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  The ArkansasDermatalogical Society 

​The Arkansas Dermatological Society Annual Meeting 

 April 4-5:  DoubleTree Hotel | Little Rock, AR       

 April 6:  UAMS | 4301 W Markham | Little Rock, AR


Click here to print out the registration form.  Please email to Nadine Gentry at ngentry@arkmed.org. 


​The Arkansas Dermatological Society Annual Meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, on Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, and on Saturday, April 6, at UAMS.  The DoubleTree Hotel is next to the Robinson Auditorium.  For hotel reservations call the DoubleTree Hotel at 1-501-372-4371.  Physicians, APN’s, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will not want to miss this opportunity to learn about the latest advances in dermatological care.  The meeting will begin with a Welcome Reception and Dinner on Thursday evening.


Thursday, April 4
6:00 pm | Welcome Reception and Dinner | Gregory Bledsoe, MD, Guest Speaker – AR Surgeon General, Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock, AR (Tentative)

 Friday, April 5
7:00 am – 7:45 am  | Exhibits Open / Breakfast with Exhibitors


7:45 am – 8:30 am | Welcome & Call to Order – Cheryl Hull, MD, ADS President

8:30 am – 9:15 am | Overview of Acceptable Use Criteria in Dermatopathology - Sara Shalin, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Dermatology, UAMS, Little Rock, AR

9:15 am – 10:00 am | Practical Dermoscopy & The Mathematics of Dermatology - Curtis Asbury, MD – Delmarva Skin PA, Selbyville, DE

10:00 am – 10:45 am | Break with Exhibitors

10:45 am – 11:30 am | Simple Cosmetics for the Simple Dermatologist – Christina Haverstock

11:30 am – 12:15 pm | Speaker:  Teresa Wright, MD – Division Chief, Pediatric Dermatology, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Dermatology & Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm | ADS Business Luncheon Meeting / Lunch with Exhibitors | Platinum Sponsor:  Eli Lilly & Co.


1:00 pm – 1:45 pm | Speaker:  Suzanne Yee, MD, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery Center, Little Rock, AR


1:45 pm – 2:30 pm | Break with Exhibitors

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm | Approach to the Hair Loss Patient – Nathaniel Phelan, MD, Phelan Dermatology, Joplin, MO

 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm | Corporatization and the Rise of Private Equity in Dermatology – Sailesh Konda, MD, University of Florida Health Dermatology, Gainesville, FL

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm | Medicare Data Trends: What Every Dermatologist Should Know – Joseph Francis, MD, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Florida; Palm Beach Dermatology, Atlantis, FL

6:30 pm | ADS Dinner | Platinum Sponsor:  Castle Biosciences

Saturday, April 6:  Meeting at UAMS

7:00 am – 8:00 am | Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:00 am | Patient Case Presentations - UAMS Residents

10:00 am – 11:00 am | AAD Coding Department Presentation (tentative) orPresentation by Cheryl Hull, MD, ADS President

 11:00 am | Adjourn