2022 Advanced Closure Course – January 29, 2022
The Advanced Closure Course offers in depth presentations of select closure techniques and complex, challenging repairs. Videos and detailed discussion will clarify the subtleties and optimization of reconstructions.
Alexander Miller, M.D. – Course Director
Carlos Gomez-Meade D.O.
Jonathan Kantor M.D.
Justin Karlin M.D.
Simon Madorsky M.D.
Cyndi Yag-Howard M.D.
The Closure Course was First introduced in 2011, this course is designed for dermatologists who are already comfortable with basic dermatologic surgery closure, but wish to take their reconstruction skill to the next level of competency. The ASMS Closure Course is face-paced and the concepts presented may be assimilated immediately into practice. This course will help develop an increased confidence in selecting and executing optimal reconstruction approaches for various defect types and anatomic locations.
Course Overview & Objectives
The Closure course provides a uniquely practical learning experience for dermatologists who are already comfortable with basic dermatologic surgery closures, but wish to take their reconstruction skills to the next level of competency. The course is fast-paced and includes valuable question and answer sessions following each unit of study. Concepts presented may be assimilated immediately into practice, and participants will develop increased confidence in selecting and executing optimal reconstruction approaches for various defect types and anatomic locations.Following participation in this activity, physician attendees should be able to:
- Demonstrate improved skill in the closure of skin surgery defects
- Incorporate new techniques and closure types, including flaps, grafts, and fusiforms
- Apply specific closure techniques as appropriate for different anatomic regions
- Recognize reconstruction options appropriate for specific defect types and anatomic locations
One day virtual course hosted via Zoom. On-demand replay will be available for 8 weeks following the conclusion of the course.
The American Society for Mohs Surgery is proud to offer Closure training to dermatologist all across the United States. Contact us at (714) 379-6262 or fill out a Contact Form here to learn more about Mohs Surgery training.