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Pre-Conference Sessions

All pre-conference session have an additional fee and will be available from Monday 5th July 2021

FREE national one day programme aimed at medical students & FY doctors who are  interested in a career  in  dermatology

Life as a Moh’s Surgery
Dr Natalia Spierings (London)
Paediatric dermatology
Dr George Millington (Norwich)
Acute dermatology
Dr Richard Watchorn (London)
Dermatology on the ward
Dr Ewa Kloczko (Edinburgh)
Careers Panel
Hair and Nails
Dr Abby MacBeth (Norwich)
Dr John Goulding (Birmingham)
Skin of Colour
Dr Sharon Belmo (London)

8th Annual Dermatopathology Self-Assessment
Virtual Course 2021

• 36 self-assessment dermatopathology cases with MCQs available to view online now
• For registered participants, there will be detailed presentations of all of the cases with answers and differential diagnoses from our speakers available from July 2021.
• Registration fees: BSD or BAD members £70. Trainees £40. Non members £100.
• Registration for the 2021 BSD Virtual Self-Assessment is now open: https://badannualmeeting.co.uk/registration/
• To join the BSD (£15 per year) please follow this link: https://www.bad.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/specialist-groups/british-society-for-dermatopathology
• The BSD self-assessment includes international speakers from the MD Anderson Texas, the National Skin Centre Singapore, the University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg
• Aimed at dermatopathologists, general histopathologists, dermatologists and senior trainees
• Also excellent as preparation for the FRCPath Part 2 or the RCPath Diploma in Dermatopathology
• For registered participants, 7 RCPath CPD points applied for

The BSD 2021 Self-assessment speakers:
Dr Rokiah Ali (The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust)
Dr Asok Biswas (Western General Hospital, Edinburgh)
Dr David Cundell (The Royal Wolverhampton)
Prof Wayne Grayson (University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
Dr Nitin Khirwadkar (Royal Liverpool University Hospitals)
Dr Joyce Lee (National Skin Centre, Singapore)
Dr Tim Palmer (Leeds Teaching Hospitals)
Dr Victor Prieto (MD Anderson, Texas)
Dr Alistair Robson (Portugal)
Prof Gerald Saldanha (University Hospitals of Leicester)

View the cases and MCQs for the 8th BSD Virtual Self-Assessment course now via this link: https://www.virtualpathology.leeds.ac.uk/bsd/

Registration for the British Society for Dermatopathology Virtual Self-Assessment course is now open. Register here: https://badannualmeeting.co.uk/registration/

Dr Piu Banerjee with Prof Tony Bewley and Dr Nuala O’Donoghue 
Inspirational speaker
Prof Parveen Kumar (London)
Burned Out and Beaten up? How to acquire resilience
Prof Tony Bewley (London)
Wellbeing Support
Dr Reena Shah (London)
Essential Management and Leadership skills for Dermatology Consultants
Prof Nick Levell (Norwich)
Wellbeing session of Mindfulness
Imelda McQuaid
Recognising and dealing with/difficult/bullying colleagues
Michael Walsh (London)
Wellbeing session of basic yoga
Gee Gahir

