Illinois Dermatological Society
Practice Management Workshop
for Physicians, Residents & Staff

 Saturday, January 8, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Course Information

The following topics will be presented . . . 

  • Dermatology Coding and Medicare Updates for Doctors & Staff
  • Optimizing Surgical Outcomes in Dermatology
  • Compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act
  • Cybersecurity Protection for Dermatology Practices

View the complete program in PDF format - 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

Registration & Fees

There is no fee associated with this meeting, 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]

Conference Location

The meeting will take place at the Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road in Rosemont.

  • View a Google Map for the convention center location
  • Parking is available for $15 in the convention center parking garage... enter by turning west from River Road (immediately in front of the convention center) . . .  entrance between the Doubletree Hotel and the Embassy Suites.
  • Use the covered "Skywalk" to get over to the conference center from the parking garage.

Our Workshop Faculty

  • Amy Derick, MD - President, Illinois Dermatological Society; Medical Director, Derick Dermatology
  • Faith McNicholas; Manager, Coding & Reimbursement/Practice Management; American Academy of Dermatology Association (AAD); Rosemont, IL
  • George Hruza, MD; AAD Past-president, Adjunct Professor of Dermatology at St. Louis University and Director of the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery; Chesterfield, MO
  • Murad Alam, MD; Vice Chair, Northwestern University Department of Dermatology; Chicago, IL
  • Chris Nichols, Derick Dermatology

Questions?  Contact the IDS Administrative Office:

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

Last Updated on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 02:25 PM