NY Dermatopatology Update Symposium

22nd-23rd June 2018

AMA PAR Category 1 Credits

Platinum Sponsor: PathPresenter
Organised by DermpathPRO

Venue: New York Hilton Midtown

Update on Melanocytic Proliferations, Adnexal Tumors, Soft Tissue Neoplasms and Inflammatory Dermatoses by a highly distinguished International faculty



  • Steve Billings, MD
  • Nooshin Brinster, MD
  • Clay Cockerell, MD
  • Garrett Desman, MD
  • Dirk Elston, MD
  • Jerad Gardner, MD
  • Matthew Goldberg, MD
  • Christine Ko, MD
  • Robert Phelps, MD
  • Victor Prieto, MD
  • Ronald Rapini, MD
  • Rajendra Singh, MD


Principal Director

  • Rajendra Singh, MD


Associate Directors

  • Iskander Chaudhry, MD
  • Clay Cockerell, MD
  • Robert Phelps, MD



  • Attendees will review virtual slides over the cloud prior to attending the course
  • Faculty will review the same slides in course with differential diagnosis and clinico-pathological correlation
  • Attendees can be onsite or view live lectures from anywhere in the world
  • Recorded lectures will be available to attendees after the course
  • Virtual slides will be available to view after the course



Physician Attendee Entire 2 day Course:

Early Registration Fee $600 (deadline 4/30/2018)

Full Fee $750

Physician-In-Training, Entire 2 day Course:

Early Registration Fee $400 (with complimentary receptions)

(deadline 4/30/2018)

Full Fee $550

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NY Dermatopatology Update Symposium


Physician-In-Training Discount:

We set aside a limited number of significantly discounted admissions for physicians-in-training (residents and fellows).  These admissions will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  In order to qualify for the discounted fees you need to present proof of being in training at registration.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: 

A refund will be issued if requested on or before April 20, 2018.  Refunds are issued in the full amount, less a $50.00 processing fee.  After the deadline, only the credits towards tuition for future courses amounting to 50% of the course fee will be offered.  All refunds must be requested in writing or by email. 

CME Credits:

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty disclosures will be listed in the Course Handout.


To preserve the ambience of the course only a limited number of exhibitors will be allowed to present their services or products.  Each exhibiting company will be provided with one 6 feet x 30 inches (or 16 inches, if requested) table and free power outlet.  The tables may be located in the breakout/coffee break area, allowing ample opportunity to interact with the participants and faculty. The area will be the social center of the course.  

The exhibitor's fee includes registration, participation in our official Course Reception and coffee breaks for two representatives.  The exhibitors are eligible for any discounts available to students.  The exhibitors will be asked to set up their displays according to the Hyatt policy.  The exhibitors are responsible for all the costs of set up and transportation.  The floor hours are Thursday and Friday from 7:00am - 5:00pm 

In order to apply, send an email to  info@dermpathpro.com and specify: 

  1. Company name
  2. Company address
  3. Brief Description of Products/Services
  4. Contact Person (name, address, email, telephone, fax)
  5. Number of Representatives



22 June 2018

23 June 2018

Morning Session


Soft Tissue Neoplasms

Steve Billings, MD (Chair)

Jerad Gardner, MD

Victor Prieto MD

Rajendra Singh, MD


Melanocytic Proliferations

Clay Cockerell, MD (Chair)

Dirk Elston, MD

Robert Phelps, MD

Victor Prieto, MD





0800-0900 Update on Adult and Pediatric Fibrohistiocytic Tumors-Steve Billings


900-930 Vascular Lesions-Steve Billings


945-1030  Adipocytic, Neural,  Skeletal lesions: potential pitfalls in diagnosis and use of ancillary investigations-Jerad Gardner


1030-1100 Diagnosing lesions of Uncertain histogenesis-Jerad Gardner


1100-1230 Slide Seminar Cases (12 cases)


0800-0840 Historic and current understanding of Dysplastic Nevi-Victor Prieto


0840-0920 Spitzoid and dermal pigmented melanocytic proliferations-Robert Phelps


0920-1000 The many faces of  Melanoma-Dirk Elston


1020-1100 Molecular aspects of melanoma-diagnosis, prognosis and treatment-Clay Cockerell


1100-1230 Slide Seminar Cases (12 cases)

Afternoon Session


Adnexal Tumors

Victor Prieto, MD (Chair)

Robert Phelps, MD

Rajendra Singh, MD

Garrett Desman, MD



Inflammatory Dermatoses

Ronald Rapini, MD (Chair)

Nooshin Brinster, MD

Christine Ko, MD

Dirk Elston, MD

Dermpath Blitz Short Course

Dirk Elston, MD(Chair)

Clay Cockerell, MD

Matthew Goldberg MD

Ronald Rapini, MD

Rajendra Singh, MD




1400-1440 Spectrum of Follicular neoplasms-Rajendra Singh


1440-1530 Current concepts in Eccrine/apocrine neoplasms-Robert Phelps


1530-1600 Sebaceous neoplasms and Muir Torre Syndrome -Garrett Desman


1620-1700 Recently described and controversial adnexal neoplasms-Victor Prieto


1700-1830 Slide Seminar Cases (12 cases)

1400-1440 Approach to Inflammatory lesions-Ronald Rapini


1440-1520 Perivascular Dermatitis and Vasculopathy-Nooshin Brinster


1520- Approach to Alopecia-Dr. Elston


1620-1700 Approach to Bullous Dermatoses-Christine Ko


1700-1830 Slide Seminar Cases (12 cases)


1400-1445 Dirk Elston, MD


1445-1530 Matthew Goldberg, MD


1600-1645 Ronald Rapini, MD


1645-1730 Rajendra Singh, MD


1730-1815 Clay Cockerell, MD