Live Programme

Tuesday 6th July 2021

Time Speaker Details
08:45 – 08:52 Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis secondary to antipsychotic use
Z. Haider, A. Abdullah and S. Garai
08:52 – 08:59 Myeloma-associated light-chain amyloidosis presenting with nail dystrophy and scleroderma-like skin changes
C. Drumm, M. O’Reilly and Marina O’Kane
08:59 – 09:06 A presentation of symmetrical drug-related intertriginous and flexural exanthema associated with postexposure prophylaxis
D. Roche and C. Hackett
09:06 – 09:13 IgA pemphigus, lymphomatoid papulosis and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma presenting in the same patient: is there a link or is it bad luck?
I. Vandormael, F. Child, R. Groves, U. Mohite and S. Kamath
09:13 – 09:20 An unusual case of comedones
S. Haywood, R. Barker and S. Walton
09:20 – 09:27 Oral mycosis fungoides: a rare clinical entity
K. Molloy, S. Odedra, B. Vydianath, S. Chaganti, J. Yoo and J. Scarisbrick
09:27 – 09:34 Solving a SOX10 riddle: an unusual and rare case of malignant triton tumour mimicking melanoma
W. Khan, G. Leopold, N. Ponnambath and R. Goodwin
09:34 – 09:41 A case of cutaneous malakoplakia: a pain in the neck
F. Po-Chao Chiu, K. Hajkowicz, T. Taheri, D. McCrystal and K. Rodins
09:41 – 09:48 Scurvy masquerading as bullous cutaneous vasculitis in an institutionalized patient
M. Shetty, E. Stefanati and F. Kubba
09:48 – 09:55 Mediterranean masquerade: clinicopathogenetic analysis of an unusual presentation
L. Kiely, C. O’Connor, C. Heffron, D. Costello, J. Ryan and M. Bennett
09:55 – 10:02 An unusual case of vulval ulceration
I. Vandormael and J. Hughes
10:02 – 10:09 Eosinophilic dermatosis of haematological malignancy
M. Lavery, S. Enn Low and K. Macbeth
10:09 – 10:16 Two cases of trimethoprim-induced drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
A. Connolly, S. Wash, M. Philippidou, J. Salisbury and D. Creamer
10:16 – 10:23 Histological and direct immunofluorescence pattern in Schamberg disease: an analytical study
V. Loniker, S. Gupta, Balachandran C and R. Rao
10:23 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Joint BAD/BSD Neil Smith Lecture
Cutaneous Infectious Diseases: An Update
Prof Wayne Grayson (Fourways, South Africa)
Time Speaker Details
15:00 – 15:30 Keynote Lecture
Racism in Medicine
Prof Mala Rao (London, UK)
15:30 – 16:00 Keynote Lecture
Title TBC
Prof Markus Magerl (Berlin, Germany)
16:00 – 16:30 Keynote Lecture
Through genetics to global awareness – advocacy for a neglected skin disease
Prof Gail Davey (Brighton, UK)
16:30 – 17:00 Keynote Lecture
Minoxidil for hair loss. How to make it work.
Prof Rodney Sinclair (Melbourne, Australia)

This is for BAD members only and a separate link will be sent.

