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  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. D

    Position Available UAB Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship for July 2022

    Research Fellowship Spot Open Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Dermatology Start Date: July 1, 2022 Description: This is a two year clinical research fellowship for physicians interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. Fellows participate in various types of...
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    Position Available UC San Diego Dermatology Clinical and Translational Research Fellowship starting July 2021

    UC San Diego Dermatology is offering a non-ACGME accredited research fellowship opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in clinical and translational research starting June/July 2021. This is a 2-year position, though a one-year commitment may be considered on a case-by-case...
  4. A

    Dual applying derm and psych?

    Hi everyone, I will be applying for residency soon and am considering my options. I have always loved derm and have been working since before medical school to build my resume towards dermatology. I'm not going to go into a ton of info on stats but lets say I am an average or maybe a touch...
  5. 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...
  6. drewbins

    Should the Step 1 pass/fail change affect my decision to pursue a research year?

    Hi everyone! I wanted some advice regarding whether or not to pursue a research year. A bit of background: matriculated in 2018, mid-tier state school, 3 small derm related publications, all passes in pre-clinicals (P/F), with 1 honors and 2 high passes so far in my clerkships (H/HP/P). I...
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    Dartmouth Hitchcock Dermatology Virtual Information Sessions for Medical School Applicants 2020

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Dermatology Residency Program Informational Session Given the recent times and global pandemic from COIVD-19 the landscape of residency interviews has drastically changed and will be done completely virtual. However, in order to provide interested applicants more information...
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    [Research Opportunity in Dermatology] Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship

    Title: Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship Fellowship Director: Shawn Kwatra, MD Duration: 1 year Description: Under the direction of Dr. Shawn Kwatra, the Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship is interviewing for a position starting in March 2021 (starting date flexible). The fellow will engage in...
  9. Rudab

    2020-2021 Dermatology Research Fellowship for Medical Students

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center & Mount Sinai Medical Center - Paid Medical Student Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship New York Paid Pre-Doctoral Dermatology (medical student) Clinical Research Fellowship Start Date: July 15th, 2020 Length: 1 year Application Deadline: Open until filled...
  10. NolesFan1996

    I believe I have a chance, but undergrad was a rocky road

    Hello everyone, I am currently going through an existential crisis and have no idea what I want to do with my life. While I was an undergrad, I was really dead-set on either going to dental, medical, or PA school, but due to toxic relationships, problems with my family, and mental health...
  11. I

    Can path-trained dermatopathologists function as dermatologists as well?

    Let's say a pathologist went on to do a dermatopathology fellowship, could said dermatopathologist function as a dermatologist as well? For example, could they do their own biopsies, skin cancer screenings, get patient interaction, etc.?
  12. C_Mill

    Derm chances?

    Hey guys, I am debating whether I should take a year off to do derm research. In M3 now. Step score is a 230, I have all high pass in rotations right now. My school is fairly new and we don't have a home Derm base. I have however done research since M1. So far 1 abstract publication, 1 random...
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    Position Available Transplant Dermatology Research Fellowship

    My PI, Dr. Oscar Colegio at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo is looking for a recent MD grad to fill a postdoc research position. The ad is posted below, or can be viewed at the RPCCC website. Company: Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division Department: Dermatology...
  14. P

    Dermpath Boards Studying

    Anyone recently taken the DP subspecialty boards care to weigh in on advice for studying? Books used? Courses? Was it harder than you thought or easier? Advice appreciated!
  15. J

    Medical Student Research Year options

    Hello, I am looking to take a research year from a low tier medical school and wanted to know the best option for me. In general what would be a wiser decision Research year at top dermatology program with 10+ publications (clinical research) Research year at mid tier dermatology program...
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    UC Davis Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship

    The UC Davis Department of Dermatology in Sacramento, CA is offering a 1-2 year clinical research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Emanual Maverakis. Description: Fellows will participate in a variety of clinical and translational research projects. Dr. Maverakis's expertise is immune...
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    Position Available UC Davis Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship

    The UC Davis Department of Dermatology in Sacramento, CA is offering a 1-2 year clinical research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Emanual Maverakis. Description: Fellows will participate in a variety of clinical and translational research projects. Dr. Maverakis's expertise is immune...
  18. H

    Could teledermatology help with clinical efficiency?

