Clinician Education:

Cockerell Dermatopathology hosts educational events ranging from hands-on workshops to lecturing at various national and international scientific meetings and symposiums. Whether you’re a medical student, resident or established practicing clinician, we are committed to providing quality clinician education.

Practical Symposium | Sharpen Your Dermatology, Clinicopathologic & Business Skills

August 9 – 12, 2018 Clay J. Cockerell, MD is honored to host the fifth annual Practical Symposium | Sharpen Your Dermatology, Clinicopathologic and Business Skills in Beaver Creek, CO. The symposium discusses essential dermatologic topics and how dermatologists and dermatopathologists work together to establish accurate diagnoses and optimal treatments.

Come enjoy the beautiful mountain weather and family-friendly events. ~25 Category 1 CME hours and ~75 MOC credit are available.

Visit the Practical Symposium website for additional details.  PRACTICAL SYMPOSIUM WEBSITE >>


Dermpath live online monthly slide review clinician educationDERMPATH LIVE

REGISTER >> today to receive news about upcoming lectures and detailed instructions on how to join a DERMPATH LIVE session.

DERMPATH LIVE entails weekly in-depth dermatopathology training sessions hosted by the physicians of Cockerell Dermatopathology. Anyone wanting to learn and/or sharpen their dermatopathology skills is welcome to attend our gratis educational events. For each session, join us in-person at the 13-headed microscope or grab a seat in the theater section which incorporates four large screen HD monitors. If you are unable to join us in person, you can learn remotely from anywhere in the world by logging on to DERMPATH LIVE.


  • January 24th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • February 28th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • March 28th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • April 25th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • May 23rd | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • June 27th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • July 25th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • August 22nd | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • September 26th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • October 24th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • November 28th | 7:00 AM CST USA
  • December TBD

REGISTER >> today to receive news about upcoming lectures and detailed instructions on how to join a DERMPATH LIVE session.

Case Review & Lab Tour for Physician Extenders

You are invited to attend a case review and lab tour at Cockerell Dermatopathology. During your visit, we will take you on a Life of the Specimen tour which walks you through all the steps a specimen takes before being read out by one of our dermatopathologists. Attendees will also sit down at the multi-headed microscope to discuss your challenging cases. The goal of the visit is to sharpen your clinical skills which will ultimately lead to the best possible care for each of your patients.

Date & Time:

  • Future dates TBD

If you would like to receive communications about future educational events for physician extenders, CLICK HERE >> to submit your contact information.

Symposiums & Scientific Meetings

Cockerell Dermatopathology gives back to the dermatologic specialties by being actively involved in local and national society meetings through lecturing, hosting hands-on workshops and exhibiting at scientific meetings. We are committed to clinician education.

Lab Rotations

In addition to being a world-class dermatopathology laboratory, Cockerell Dermatopathology is an educational institution that is open to individuals who want to sharpen their dermatopathology skills. Our facility includes a conference room to host educational courses and a 13-headed microscope with high-definition monitors for live case review and discussions.