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CRS C021 - Basic Dermatopathology: Neoplastic

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 5.50

Location: Mile High Ballroom 2C

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Jane Margaret Grant-Kels, MD, FAAD - Handout

  • Clay J. Cockerell, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Soheil Dadras, MD, PhD - Handout
  • Rosalie Elenitsas, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • George W. Elgart, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Katalina Ferenczi, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Lynne J. Goldberg, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Hideko Kamino, MD - Handout
  • Christine Ko, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Arni K. Kristjansson, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Rossitza Z. Lazova, MD - Handout
  • Philip E. LeBoit, MD
  • Timothy H. McCalmont, MD - Handout
  • Ronald P. Rapini, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Clifton Robert White, Jr., MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the best dermatopathologic approach to cutaneous neoplasia
  • Distinguish benign from malignant neoplasms.
  • Identify the cell of origin of the neoplasm

The course will cover benign and malignant neoplasms of the skin and is directed to dermatology residents preparing for their certification exam and practicing dermatologist who would like to review the dermatopathology of cutaneous neoplasia.


Monday, March 24
9:00 AMWelcome and Overview / Dr. Grant-Kels
9:10 AMPractical Immunoperoxidase and Molecular Pathology / Dr. Dadras
9:30 AMSebaceous Neoplasms / Dr. Kristjansson
9:45 AMFollicular Neoplasms / Dr. Rapini
10:00 AMEccrine and Apocrine Neoplasms / Dr. McCalmont
10:20 AMQuestion and Answer Panel / Dr. Kristjansson, Dr. Rapini, Dr. Dadras, and Dr. McCalmont
10:30 AMBreak /
10:45 AMLymphoma and Pseudolymphoma / Dr. Ferenczi,
11:10 AMFibrohistiocytic Neoplasms / Dr. Kamino
11:35 AMNeural and Muscle Neoplasms / Dr. White
11:50 AMQuestion and Answer Panel / Dr. Ferenczi,, Dr. Kamino, and Dr. White
12:00 PMBreak /
2:00 PMFat and Osseous Neoplasms / Dr. Cockerell
2:15 PMVascular Neoplasms / Dr. Ko
2:35 PMBenign Epithelial Neoplasms and Cysts / Dr. Elenitsas
2:55 PMPremalignant and Malignant Epithelial Neoplasms / Dr. Goldberg
3:20 PMQuestion and Answer Panel / Dr. Cockerell, Dr. Ko, Dr. Elenitsas, and Dr. Goldberg
3:30 PMBreak /
3:45 PMBenign Melanocytic Neoplasms / Dr. Lazova
4:10 PMThe Melanomas / Dr. LeBoit
4:35 PMMetastatic Neoplasms / Dr. Elgart
4:50 PMQuestion and Answer Panel / Dr. LeBoit, Dr. Lazova, and Dr. Elgart