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PAC Pearls

Please find all Pearls written by the Practice Advisory Committee, published on the WDS blog and social media.

2024 Pearls

Tips for How to Get Involved With the Industry
Creating Joy and Fun at Work

2023 Pearls

Achieving Work/Life Balance

2022 Pearls

How to Keep Your Wits About You: Maximizing Mental and Physical Health in Medicine
How to Manage Your Family Outside of Work Life
Creating Patient Loyalty for Retail Products
Current Trends in Practice Marketing
Top Pearls for Starting Your Own Practice
Best Systems for Handling Cash in the Office
Creating an Effective and Efficient Provider Schedule
Garnering Patient Trust During a Pandemic
What You Should Demand From Your Non-Clinician Staff
Building a Successful and Sensible Social Media Presence

2021 Pearls

How to Create an Effective Team
Building Successful Partnerships
Recruiting and Retaining Excellent Staff


2020 Pearls

Contract Considerations Beyond Compensation

New Online Digital E/M Service Codes for 2020


2019 Pearls

Difficult Conversations with Patients

Difficult Conversations with Employees

Keeping Up Office Morale

Should I Buy That Laser?

Photography in the Clinic

Avoiding the MIPS Penalty in 2019

Tips and Pearls on Consent Forms for Surgical and Cosmetic Procedures in Dermatology

Going the Extra Mile for Customer Service

Best Professional Advice

Recommended Practice Management Sessions at the AAD

Recommended Dermatology Meetings


2018 Pearls

CMS Final Rule and Telederm

Tips to Manage Hiring and Firing in Your Dermatology Practice

Managing Angry Patients

Tips to Avoid Burnout in Your Practice

New Skin Biopsy Codes

Practice Management Classes at Summer Academy

Pearls for the First Year Out of Residency

Webinar: How to Choose Your Path - Part 2

Webinar: How to Choose Your Path - Part 1

Webinar: Building a Brand

How to Avoid the MIPS Penalty in 2018

Webinar: Successfully Negotiating Your Contract


2017 Pearls

New CMS Codes for PDT

Avoiding Theft in the Office

Trends in Dermatology Practices and the Implications for the Workforce

How to Avoid the MIPS Penalty