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Practical Symposium

The Practical Symposium is designed for: 

  • Dermatologists

  • Mohs Surgeons

  • Dermatopathologists

  • Pathologists

  • Dermatology Physician Assistants

  • Dermatology Nurse Practitioners

  • Plastic Surgeons that Treat Skin Disorders

  • Family Practitioners that Treat Skin Disorders

  • Podiatrists that Treat Skin Disorders

  • Dermatology and Mohs Fellows

  • Dermatopathology Fellows

  • Dermatology Residents

  • Pathology Residents 

Busting Burnout Panel Discussion

JAK Inhibitor Therapy for Dermatologic Disorders

What to do When the Diagnosis is Elusive

Top Reasons to Attend

Earn CME | Presented by World-Renowned Luminaries
Virtually all of the major topics of dermatology and dermatopathology will be covered in this 3.5-day comprehensive seminar. Learn the essentials of clinicopathologic correlation, the cornerstone of dermatology and dermatopathology. You can satisfy your entire yearly CME requirements in one meeting.
Earn MOC Credit
AB Dermatology and AB Pathology members have the opportunity to earn MOC credits.
Sessions on Fillers, Superficial Radiation Therapy, Molecular Diagnosis, Pediatric Dermatology, Therapeutics, and much more...
Creative sessions and updates on these essential topics are included for a more intense didactic education.
Self-Pace Digital Slide Review
We will have a comprehensive slide review session that will prepare those studying for the in-service or recertification exams. 
The Vail Valley
Escape the summer heat in the beautiful Vail Valley.

Practical Symposium Goals

Achieve your educational goals with the ability to earn CME hours and MOC credits.

Comprehensive agenda topics covering a broad spectrum of dermatology and clinicopathologic correlation topics through engaging lectures.
Advance your knowledge base by interacting in live demonstrations featuring emerging dermatologic technologies.
Access to specialty and industry luminaries to strengthen your clinical and diagnostic skill sets.
Expand your professional and social networks by mingling with colleagues, key opinion leaders, and industry executives.
Prepare for the board or recertification exam through intense self-assessment and review sessions.

Educational Objectives

  •  Translate the current trends and future innovations associated with clinical dermatology and dermatopathology.


  • Demonstrate an improved knowledge base of the various treatment options and the use of multiple modalities in treating specific dermatologic disorders.


  • Recall the basic principles for the treatment of dermatologic disorders, including biologics, combination therapy, and evolving treatment options.


  • Implement learned skills about the clinical and histopathologic features, management, and treatment of common skin cancers and non-cancerous skin disorders.


  • Evaluate new diagnostic and treatment algorithms for pigmented neoplasms (including melanoma), carcinomas, and inflammatory conditions.


  • Assess the use of physical therapies in treating skin lesions, including cryotherapy, radiation therapy, photodynamic therapy, and light therapy.

We would be honored to have you join us in Vail. 
We know that you will come away learning an incredible amount and have a great time in the process. 

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