Educational Opportunities

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

Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Practical Symposium is moving online.  Visit the Practical Symposium website for additional details, to view the agenda, and learn more about the opportunity to earn CME and MOC credits.

Upcoming Online Lectures

Cockerell Dermatopathology is hosting weekly webinars focused on DERMATOLOGY | DERMATOPATHOLOGY | CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CORRELATION.  For people unable to attend the live sessions, we are recording each session and uploading videos to Cockerell Dermatopathology’s YouTube Channel.



Topic: Intraepidermal Vesicular Dermatitis

Host: Clay Cockerell, MD

Time: 9:00 AM Central Time

Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting Link 

Zoom Passcode: 2110


Meeting ID: 819 9053 1043

Call-In Number: 346-248-7799

***** FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 *****

Topic: Unknown Slide Review | Episode XII (Part 2 | Cases 10-15)

Host: Valerie Ray, MD

Time: 9:00 AM Central Time

eSlide Access:  e-Slides


Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting Link

Zoom Passcode: 2110


Meeting ID: 873 6644 9113

Call-In Number: 346-248-7799


10/7: Granulomatous Dermatitis

10/14: TBD

10/16: Unknown Slide Review | Episode XIII

10/21: TBD

10/28: Alterations in Collagen and Elastin

10/30: Unknown Slide Review | Episode XIV

11/4: TBD

11/11: Inflammatory Vascular Diseases

11/13Unknown Slide Review | Episode XV

More lectures to added to the schedule soon.

Cockerell Dermatopathology has partnered with other independent dermatopathologists in launching  With the advances in teaching technologies and the American Board of Dermatology embracing digital reading for the dermatopathology component of the board exam, the timing is perfect to launch  Why waste your valuable time and money traveling to a board review or other training when we can offer a high-quality training experience from the comfort of your own home.

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.

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.

Tel: (214) 530-5200  |  Email:

2110 Research Row, Suite 100 | Dallas, TX 75235

@2020 Cockerell Dermatopathology