December 7, 2021 Meeting Minutes

NIH/Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Business Meeting
Tuesday December 7, 2021

The meeting was called to order at 6:15pm.

I. Committee Reports

A. Advocacy: Members are receiving a periodic email with the updates from the AAD Advisory Board Committee activities provided by Sara Brooks, M.D. (DC Derm representative).

B. Scholarship Program
a. Scholarship Committee 2021-2022: Dr. Maral Skelsey (chair), Rosemarie Liu, Jennifer DeSimone and Benjamin Lockshin.
b. Ten thousand dollars has been ear marked for scholarships and grants. Applications are due by and April 1, 2022 and October 1, 2022

C. Dues
a. Please pay your dues on line at and click on Membership.

II. New Business

A. Maryland Dermatology Society President (Dr. Chikoti Wheat) invited our members to join a coding event in February sponsored by their society.

B. Dr. Alan Moshell wrote a tribute to Dr. Charles Aaronson who passed away recently.

C. Ipledge changes starting Monday, December 13th

III. Thank you to all the residents and faculty at NIH and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for preparing the conference today.

IV. The invited speakers for the meeting are: Leslie Castelo-Soccio, M.D., Ph.D. and Scott Norton, M.D., M.P.H, M.Sc.

V. CME: The society member attendants will receive 2.5 CME credits for the meeting. CME’s will be awarded to your WHC CME account according to the ZOOM attendee’s log. Please DO NOT attempt to text in for credit it will not work.

VI. Closing remarks from President Saurabh Singh, M.D.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:45pm.

Submitted by: John Garza, Administrator