Year Four Courses
DERM 732 - Dermatology Elective
- Dr. Joslyn Sciacca Kirby
Third Year Medicine Clerkship
Maximum Number of Students:
Length Of Course:
7:45 a.m., UPC I, Suite 100 [On the first day, please report to the 4th floor conference room, UPC]
This elective is designed to provide the student with an extensive, indepth exposure to clinical dermatology. They will be involved, in a primary way, in the evaluation and management of patients in the dermatology clinics. Students will also be provided the opportunity to do the initial evaluation of the inpatient consults. Students will attend the daily dermatology rounds and morning conferences.
The goals of this elective are for the student to:
1. Become fluent in the description of skin diseases.
2. Develop differential diagnosis of skin diseases.
3. Become acquainted with dermatologic therapies.
4. Know when to refer to a dermatologist.
Course Specific Requirements: Attend clinics, conferences rounds. See patients efficiently and appropriately. Read Principles of Dermatology and Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology