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

Special Events

Schedule and descriptions subject to change. Check back for additional events.

Thursday, May 2

5:30 – 7:30 pm • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
Don’t miss this chance to relax and unwind with colleagues. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided for your enjoyment.

Friday, May 3

7:00 – 8:30 am • ACGME Independent Training Directors Meeting
James/Level 4
Discuss the latest ACGME rule changes relevant to independent and noninstitutionally-based training programs.
(no entry fee)

12:15 – 2:00 pm • ACMS Annual Business Meeting & Lunch
Grand Ballroom/Level 3
ACMS members are encouraged to attend the annual membership business meeting and lunch. This important meeting brings members up-to-date on issues of significance. The winners of the prestigious Frederic E. Mohs Award and Distinguished Service Award will be announced.

6:00 – 7:30 pm • American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) SkinPAC Member Reception
Essex B-C/Level 4
Private Event

6:30 – 8:00 pm • Reception Introducing Fellows-in-Training
Waterview Ballroom/Level 1
Exclusively for ACMS & ACGME program directors and current fellows-in-training, this event offers the opportunity to network and socialize with each other and congratulate the fellows-in-training on their upcoming graduation. The winner of the Tromovitch Award will be announced and hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

7:00 – 9:00 pm • Zitelli and Brodland Fellows Reception
Raven/Level 1
Cocktail reception for all previous fellows of Drs. Zitelli and Brodland.
(no entry fee)

Saturday, May 4

7:00 – 8:00 am • Women’s Dermatologic Society Networking Breakfast & Panel Discussion
Waterview Ballroom/Level 1
Open to all WDS Members and ACMS Meeting attendees, this breakfast will offer an opportunity to network with dermatologists at all levels in their careers. Breakfast will be provided. WDS Members: $40; Residents: $35; Non-Members: $45. For details, contact the WDS at

11:45 am – 1:30 pm • American Society of Dermatological Surgeons (ASDS) Committee Forum
Iron/Level 4
Private Meeting

12:00 – 1:00 pm • VA Mohs Surgeons Luncheon
Essex C/Level 4
Network with other Mohs surgeons working on the VA system.
(no entry fee)

12:00 – 2:00 pm • Professional Headshots
Harborside Ballroom/Level 4
Available FREE to all meeting attendees (optional), professional headshots will be taken by our photographer in the Exhibit Hall. Images will be sent electronically following the meeting for personal use. All photos will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until 2:00 pm.

5:30 – 6:30 pm • Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD), Dermatologic Surgery Section Reception
Raven/Level 1
Networking, committee updates and informal presentations.
(no entry fee)

6:30 – 9:30 pm • President's Reception
Four Seasons Hotel, Cobalt Room, Second Floor
Join colleagues to enjoy live music, cocktails, food stations and hors d’oeuvres while overlooking the Inner Harbor and marina. Tickets are available for $75 via pre-registration online; if you have already registered for the meeting, you may re-enter your registration to add this event. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase on site at the ACMS Registration Desk between 1 pm on Wednesday, May 1 until 4 pm on Saturday, May 4

Sunday, May 5

11:00 am – 12:00 pm • MOC Self-Assessment Session: Procedural Dermatology
The ACMS is offering an MOC Self-Assessment, which satisfies a portion of the self-assessment module of Component 2 in Maintenance of Certification with the American Board of Dermatology (ABD). Participants must complete the MOC Credit Form, available in the session on Sunday and return it to the ACMS Registration Desk. You must also update your ABD MOC tables to reflect the credits available for the session. Note: If you claimed MOC credits for ‘MOC: Procedural Dermatology’ at the 2015 or 2016 ACMS Annual Meeting, you cannot claim MOC credits for ‘MOC: Procedural Dermatology’, at the 2019 Annual Meeting.