2nd CDC Symposium on Dermatopathology (CDC-06)


Organizer: Chinese Dermpath Club, ACAP

Time: June 10-11, Saturday & Sunday, 2006

Place: Queens, New York City



2nd Chinese Dermpath Meeting, Review Hundreds Challenging Cases,

~12 Hours CMEs, Free Consults, Networking, Meeting with Friends

 Only 50$ for All Above


Chinese Dermpath Club (CDC) will have a CDC Symposium on Dermatopathology (CDC-06) prior to the Annual Convention & Gala of Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP, www.acaponline). The ACAP Convention is scheduled on Sunday, June, 9:00 pm -10:00 pm.


Saturday, June 10, 2006 Glass Slide Presentations and Discussions


Time:               8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Place:              Department of Pathology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040  www.LIJ.edu

Contact: Dr. Chen, Sheng (718) 470-3019, SChen@NSHS.edu

Participants:   Dermatopathologists, registered CDC members only

                        Non-CDC members should contact Dr. Chen for space availability

Format:           Dermatopathological case presentations and discussion at multi-headed microscope, each speaker will show 10-20 cases (see special note)

Topics:            Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of challenging cases in dermatopathology


Moderators: Sheng Chen, MD, PhD and Helen Chen, MD, PhD


Opening Remark: Ying Guo, MD, Chair of CDC


Speakers and discussants (invited and more to be listed):

Chen, Helen Min, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Chen, Sheng, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Deng, Arpil, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Guo, Ying, MD, Dermatopathologist

Huang, Jiakang, MD, Dermatopathologist

Li, Hongmei, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Li, Kehua, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Li, Yong Ming, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Tan, Janyou, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Wang, Alun, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

Wang, Xiaodong, MD, Dermatopathologist

Wu, Hong, MD, PhD, Dermatopathologist

CDC Dinner

Time:              7:30-10:30 pm

Participants:   CDC members

Place:              A Chinese Restaurant, Queens, New York


Sunday Morning, June 11, 2005  PowerPoint Presentations


Time:             9:00 am – 12:00 am

Place:              Conference Room

New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ)

56-45 Main Street , Flushing, NY 11355  www.nyhq.org

Participants:   Open to all attendants of CDC symposium and ACAP convention

Format:           PowerPoint presentations (see special note)


Topics and Speakers (invited and tentative topics):


Moderators: Yong Ming Li, MD, PhD and Alun Wang, MD, PhD


Opening Remark: Ying Guo, MD, Chair of CDC



Topic 1:            Clinical and Pathological Correlation in Dermatopathology

Speaker:           Alun R. Wang, MD, PhD, Richard J. Reed Associate Professor

Director, Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology

Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA


Topic 2:            Multistep tumorigenesis: Science or Fiction

Speaker:           Sheng Chen, MD, PhD, Attending Pathologist
Department of Pathology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NY


Topic 3:            Clinical and Pathological Correlation in Dermatopathlogy (II)

Speaker:           April Deng, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology, University of Maryland, MD


Topic 4:            Update on Surgical Management of Melanoma

Speaker:           Lianjie Li, MD, Assistant Professor and Moh’s Surgeon

                        Case Western School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania


Topic 5:            Interphase Dermatitis

Speaker:           Ying Guo, MD, Attending Dermatopatholgist

                        Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY



Sunday Afternoon, June 11, 2006


Time:              1:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Join the ACAP Convention and Gala

Special Notes for CDC Symposium


1.                  CDC Slide Review sections and dinner (Saturday) are open for CDC members only. Non-members may participate by invitation only.

2.                  The number of participants for slide review is limited by the number of microscope heads. Video terminals are available for reviewers too. CDC members have a priority to participate than non-members.

3.                  For Saturday meeting, each participant of CDC members should bring 10-20 interesting and challenging cases for view and discussion.  Every member takes turns to show ten cases each time until the time is up. We expect to review approximately 200-300 interesting cases in a full day.

4.                  PowerPoint presentation on Sunday morning is on a voluntary basis and CDC members are encouraged to give a LCD slide presentation. The Sunday meeting is open to all participants (CDC member, ACAP members and local pathologists and residents)

5.                  Registration for the meeting is based on first come, first serve. To reserve a spot, a CDC member needs to pay a Registration Fee (50$) in advance to ACAP. The money will cover for CME cost, meeting registration, membership fee for ACAP, and ACAP dinner. This fee is non-refundable.

6.                  All participants pay their own expenses, including transportation, room, and meals. Local CDC members are encouraged to participate in organizing the meeting.

7.                  Association of American Chinese Physicians (ACAP, www.acaponline.org), a New York based, non-profit organization (501 C3), has agreed to include CDC as its sub-chapter. The expense of your trip to CDC-06 will be considered continue education and is tax deductible.


* All above schedule and requirements are subjected to further changes and modifications.



Contact Information:


For General Question, contact: Ying Gou, Chair of CDC: YGuo@ameripath.com

For suggestion and change of program, contact: Yong Ming Li: ymli@aol.com

For registration with CDC, contact: Helen Chen: minchen99@yahoo.com

For Saturday slide review, contract: Sheng Chen: SChen@NSHS.edu