SOLD OUT – FRCPath Part 2 Mock Course – 18th – 19th September 2018

Course Fee : £265

Course Overview:

This is a 2 day practical course with both mock examination and seminars preparing trainees for the FRCPath Part 2 Examination.

Day 1 - Mock Exam

Histology section Mock
Cytology section Mock
Macroscopic Dissection
Frozen sections

Day 2 - The Review

Review of the Mock Exam and Exam tips
Format of the exam and tips on getting through it
What the examiner is looking for
Analysis of group performance
Histology section
Cytopathology section
Macroscopic dissection viva forum
Frozen sections viva forum
Feedback and concluding remarks

Course Objectives:

The 2 day FRCPath Part 2 Revision Course prepares trainees for the Exam. This is a unique course giving trainees that all important pre-exam Mock (under exam conditions) with the papers individually marked and scored in line with the actual exam.

Key Features of the Course:

If this will be you second (or more) attempt at the exam, we still recommend that you do the mock exam on Day 1 as you will get personalised feedback.
Places for the course are limited to 12 candidates.
The course speakers have knowledge of the Royal College exam - some of them are examiners, and all are experienced teachers.

Target Audience:

Trainees preparing for the FRCPath Part 2 Examination.

The course will take place on 19th - 20th September 2017 and 27th - 28th February 2018.

Day 1 – 27th February 2018

  • 09:00 – 09:10 Welcome
  • 09:10 – 12:10 Histology section
  • 12:10 – 01:00 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 16:30 Cytology - Cases 1-9 (8 Gynae, 8 non-Gynae) followed by Frozen Sections (6 cases)

Day 2 – 28th February 2018

  • 08:45 – 09:00 Overview of Day 1
  • 09:00 – 10:00 Review of the Cytology Exam
  • 10:00 – 10:30 What the Examiner is Looking For and Tips for the Exam
  • 10:30 – 11:30 Histology Review Part 1
  • 11:30 – 11:35 Break
  • 11:35 – 12:30 Histology Review Part 2
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Frozen Sections
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 – 14:15 Management Scenarios
  • 14:15 – 14:45 Long Cases
  • 14:45 – 15:15 Macro Cases
  • 15:15 – 15:30 Round up of the Day and Conclusion

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 Mohamed A Ben-Gashir

Dr Mohamed Ben-Gashir has just completed his training in histopathology and he is acting-up as consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals including the dermatopathology department at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology. He graduated from Medical School in 1990, Tripoli University, Libya. In 1995, he came to the United Kingdom to undertake a Diploma in Clinical Dermatology organised by the UMDS at the time (King’s College London now) and subsequently research fellow at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London. Dr Ben-Gashir has been awarded a PhD from the University of London for his work on Childhood atopic dermatitis – Risk factors and impact on quality of life. He has presented his work at national and international meetings and he won the prize for best presentation and best paper at the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD) during the 81st annual meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists, Cardiff, July 2001. He has published a number of original papers and review articles in national and international journals.


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