Illinois Dermatological Society
2023 Mid-year Conference
for Physicians, Residents & Staff
Practice Management and Advocacy

 Friday, September 29, 2023
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Conference Information

Please join the Illinois Dermatological Society for another information-packed half-day conference that will be of interest to physicians and practice administrators.   Key topics and presenters include:

  • Key Tools to Help You Build a Great Practice
    • Tom Restivo; EOS Worldwide; Bloomington, IL
  • Risk Management Tips for Dermatologists:  Reducing your malpractice exposure
    • Mike O'Neill, Assistant Vice President; ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company; Chicago, IL
  • A Mid-year Update on Coding and Medicare for Dermatologists
    • Jackie Thelian; Medco Consultants, Inc.; Fresh Meadows, NY
  • Legal Issues that Every Medical Practice Should Keep in Mind
    • Christina M. Kuta, JD; Roetzel Law Firm; Chicago, IL
  • A Legislator's Perspective on How Doctors Can Be a Positive Influence
    • The Honorable Bob Morgan; Chair, Health Care Licenses Committee, Illinois House of Representatives; Highwood, IL
  • The Value of Your ISMS Membership through the IDS Group and Crucial Issues in the Illinois Legislature
    • Erin O'Brien, Senior Vice President, State Legislative Affairs; Illinois State Medical Society; Chicago, IL
  • The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Online Reputation
    • Ryan Schumacher, Founder & CEO; Satisfied Patient; Chicago, IL

Detailed Program -- CLICK HERE

Who should attend:

  • Practicing dermatologists
  • Residents/fellows in training
  • Recent graduates now in practice
  • Office administrators & administrative staff
  • Physician assistants and nurse practitioners
  • New employees to a medical practice

Meet Our Program Leader

Murad Alam, MD

President, Illinois Dermatological Society
Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
Chief of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery
Professor of Dermatology, Medical Social Sciences, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Surgery; Northwestern University; Chicago, IL


Registration & Fees

There is no fee associated with this meeting for IDS members and their non-physician employees, but advance registration is required.  Member offices may register the physician and/or as many office staff as you wish.  

  • If the doctor is attending, click on the "Register Yourself" button and complete the information requested. If not attending, then go ahead and click on "Register Guest" to sign up your office staff.
  • For each staff member attending, click the "Register Guest" button.  Once all of the attendee names have been entered, click on the "Next" button, review the information and then click "Submit."  
  • Each attendee will receive their own confirmation email.


Log-in using your IDS website username and password.  (IDS member user names were included in an email sent to all doctors.)

Please contact the IDS office if you need help logging in . . . 847-680-1666 or [email protected] 

Our Workshop Faculty

Conference Location

The meeting will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont (near O'Hare International Airport).  We'll be meeting in Ballroom #1 on the first level of the conference center.



CLICK HERE for details about how to sign up to display at this conference.


Contact the IDS Administrative Office:

     Phone: 847-680-1666
     Email:  [email protected]


Last Updated on Monday, August 28, 2023 06:28 PM