December 5, 2014 Meeting Minutes

DC Derm Day – Walter Reed NMMC
Friday, December 5, 2014

Dr. Steve Krivda called the meeting to order at 1:35 pm.

  1. Committee Reports
    1. Advocacy Committee
      1. Respond to the Call to Action to repeal the SGR by sending a letter to your member of congress.
      2. Changes in modifiers are coming. For more information read the Derm World article by Alex Miller. 59 modifiers will no longer be used.
      3. Global periods may go away. Respond to the upcoming grassroots call to action.
    2. Social Committee
      1. 2nd DC Derm Picnic will be in June in Virginia.
  2. Old Business
    1. Dr. Hyland Elizabeth Cronin was voted on and approved for membership.
  3. New Business
    1. Next Atlantic Dermatology Conference is in Philadelphia, April 24-26, 2015.
    2. Trish Brown, M.D. spoke on the benefits of working at the FDA as a Dermatology Medical Officer. If you are interested, please contact her at or Jill Lindstrom, M.D.

The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Maggiano’s in Washington, D.C.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:45 pm.

Respectfully submitted by
Kelley Pagliai Redbord, M.D.,
Vice President