Dermatopathology One Day Crash Course – 15th September 2018

Course Fee : £100

The Course is designed to offer an insight into Dermatopathology, focusing on discussing the Dermatopathology annotated images included in the book Practice Questions for the Dermatology Specialty Examination 3rd Edition.

Key Features:

•  Comprehensive
We will provide you with a great platform for learning Dermatology. Attend our course for an easy-to-follow solution to your revision needs.

•   Focused
No nonsense, no irrelevant details, no time wasted! We will focus on bringing you only the key knowledge.

•   Interactive
We are using the latest technology to offer you a unique learning experience. Our small study groups mean that your questions will be answered instantly.

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00 - 11:50 A Noddy's guide to skin pathology - pattern recognition and approach to skin
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Break
  • 12:00 - 12.30 Clues in Pathology! Tips on passing the exam!
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break (No lunch provided)
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Common Skin Tumours Part 1
  • 14.30 - 15.30 Common Skin Tumours Part 2
  • 15:30 - 15:45 Break
  • 15:45 - 17:00 Common Inflammatory Conditions

Dr Iskander H. Chaudhry – Course Director

Dr Iskander H. Chaudhry is a consultant histopathologist specialising in Skin Pathology at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. He has varied experience working at St James’ Hospital, Stepping Hill Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary as a Skin and Soft Tissue Pathologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Manchester University.

He graduated from Manchester’s School of Medicine in 1996 and then embarked on a career in Pathology, training in the Mersey Deanery. In 2004 is was awarded a Fellowship at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology and trained as a dermatopathologist under Dr Eduardo Calonje and Dr Alistair Robson. In 2005, he received a visiting Fellowship to Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA for 3 months and trained under the supervision of Professor Martin Mihm Jr. He has an active role in teaching and is a founding member and on the organising committee of the London Dermatopathology Symposium, which is an International Scientific and Clinical Pathology meeting running in its 8th year.

He stood as an executive member on the national committee of the British Society of Dermatopathology and is secretary of the National Scientific Meeting of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

Dr Abbie Pugh – Course Director

Dr Abbie Pugh is a Specialist Registrar at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton in the West Midlands Deanery. She graduated from the University Of Wales College Of Medicine in 2006 and commenced histopathology speciality training in 2008 after completing her Foundation Studies in North Wales. She is actively involved in teaching medical undergraduates at the University of Birmingham and is a School STEM Ambassador. She is currently the Chair of the Trainee Members’ Group of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

Dr Jasmin Lee

Dr Jasmin Lee is a senior registrar in Histopathology. She is currently completing her training programme at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and has also worked at the Royal Marsden and Northwick Park/St Mark’s Hospitals. She has an interest in Dermatopathology and Breast Pathology, and is a regular contributing member to teaching and education within the Department and the wider university. She is also a mentor for the International Trainee Support Scheme which is run by the Royal College of Pathologists. Dr Lee is a member of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathologists, Pathological Society UK and a member of the Trainees Group for the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

Dr Mohamed Elshiekh

Dr Mohamed Elshiekh is ST3 registrar in Histopathology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He has previously worked in the Cellular Pathology departments at St Thomas’ and Kings College Hospitals. He has an interest in dermatopathology, haematopathology and cytology. Dr Elshiekh holds a NIHR academic clinical fellowship award with a special interest in haematopathology research. He is a member of the Pathological Society in the UK, the British Division of the International Academy of Pathologists and the American Society of Cytopathology.



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