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Session Information

FRM F040 - Boards and Beyond

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room C220/221/222

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Nazanin A. Saedi, MD, FAAD

Speakers:

  • Danette D. Bentley, MD, FAAD
  • Adam J. Friedman, MD, FAAD
  • Thomas D. Horn, MD, FAAD
  • Angela O. Kyei, MD, FAAD
  • Jennifer Lucas, MD, FAAD
  • Karolyn Wanat, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Describe the structure, format, and process for the American Board of Dermatology examination from the perspective of ABD administrators as well as dermatologists who recently took the examination.
  • Recognize the challenges of launching a career in dermatology.
  • Differentiate between starting in private practice and starting in academics.

Description:
After spending years training, residents find themselves with major hurdles to pass before becoming dermatologists, including taking the board examination and deciding on a career path. This session will provide information about the structure, format, and process for the American Board of dermatology examination from the perspective of ABD administrators as well as dermatologists who recently took the examination. Additionally, successful dermatologists will share some challenges that they faced when starting their careers in academics and private practice. One of the speakers will also share advice pertinent upon completion of residency.

Schedule:

Saturday, March 02
10:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Saedi
10:05 AMThe Board Exam / Dr. Horn
10:25 AMQ&A with Dr. Horn about the Board Exam / Dr. Horn
10:35 AMStarting in Academics / Dr. Lucas
10:50 AMStarting in Private Practice / Dr. Bentley
11:05 AMFive Things I Wish I Knew When I Left Residency / Dr. Friedman
11:20 AMQ&A with Drs. Bentley, Lucas, and Friedman / Dr. Friedman, Dr. Lucas, and Dr. Bentley
11:30 AMPanel Discussion: Top Tips for Studying for the Boards from Recent Test Takers / Dr. Saedi, Dr. Friedman, Dr. Kyei, and Dr. Wanat