The British Society For Dermatopathology
We aim to promote for the public benefit, the knowledge and teaching of dermatopathology and to stimulate appropriate medical and scientific research relevant to this speciality. The British Society for Dermatopathology is a Specialist Interest Group of the British Association of Dermatologists. Discover
The BSD organises free monthly educational sessions via zoom with national and international speakers talking on various dermatopathology topics. See upcoming schedule Schedule BSD Educational Sessions
The BSD self-assessment course is going hybrid with an in-person meeting scheduled for 1st July 2024 in Manchester. See the “Conferences” page for details. Discover BSD Upcoming Events The BSD is running a series of live Zoom tutorials for trainees in dermatology and cellular pathology. Please click the ‘more info’ button below for details. More Info Zoom Tutorials for Trainees

About The BSD.

We exist to serve and support our community

About us

We are a medical society, registered as a charity. A subspecialist group of the British Association of Dermatologists

Executive Committee

The Executive committee is elected by the BSD membership. Dr Catherine Stefanato is our current President


The BSD was founded in 1974. Our logo was adopted in the mid 1990s. 2024 is the BSD’s 50th Anniversary

BSD Monthly Zoom Educational Session

List of up-coming sessions

29/01/24 at 2PM
Live webinar: Dr Arnaud de la Fouchardière, Lyon, France, will be speaking on ‘’Reconceptualising Pigmented Epithelioid Melanocytoma”. Zoom link

26/02/24 @ 2:00 PM

Diagnostic techniques in autoimmune bullous diseases –  Dr John Mee Zoom Link

25/03/24 @ 2:00 PM

 AI in Dermatopathology-Dr G Cazzato, University of Bari, Italy. Zoom Link

29/04/24 @ 2:00 PM

Invisible Dermatoses: The perspective of the dermatopathologist- Prof Carlo Tomasini, University of Pavia, Italy. Zoom Link

20/05/24 @ 2:00 PM

Lumps and bumps in Pediatric Dermatopathology- Dr K Semkova, St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Zoom Link


Cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders and CTCl with a TFH immunophenotype- Prof E Berti, Italy. Zoom Link

Please note that the links to the BSD live webinars will be added to the list above near the time

Trainee Zoom Tutorials.

Next sessions

01/02/2024 @ 1pm GMT

Moh’s surgery for the uninitiated – Dr Melanie Page Zoom Link 


Case reviews – Dr A Bakshi, Liverpool Clinical Laboratories, UK
Tropical Dermatopathology – Dr S Attili, Visakha Institute of Skin and Allergy, India.
April 2024
Case reviews – Dr S Elsheikh, Nottingham University Hospitals, UK
July 2024
Approach to hair follicular tumours – Dr A Bakshi, Liverpool Clinical Laboratories, UK

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Become a member.

Please consider joining the British Society for Dermatopathology. Membership is £15 per year. To join us please click here

Discount to BSD courses

Discount to BSD Self Assessment meetings

Online learning opportunities

Networking & professional growth

Keeping up-to-date with dermatopathology

Lobbying of the collective interests

Representation of members

NSDEQA Resources

The BSD has agreed to host the previous PowerPoint presentations for the NSDEQA

Interesting Cases

See the BSD’s interesting cases by clicking below.

Self Assessments

See all of the previous BSD self-assessment courses, fully digitized and with case discussions.

Educational Resources

The British Society for Dermatopathology provides many online educational resources, some of which are specifically for members only. The BSD is very proud to collaborate with Dr Jerad Gardner MD and Dr Arnaud de la Fouchardiere

Educational Resources for Patients

The BSD is collaborating with the BAD, Manchester University, Royal Free Hospital and Salford Royal Hospital in order to contribute to the production of educational content for patients

For general enquiries regarding the BSD please contact us via the following channels

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