derm

  1. MedicalStudent2021

    Dartmouth (full-tuition) vs UVA (half-tuition scholarship)

    Some background info: - Very non-traditional applicant, URM, married and have kids. - I've lived in 3 countries in dramatically different locations for long periods of time so moving to the middle of nowhere is not a huge deal. Also, we don't have immediate family in the US so proximity to...
  2. J

    (Canada) Matching into competitive residency in USA

    Hello all, 1) I’m wondering for Canadian residency programs such as derm, ophthalmology, and neurosurg, what are the main things to focus on during medical school in order to match since there is no step 1 usmle etc. Is it mostly CV, elective rotations, and research? For example, derm has under...
  3. T

    How to find derm research opportunities as an M1

    Hi everyone! I'm a current M1 interested in derm and now is about the time to look into summer opportunities; however, I've had a hard time finding derm summer research opportunities. The attending at my home program says they don't give projects to M1s, and I don't currently have a mentor that...
  4. D

    Do Dermatology away rotations require Letters of Rec to apply?

    Very simple question but I can't seem to find an answer. I am trying to schedule my home dermatology rotation and would like to know how late I can do so based on the possibility of needing a letter from them for my away rotation. Thanks so much!
  5. D

    Do dermatology aways require letters of recommendation?

    Hey all, pretty straight forward question that I can't find the answer to. Any advice about Dermatology aways and when to schedule them would be great as well. Thanks so much!
  6. M

    Does the medical school you attend matter when it comes to matching into competitive specialities?

    I am interested in possibly applying to some of the more competitive specialities (ophthalmology or dermatology) for residency. I was wondering if the prestige of the medical school I attend has an effect on my chances of matching (assuming I have good step scores).
  7. D

    Dermatology Job Market

    Is dermatology likely to be a field in which I can be successful over the next 35 years?
  8. D

    Position Available Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC

    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC – MD required Dermatology research fellowship position available for July 2019. The Dermatopharmacology Fellowship is a two-year, non-ACGME accredited program that introduces fellows to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical...
  9. D

    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC

    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC – MD required Dermatology research fellowship position available for July 2019. The Dermatopharmacology Fellowship is a two-year, non-ACGME accredited program that introduces fellows to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical...
  10. BenBenBen

    Position Wanted Looking for PGY-2 in Dermatology and research with stipend

    I am a preliminary general surgery candidate focused on acquiring a residency position in dermatology. I am an applicant this year through ERAS and may match (I hope so!). However, I have a dearth of dermatology research. Whether I match into a 2019 PGY-2 spot or not, I would like to pursue...
  11. C

    Opinion wanted: M3 what are my chances for dermatology with a couples match?

    I'm a third year medical student with a Step 1 score of 256, GPA 4.0, and some volunteering. I haven't done any research before because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do and didn't think my Step 1 score was going to be competitive enough for Derm. I'm willing to put in time to get research in...
  12. M

    "Real Medical Doctor" vs DO, according to a practicing MD

    Came across this gem of a web site http://www.advancedskinofoc.com/about/ Dr. Lauber is a board certified Jewish Dermatologist. More importantly, he is a real Medical Doctor, and not an inferiorly educated or inferiorly trained DO or Osteopathic doctor. According to Yelp, his patients love...
  13. Z

    Position Swap Derm PGY3 for swap/open position July 2016

    I'll be a PGY3 (second year) in July this year. I'm at a very chill, friendly program in New England, but would like to be in NYC (or Philadelphia or New Jersey). I could entertain other locations as well. Reason for swapping is purely for geographic and I'm happy to explain more privately. Derm...
  14. E

    Academic Orthopaedic surgery vs Academic dermatology

    MS3 here. So before you start judging why I am choosing between 2 of the highest paid/most competitive specialties (And I wonder about that myself all the time, too). Here is a little about me: 1) MD/PhD, PhD in bone metabolism. Would love to continue basic science research in some way in the...
  15. Z

    DO derm residency/TRI options

    So with having to apply to derm as a PGY1, it seems like the options are very limited if you don't end up matching. Does anyone know, can you only scramble into other PGY2 positions that also require a TRI (rads, pm&r, etc)? Or could you scramble, for example, into a PGY2 family medicine position?
  16. K

    Position Swap PGY-2/3 Dermatology Swap

    Due to illness in the family, I'm looking to swap to a dermatology program on the west coast preferably, but I'm also open to the southwest area or Texas. Currently a PGY-3 derm resident at a well-known, highly respected program in the Midwest, few hours from Chicago. Please PM me if you're...
  17. 1

    Looking for a worthwhile away rotation?

    When I was a med student, I wasted my time at other departments doing away rotations. I didn't know that some programs are notoriously nepotistic or just don't interview their rotators. A major point of doing an away rotation is to increase your odds of getting an interview and matching, after...
  18. Z

    Derm residency MD vs DO

    I'm a OMS-III wanting to go into derm. scores are 247/702, rank- 15, and currently doing derm related research that should be published. anyone have any advice on whether it would even be possible to get an MD residency? or will I have much better odds going DO?