April 20-22nd, 2012
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch. A limited block of rooms at significantly discounted group rate (from $279 per night) available through online registration. This 5 star resort is conveniently located 35 minutes drive time from Phoenix International Airport and 4 hours from Grand Canyon.
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The objective of Dermpedia Courses is to provide the most comprehensive in-depth updates on selected topics pertinent to everyday practice of skin pathology and dermatology.
This year’s Course will provide a brief Update on Melanoma and Melanocytic Proliferations which will focus on new molecular technologies and markers likely to revolutionize diagnostic practice and key differential diagnoses important to routine practice of dermatopathology.
The major part of the Course will be devoted to review of Critical and Urgent Diagnoses (Dermatopathology in a Hospital Setting). This module will review medical entities where skin biopsy plays a significant role with primary objective to review salient features enabling accurate diagnosis. This module will focus on entities and problems likely to be encountered by general pathologists and dermatopathologists practicing in a hospital setting.
Finally, we will present the most Comprehensive Course on Alopecia ever attempted. The objective of the Alopecia module will be to discuss all critical differential diagnoses involving alopecia. This module may also be of interest to dermatopathologists taking care of alopecia patients.The primary target audiences for the Course are practicing dermatopathologists, pathologists and dermatologists utilizing skin biopsy in their practice.
Participants will be encouraged to submit their own cases for discussion on Dermpedia website.
1- Mini Update on Melanoma and Melanocytic Proliferations:
2- Critical and Urgent Diagnoses (Dermatopathology in a Hospital Setting)
a/ Dermatopathology of a Cancer Patient
b/ Vasculitis and Related Conditions
c/ Dermatopathology of Serious Medical Conditions and Infections
d/ Drug Eruptions
e/ Diagnostic Pitfalls: Critical Diagnoses Missed or Almost Missed
3- Comprehensive Course on Alopecia
Physician Attendee Entire 3-Day Course including Alopecia Course: $975.
Physician Attendee Alopecia Course ONLY: $450.
Physician in Training Entire 3-Day Course including Alopecia Course: $595.
Physician in Training Alopecia Course ONLY: $250.
Physicians 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 the first-come, first-served basis. In order to qualify for the discounted fee of $595 you need to present a proof of being in training at the registration
To receive the discount you have to register as "physician in training" and enter "physician in training" code during registration.
A refund will be issued if requested on or before Wednesday, March 24th. Refunds are issued in the full amount, less a $50.00 registration processing fee. Substitutions are always welcome. Refunds will not be issued after the specified date. All refunds must be requested in writing.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dermatopathologists, pathologists, dermatologists and other health care professionals who incorporate dermatopathology consultations or procedures in their practice.
The program was approved by Community Medical Centers, Fresno, CA. Community Medical Centers is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Community Medical Centers takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
Community Medical Centers designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. Support given by educational funding from Dermatopathology Consultations LLC..
Faculty disclosures are pending and any relevant disclosures will be listed.
American Board of Pathology Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs):
Community Medical Centers has been approved by the American Board of Pathology to provide Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs). SAMs are a specific form of Category 1 CME required by the ABP as part of its Maintenance of Certification Program. A self-assessment post-test -- with defined acceptable performance and performance and timely feedback will be available and is required to obtain SAMs credit. At least 10 SAMs will be awarded.
To preserve the ambience of the Course only a limited number of exhibitors will be allowed to present their services or products at the Course. 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 room allowing ample opportunity to interact with the participants and faculty. The room is located between the lecture room and the open patio and will be the social center of the Course.
The exhibitor's fee ($1600 ) includes registration, participation in an official Course dinner and coffee breaks for 2 representatives. The exhibitors are eligible for all the resort discounts available to the students. The exhibitors will be asked to set up their displays on Friday 4/20/2012 from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. They can be taken down Sunday by 4pm. The exhibitors are responsible for all the costs of set up and transportation. The floor hours are Friday and Saturday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
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Optional Activities at the Venue:
Welcome to a golfer's paradise in the Valley of the Sun, where 27 holes of championship golf grace the grounds of the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa. The renowned and private Gainey Ranch Golf Club is exclusively available only to members and Hyatt guests. Surrounded by incredible scenery, under beautiful blue skies, Gainey Ranch offers a year-round exciting challenge for golfers of any skill level. Each of the three distinct nine-hole courses of our Scottsdale golf resort, designed by Benz and Poellot, offers a different experience for players. The Lakes features varied terrain in a garden-like setting and plays around a variety of water features. Dunes is set along dramatic terrain, reminiscent of Scottish Courses. Arroyo, the longest and most open course, features a meandering desert wash that provides a natural hazard throughout the nine. On a daily basis, two nines are linked together to build a different 18-hole experience, which has been rated one of the top 75 golf courses in the United States by Golf Digest and one of the top 100 resort golf courses in the world by Golf Magazine,The Dermpedia Practical Dermatopathology Update Golf Outing includes all Green and Cart fees. Prizes for Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive. Tee times will be arranged by the course beginning at 8 AM. Join your colleagues for a round of golf at one of the most spectacular courses in America.
Taliesin West Tour
Frank Lloyd Wright, recognized as the 20th century's greatest architect, literally created Taliesen West "out of the desert." Wright and his apprentices gathered rocks from the desert floor and sand from the washes to build this desert masterpiece. Taliesin West showcases Wright's brilliant ability to integrate indoor and outdoor spaces.Visit Wright's private office, the Cabaret Cinema, Music Pavilion, Seminar Theater and Mr. and Mrs. WRight's recently renovated personal living space which are all linked by dramatic terraces, gardens and walkways overlooking the rugged sonoran desert and Valley below. Knowledgeable guides explain how the architecture relates to the natural desert and provide an overview of Wright's basic theories of design. In addition, guests will visit the dramatic Living Room and sit in Wright-designed furniture. Your guide will also provide an inspiring overview of Wright's design theories, the history of the site, and the interesting activities of the Taliesin Fellowship Community. Finally, refreshments will be served in the colorful Taliesin Fellowship dining room with added in-depth commentary.
Whether you're a drugstore cowboy or a city slicker, it's time to saddle up. And we've got the horse for you! Relax as our professional guides take you on the most scenic horseback riding trails in Arizona. Enjoy the breathtaking sites as you wander by flowering cactus, rugged mountains, and abundant plant and animal life during your ride. This scenic trail ride meanders through the lush Sonoran Desert, and gradually climbs to grassy mesas with soaring cottonwoods, sandy washes, and spectacular views. A true Southwestern experience. Includes round trip transportation via deluxe vehicles, professional wrangler guides and a one and one half hour trail ride.
Sessions for this Event
Update on Melanoma and Melanocytic Proliferations:
Critical and Urgent Diagnosis (Dermatopathology in a Hospital Setting)
Comprehensive Course on Alopecia: