The 14th Combined Skin Pathology Course will take place September 24-29, 1999, at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel. The course will include lectures, demonstrations, and unknown microscopic slide study similar to previous years. For more information, contact Waine C. Johnson, MD, Delaware Valley Dermatopathology LLP, 137 South Easton Road, PO Box 8, Glenside, PA 19038 (phone: 215-886-3074; fax: 215-886-5644).
The Central American Society of Dermatopathology presents Neo-Dermatology and Dermatopathology in Quepos, Costa Rica, February 13-16, 2000. Sport fishing for sailfish and marlin, balmy days and beautiful beaches on the Costa Rican Pacific coast, and new concepts in dermatopathology with an international faculty (A. Bernard Ackerman, MD, New York City; Serigo Gonzales, MD, Santiago; Helmut Kerl, MD, Graz; Jorge Sanchez, MD, San Juan; Wihelm Meigel, MD, Hamburg; Svein Helland, MD, Oslo; Robert Jones, MD, Birmingham; and Richard C. Miller, MD, Tucson). Among the topics are pitfalls in the diagnosis of melanomas, inflammatory disease, mycosis fungoides, cutaneous lymphomas other than mycosis fungoides, pseudomalignancies, clinical dermatology for pathologists, abnormalities of hair, and more! Quepos, a city of 10,000 inhabitants, is located on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is 20 minutes from San Jose by air. The scientific sessions will be in the afternoon and early evening, leaving the mornings free for fishing or other activities, and the late evening for a relaxed dinner. For further information, contact Eva Miller, 12931 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748 (phone: 520-886-2858).
August 1999. Arch Dermatol. 1999;135(8):1011. doi:10-1001/pubs.Arch Dermatol.-ISSN-0003-987x-135-8-dnn0899