Wednesday 7th July 2021


Speaker details
08:45 – 09:00 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with psoriasis: findings from a global patient-reported registry
S. Mahil, M. Yates, Z. Yiu, S. Langan, T. Tsakok, N. Dand, K. Mason, H. McAteer, F. Meynell, B. Coker, A. Vincent, D. Urmston, A. Vesty, J. Kelly, C. Lancelot, L. Moorhead, H. Bachelez, F. Capon, C. Romina Contreras, C. De La Cruz, P. Di Meglio, P. Gisondi, D. Jullien, J. Lambert, L. Naldi, S. Norton, L. Puig, P. Spuls, T. Torres, R. Warren, H. Waweru, J. Weinman, C. Griffiths, J. Barker, M. Brown, J. Galloway and C. Smith
09:00 – 09:15 Doxycycline in the management of bullous pemphigoid: real-world data from a specialist centre
D. Micallef and K.E. Harman
09:15 – 09:35 Invited Lecture
Immunobullous diseases
Prof Michael Hertl (Marburg, Germany)
09:35 – 09:50 A randomized controlled trial to the compare efficacy and safety of apremilast and methotrexate in patients with palmoplantar psoriasis
K.T. Soufila, V. Thakur, T. Narang, S. Dogra and S. Handa
09:50 – 10:10 Invited Lecture
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus: what is new in its pathogenesis and management
Dr Victoria Werth (Pennsylvania, USA)
10:10 – 10:40 Break
10:40 – 10:55 The burden of immune-mediated skin disease in inpatients with HIV/AIDS
A. Ji-Xu, D. Lei, K. Nguyen, J. Yang, M. Erickson, K. Cheng, S. Worswick and N. Maloney
10:55 – 11:10 Abstract withdrawn
11:10 – 11:25 Dapsone therapy for hidradenitis suppurativa: a retrospective review of characteristics and treatment outcomes in 122 patients in a tertiary dermatology setting over the last 6 years
M. Steyn, S. Ayis, J. O’Connor, M. Kaur Lakhan, F. Ferguson, A. Shah and E. Rashidghamat
11:25 – 11:45 Invited Lecture
Dr Cate Oretu (London)
11:45 – 12:05 Invited Lecture
Patient perspective talk on severe eczema
Time Speaker Details
13:30-13:35 Welcome & Introduction
Prof Chris Griffiths & Dr Claire Fuller
13:35-13:55 Invited Speaker
NIHR 5 S Foundation – (The Social Sciences for Severe Stigmatizing Skin Conditions Foundation) – Ending Neglect for podoconiosis, scabies and mycetoma
Prof Gail Davey (Brighton)
13:55-14:10 Invited Speaker
The state of dermatology training in Africa – where we are now, a template for understanding the global situation
Prof Anisa Mosam (Durban, South Africa)
14:10-14:25 Invited Speaker
GLODERM Trainee Committee – the impact of a trainee driven global virtual teaching initiative
Dr Sidra Khan (Manchester)
14:25-14:40 Invited Speaker
The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies – and World Scabies Programme – Getting a grip on control
Dr Michael Marks (London)
14:40-14:55 Leprosy-related disability in India: highlighting the gender gap
D. Chandler
14:55-15:10 Fiji albinism project: raising awareness and destigmatizing albinism in Fiji
E. Welch, M.J. Whitfeld, J. Yeon, M. Tuicakau, M. Shree, S. Leaware, U. Singh and M. Kama
15:10-15:25 Pellagra in low-income settings: can we prevent it?
I. Navarro-Fernandez, E. Mateche, I. Vilanova-Urdaniz, and C. Galvan-Casas
15:25-15:30 Final Comments
Time Speaker Details
16:00 – 16:30 Keynote Speaker
Atopic Dermatitis: the tale of a success story
Dr Emma Guttman (New York, USA)
16:30 – 16:50 Invited Lecture
Title TBC
Dr Ophelia Dadzie (London UK)
16:50 – 17:10 Invited Lecture
Too little hair
Dr Matthew Harries (Manchester, UK)
17:10 – 17:30 Invited Lecture
HLRCC syndrome, a patient’s perspective
17:30 – 18:00 Keynote Speaker
Title TBC
Prof Janellen Smith (Irvine, California, USA)

Thursday 8th July 2021

Time Speaker Details
13:15 – 13:35 Invited Lecture 
It’s not just about skin, it’s the experience
Dr Alia Ahmed (Frimley)
13:35 – 13:55 Invited Lecture
Title TBC
Dr Stephen Walker (London)
13:55 – 14:15 Invited Lecture
New Registrar Curriculum
Dr Tamara Griffiths (Manchester)
14:15 – 14:35 Invited Lecture
A beginner’s guide to Transgender Medicine, what every dermatologist needs to know!
Prof Kieron Leslie (San Francisco, USA)
14:35 – 15:20 Arthur Rook Oration
What did the 100,000 Genomes Project ever do for us?
Prof Celia Moss (Birmingham)

This CPD session will encompass a variety of complex medical dermatology cases presented in a test-yourself format including an audience response system and panel discussion of each case.

Learning Objectives

Following this session, the attendee should be able to:

  1. Visually identify and diagnose classic and atypical presentations of cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease.
  2. Select management options for complex medical dermatologic disease based on the best available evidence from the literature.
  3. Discuss the use of advanced systemic therapies for the management of refractory dermatologic conditions.

16.00 – 16.15           Case 1

16.15 – 16.30           Case 2

16.30 – 16.45           Case 3

16.45 – 17.00           Case 4

17.00 – 17.15           Case 5

17.15 – 17.30           Case 6

Special Interest Group and BAD Sub-Committee Sessions

All Special Interest Group and BAD Sub-Committee Sessions are part of the full meeting registration fee and available from Tuesday 6th July 2021

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Additional Sessions

All Additional Sessions are part of the full meeting registration fee and available from Tuesday 6th July 2021

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