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The Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Jefferson Medical College offers opportunities for training towards eligibility for the American Board of Dermatology. Currently, four highly qualified applicants are selected for the first year position, based on scholarly and academic attributes

The program is designed to provide the residents, during their three year stay at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and affiliated institutions, with comprehensive and quality training in varied aspects of dermatology. The areas covered include clinical dermatology, cutaneous surgery (including Mohs micrographic surgery and laser surgery), dermatopathology, clinical pharmacology, cutaneous immunology, oncology, pediatric dermatology and cutaneous biology. The residents are encouraged to participate in Departmental research activities concentrating on molecular and cellular biology as they relate to cutaneous diseases.

Dermatology Residents

Our residents of the 2013-2014 academic year pictured above (left to right): Drs. R. Finney, E. Santa, T. Griffin, M. Farber, K. Foering, K. Osley, M. Vega-Gonzalez, K. Wang, S. Cannon, J. Goldberg, M. Frank, and H. Chung.

Clinical Faculty

Patient Care Rotations

Resident rotation schedule varies by year for clinical tract (research track may differ) and includes: general clinic, surgery, cosmetics, dermatopathology, in-patient consultation, and electives.

We offer clinical rotation sites at our Center City office in Philadelphia, Alfred I. Dupont Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Dermatology Clinic in Elsmere, Delaware and our satellite office in Wilmington, Delaware.

Weekly Didactic Schedule

Tuesdays: 8-9am Clinical Pathologic Correlation (CPC) Conference

Wednesdays: 7-8am Open Didactic Session and 8-9am Journal Club/Lecture

Thursdays: 7-8am Open Didactic Session and 8-9am Book Review

Fridays: 7-9am Dermatopathology and 9am-4pm Dermatologic Surgery

The didactic curriculum integrates a diverse range of formats, including: lectures of traditional text-based learning, multiheaded microscope (we house a 21-headed microscope), guest lectures, dermatopathology unknown cases, journal clubs, cosmetic training sessions, and more.

Jouni J. Uitto, MD, PhD

Jouni J. Uitto, MD, PhD
Professor & Chairman
Department of Dermatology

Jason B. Lee, MD

Jason B. Lee, MD
Program Director

We participated in the National Residency Match Program and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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