Who Should Attend?


The Practical Symposium is an educational meeting designed for: 



Mohs Surgeons



Plastic Surgeons that Treat Skin Disorders

Family Practitioners that Treat Skin Disorders

Podiatrists that Treat Skin Disorders

Dermatology Physician Assistants

Dermatology Nurse Practitioners

Dermatology and Mohs Fellows

Dermatopathology Fellows

Dermatology Residents

Pathology Residents


Top Reasons to Attend

1) Earn Category 1 CME Credits Taught by World-Renowned Luminaries
Virtually all of the major topics of dermatology and dermatopathology will be covered in this 4-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.


2) MOC Credit

AB Dermatology and AB Pathology members have the opportunity to earn MOC credits.


3) Sessions on Fillers, Superficial Radiation Therapy, Molecular Diagnosis and Prognosis, Pediatric Dermatology, Therapeutics and more...

Creative sessions on updates in these important topics are included for more intense didactic education.


4) Slide Review Sessions Taught by Up and Coming Leaders in Dermatopathology

We will have a comprehensive slide review session that will prepare those studying for recertification or other examinations taught by some of the most brilliant rising superstars in the field of dermatopathology. 


5) Vail!
Escape the summer heat in the beautiful Vail Valley.
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. 

Practical Symposium 2022 | Beaver Creek, CO

Practical Symposium Goals & Information


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


Comprehensive agenda topics covering numerous aspects of dermatology and dermatopathology through engaging lectures with clinicopathologic correlation


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-assesment and review sessions

Educational Objectives


 Attendees will be able to:


  • 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 treatment of dermatologic disorders including biologics, combination therapy and the future of treatment


  • 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 the treatment of skin lesions including cryotherapy, radiation therapy, photodynamic therapy and light therapy

Practical Symposium 2022 | Beaver Creek, CO