April 2014 Meeting Minutes

Washington D.C. Dermatological Society
Business Meeting Minutes
Georgetown University Hospital Hosted by Washington Hospital Center
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Dr. Benjamin Lockshin called the meeting to order at 6:58 pm.

I. Minutes from the March 4th, 2014 meeting were reviewed and approved.

II. Committee Reports

  1. Advocacy Committee:  Please attend the upcoming Legislative Conference September 7-9, 2014 and present a united voice to Congress about dermatology’s most pressing issues.  Dr. Dirk Elston’s lecture also highlighted the pressing AAD, health care and advocacy issues and updates.
  2. Social Committee:  Everyone should attend the Argentina-style BBQ Family event Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Cabin John Park in Rockville, MD.
  3. Website Development Committee:  The new website will be ready mid June.  Look for a survey to fill out your practice information and hours.

III. Old Business

  1. Melissa Lynn Abrams, M.D. and Hon Pak, M.D. were voted on and approved for membership.

IV.New Business

  1. New membership applications were presented:  Andrea Morris, M.D. and J. Michael Gagnier, M.D.  They will be voted on at the next meeting.

The last two meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, May 13th at 6:30 pm at Howard University and Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at the NIH.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:03 pm.

Respectfully submitted by
Kelley Redbord, M.D.,

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