About this event

  • Date and time Thu 20 May 2021 from 2:30pm to 4:25pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Dermatology

This webinar is the last instalment of the two-part mini-symposia which will improve your dermoscopy/dermatoscopy skills and enlighten you about future digital and dermatological applications of this rapidly developing specialty. 

Topics in this webinar include: 

  • Benign to malignant pigmented and non-melanoma skin lesions 
  • Nail and inflammatory skin disorders, parasitic and other entomological diseases of the skin 
  • The future of mole-scanners/digital dermoscopy 

Part one of this mini-symposia was on 21 January 2021, click here to view the page.

CPD learning applied. 

The Dermatology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors AbbVie, Eucerin, Janssen-Cilag, La Roche-Posay & Cerave, Sanofi Genzyme and UCB for their valued support of the 2020 to 2021 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsors Almirall, Amgen and Bioderma (NAOS Group) for their support of this webinar.

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.

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Key speakers

Professor Iris Zalaudek

Chair, Dermatology Clinic, Clinic Hospital Maggiore, University of Trieste, Italy

Speaker's biography

Professor Iris Zalaudek is chair of the Department of Dermatology and Center of Sexually Transmitted Diseases of the University Hospital Giuliana-Isontino of the University of Trieste, Italy. She is president-elect of the International Dermoscopy Society, secretary of the World Melanoma Society, treasurer of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venerology and board member of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology and Melanoma World Society.


Professor Zalaudek's main research field is related to skin imaging and dermato-oncology. She has a broad national and international network of collaborations and is a member of several national and international guideline working groups on melanoma and cutaneous cancers. Her scientific work comprises more than 550 articles with a combined impact factor of more than 1100 and a h-index of 56 (lastest access 16.03 2021 - Scopus). Her research on melanocytic tumours has led to a new classification of nevi and opened new insights into nevogenesis and melanomagenesis. Moreover, her working group was the first to describe the dermoscopic patterns of different forms of epithelial skin cancers including actinic keratoses, Bowens’ disease and invasive squamous cell carcinoma.

Dr Jonathan Bowling

Consultant Dermatologist, Oxford, UK

Speaker's biography

Dr Jonathan Bowling is a consultant dermatologist working in Oxford, UK. He was the departmental lead and skin cancer lead for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and the past chair of the West Thames Valley specialist skin cancer multidisciplinary team.


Dr Bowling main interest is skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. He pioneered training in dermoscopy in the UK organising the first UK dermoscopy course in 2002. Since 2002, almost 4000 delegates from across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Canada and Australia have attended his courses in skin cancer diagnosis. His main interest has been developing an education platform to improve the utilisation of dermoscopy leading to improvements in skin lesion diagnostic accuracy. He has published and lectures extensively on skin lesion diagnosis and is the author of the award-winning textbook ‘Diagnostic Dermoscopy: The Illustrated Guide’ published by Wiley-Blackwell. The second edition of this textbook is due to be published in Autumn 2021.


Dr Bowling has been commissioned to deliver both training in teledermoscopy and teledermoscopy services across the UK.


You can find him at the following: www.mydermatologist.co.uk, www.dermoscopy.co.uk and @dermoscopy on Twitter.

Dr David de Berker

Consultant Dermatologist, and previous President of the European Nail Society

Speaker's biography

Dr David de Beker is a consultant dermatologist with an interest in nail disease. He collaborates with nail colleagues in Europe, the US, Australia, India, North Africa and South America.


View the programme

Welcome and introduction   

Dr Chris Harland, President, Dermatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Katie Lacy, Consultant Dermatologist, St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Sponsored industry presentation from Sanofi: Managing the psychological burden of atopic dermatitis in children and their families

Dr Susannah Baron

Onychoscopy: Nail it with dermoscopy 

Dr David de Berker, Consultant Dermatologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary  

Entomoscopy: Mites, parasites and amazing sights 

Professor Iris Zalaudek, Chair, Dermatology Clinic, Clinic Hospital Maggiore, University of Trieste, Italy

Teledermoscopy: ‘Mole scanners’ and the future? 

Dr Jonathan Bowling, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust  

Question and answer session
End of symposia



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

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