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8th Annual Practical Course in Dermoscopy and Update on Malignant Melanoma

Friday, December 6

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:45 a.m. Welcome and Pre-Test
Barbara A. Pockaj, M.D.
Session I  
8:00 a.m. History of Melanoma
Travis W. Blalock, M.D.
8:40 a.m. Sun Protection Update
Steven A. Nelson, M.D.
9:05 a.m. Biopsy Type and Technique: Does it Matter?
Margot S. Peters, M.D.
9:30 a.m. Quality Metrics for Melanoma and Other
Cutaneous Cancers
Suzanne M. Connolly, M.D.
9:55 a.m. Panel Discussion
10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
Session II  
10:30 a.m. Atypical Melanocytic Lesions
Lori A. Erickson, M.D.
10:55 a.m. Melanomas in Patients with Ethnic Skin
Rashmi Unwala, M.D.
11:20 a.m. Melanoma in Transplant and
Immunocompromised Patients
Christian L. Baum, M.D.
11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
12:00 noon Lunch
Session III  
1:00 p.m. Tricks for Closure for Anatomically Challenged
Melanomas Using Flaps
Juan-Carlos Martinez, M.D.
1:20 p.m. Tricks for Closure for Anatomically Challenged
Melanomas Using Biologic Dressings
Shari A. Ochoa, M.D.
1:40 p.m. Controversies in Surgical Treatment of Melanoma
Barbara A. Pockaj, M.D.
2:05 p.m. Treatment Options for In Transit Metastasis
James W. Jakub, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
2:45 p.m. Break
Session IV  
3:00 p.m. Indications for Radiation Therapy for Patients with
Malignant Melanoma
Samir H. Patel, M.D.
3:25 p.m. Current and Emerging Systemic Therapy for
Malignant Melanoma
Alan H. Bryce, M.D.
3:50 p.m. Frontiers in Molecular Melanoma
Aleksandar Sekulic, M.D., Ph.D.
4:15 p.m. Skin Complications Secondary to Targeted Therapy
James B. Macdonald, M.D.
4:35 p.m. Panel Discussion
4:50 p.m. Post-Test
Barbara A. Pockaj, M.D.
5:00 p.m. Adjourn