: University of Maryland Perspective (0.75 Credit Hour)
Guest Speakers: Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA & Scott E. Strome, MD
11:00 – 12:00 pm Multidisciplinary Tumor Board (1.00 Credit Hour)
Guest Panelists: Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, Scott E. Strome, MD, & Petr F. Hausner, MD, PhD
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (CME Not offered)
1:00 – 1:30 pm Eyelid and Orbital Anatomy (0.50 Credit Hour)
Guest Speaker: Nirusha Lachman, PhD
1:30 – 1:45 pm Computer-Assisted Design for Periocular Reconstruction (0.25 Credit Hour)
Guest Speaker: Nicholas R. Mahoney, MD
1:45 – 2:30 pm Oculoplastic Approach to Eyelid Reconstruction (0.75 Credit Hour)
Guest Speaker: M. Reza Vagefi, MD
2:30 – 3:15 pm How Would You Reconstruct This Eyelid? ♦ (0.75 Credit Hour)
Guest Panelists: Nicholas R. Mahoney, MD & M. Reza Vagefi, MD
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break (CME Not offered)
3:30 – 4:30 pm Rapid Pearl Abstract Session (1.00 Credit Hour)
4:30 – 5:15 pm Defining Quality in Mohs Surgery (0.75 Credit Hour)
6:30 – 9:30 pm President's Reception (CME Not offered)

Represents advanced expertise level course
 

Sunday, May 5

7:00 – 10:00 am Presentation Upload Kiosks available
8:30 – 9:15 am Controversies in Mohs Surgery(0.75 Credit Hour)
9:15 – 10:00 am Case-Based Coding (0.75 Credit Hour)
10:00 – 11:00 am Video Reconstruction: Advanced Flaps (1.00 Credit Hour) ♦
11:00 – 12:00 pm MOC Self-Assessment: Procedural Dermatology (Non-CME Session)
12:00 pm Meeting Adjourned

Represents advanced expertise level course