- Editor’s Message
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- New in My Practice: Devices
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- Meeting Minute
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- In Focus: Take Charge
- Staff Management 101: Tips on Hiring, Training, and Interacting with Practice Employees
- Risk and Reward: Negotiating Goals and Relationships on the Financial Side of Aesthetic Medicine
- To Catch a Thief: Strategies to Curb Employee Theft
- Adding Cosmetics in a Functional Practice
- Editorial Board Forum: How Do You Balance Staff Management Demands?
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- Coming & Going
News from recent meetings, and a guide to upcoming events.
Cosmetic Surgery Forum Unveils Agenda
The 2013 Cosmetic Surgery Forum, taking place from December 5–7 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, recently unveiled its agenda. Course director Joel Schlessinger, MD says this year’s meeting promises attendees a host of new sessions on injectables and newer methods of filler use.
“We have added experts in cosmetic surgery this year with five new speakers, including a session on subliminal beauty by Dr. Steven Dayan,” says Dr. Schlessinger. Visit www.cosmeticsurgeryforum.com for more information.
Elevator Pitch Sessions Launching from The Medical Entrepreneur
The Medical Entrepreneur Symposium is introducing a one day event on Saturday December 7 in Delray Beach. The “Elevator Pitch Sessions” will be geared toward helping physicians learn how to fund their next venture. “We are excited this year to add another meeting to our portfolio of educational tools for physicians who are choosing to become entrepreneurs,” says Dr. Steven Hacker, Founder & Course Director of The Medical Entrepreneur Symposium. “We wanted to give physicians a one day intense meeting with a repeat of the ‘Shark Tank®’-like session we had last symposium that was filled to capacity with standing room only,” says Dr. Hacker. Early bird registration remains until Thanksgiving 2013 and costs start at $99 for physicians, residents, entrepreneurs, and students to attend and increases to $199 the day of the meeting. The symposium is being held for the third time at the Delray Beach Marriott in Delray Beach, FL. Register online at www. TheMedicalEntrepreneur.com.
TSLMS Announces New Name for its Meeting: SCALE
The Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (TSLMS) is introducing a new name and look for its 9th annual meeting—The Music City Symposium for Cosmetic Advances and Laser Education (SCALE)—which will be held at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville from February 28 to March 2, 2014. Then new name reflects the increasing scope of the meeting’s curriculum and its growth from a regional meeting to a nationally recognized event. Visit www.tnlasersociety.com/meeting-information for more information.