Dermatopathology for Skin Cancer Clinicians

This interactive online course is ideal for experienced skin cancer professionals looking to improve their understanding of how dermoscopy integrates with pathology. It’s a perfect opportunity to expand your professional development without leaving home.

  • Use this time to advance your skin cancer medicine skills!

    Commence the six week program by reading and reviewing online course materials to learn at your own pace. Then join our interactive weekend sessions featuring live online webinars with expert presenters. Set aside around 4 hours on three Saturdays with break times included. The actual timing will depend on your local time zone. 

    These weekend activities will be interspersed with continued self-paced learning with access to more online materials and case studies.

You will learn how to…

  • understand the vocabulary and general principles of dermatopathology
  • discover histological terminology, specimen handling and processing
  • develop a working knowledge of the histological features of common cutaneous tumours
  • critically analyse dermatopathology reports
  • effectively communicate with dermatopathologists

Our 2020 course presenters:

  • Dr Chris Wetherall – FSCCA
  • Dr Ian Katz – Dermatopathologist, Southern Sun Pathology
  • Dr Blake O’Brien – Consultant Dermatopathologist, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology 
  • Professor Ruth Salom – Senior Dermatopathologist, Phoenix Pathology
  • Dr Sarah Wallace – Dermatopathologist, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology

IMPORTANT – although this course is delivered online, places are limited to ensure there is an opportunity for all participants to engage in live interaction with presenters during webinars.


Online and interactive


6 weeks self-paced.

Includes 3 Saturday live webinar sessions

Express your interest for 2021 here

Course Outline

See Program Summary below.

Course Fees


*Member discount $110 AUD/ $120 NZD
*Fees inclusive of GST


• Statement of Attendance

• No formal assessment is included in this course


Course Commences August 14th and Concludes September 26th 2020.

What past participants have to say?

"A great course, essential for any skin cancer doctor."

"Informative course, and beneficial to my practice."

Dermatopathology for Skin Cancer Clinicians

Program Summary