    Going through the threads, I found a topic that resonated with me. @doctalaughs discussed how practicing dermatologists are finding it difficult to serve more patients (+45/day) while maintaining high quality care. Since I’m in residency this may not be relevant, but I’m curious to hear all of...
  19. USC SkinStudy

    Position Available Clinical Research Opportunity in Los Angeles (2019-2020)

    Clinical Research Fellowship Opportunity The Clinical Trials and Outcomes Unit at the Department of Dermatology at University of Southern California (USC) is recruiting Clinical Research Fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. USC is a top academic institution with unparalleled educational and...
  20. I

    Are Fellowships Required?

    Quick question (more hypothetical than anything else, so please don't start asking questions about who I am and where I am along the pre-med path)... Are fellowships required after a residency? Or are they just for people who wish to sub-specialize in something? For example, let's say you go...
  21. 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).
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    Post residency fellowships in dermatology

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    How hard is it to get a dermatology residency as an IMG?

    Hey everyone, I'm currently in pre-med studies. My GPA is over 3.75 but my MCAT was not very good :( (my first attempt). I am planning on re-writing my MCAT in a few months and hoping for a better score. I am interested in the dermatology field and would like to know what the chances are to...
  24. banana_pancakes

    Dermatology Back-up Plans

    As a student applying for dermatology, I know the field is extremely competitive and would love to talk to students who didn't match dermatology but matched either during preliminary year or after a research fellowship. I am interested in knowing what the match rate is for preliminary years. I...
  25. Pricefield

    What are my chances of getting into a top 50 NIH Funded Medical School

    Hello all, First of all: Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to reply to my thread. The reason why I want to get into a top 50 NIH funded school is because graduates from these schools in particular have an increase in matches into a Dermatology residency, which is the field...
  26. D

    Dermatology Job Market

    Is dermatology likely to be a field in which I can be successful over the next 35 years?
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    Dermatology & Informatics Opportunity at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is hosting an event titled: Transforming Dermatology in the Digital Era on October 25, 2018. This conference will explore developments in the application of digital technologies to dermatologic diagnoses, with a specific emphasis on skin cancer. The...
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    For Sale Dermlite DL100 Dermatoscope - $220, free shipping

    I am selling a virtually unused Dermlite DL100 Dermatoscope for $220. I got it during my medicine training as part of a study on dermatology education which lasted a few weeks. Now, as a GI fellow, I have little use for it. It works great and is very portable. Please PM me if you are...
  29. DoYouConcur

    Can family doctors exclusively practice cosmetic procedures?

    I am a first year medical student seriously considering family medicine. Not because I am very interested in it but more so because I am uninterested in other specialties. I do like the idea of dermatology but I am no where near the top of my class so not going to happen. What options does a...
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    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...
  31. T

    From Mechanical Engineering to Med School

    I'm currently a 2nd year Mechanical Engineering student. I started gaining more and more interest in dermatology. I've been considering medical school after graduation. Would it be a good switch? How much would my engineering coursework prepare for med school? Where should I start?
  32. D

    How to get 3-4 Derm Letter of Recs?

    Hi everyone, I'm finishing third year and plan to apply to Derm next year and have a few questions regarding the LORs. Currently I only have 1 strong letter from my Derm research mentor. I also anticipate to have 1 from my medicine subI. Due to my scheduling constraints, I won't be able to do...
  33. Q

    Questions for those who started at community college!

    This is my first post here and I am a bit afraid because I feel like an idiot compared to everyone on this website. I am starting community college in the fall and trying to figure out what courses to take that will successfully transfer over to SBU. My mom is an alumni there and a transfer...
  34. F

    Any dermatology research opportunities for a first-year medical student?

    Hey everyone - I'm currently a first-year medical student with a strong interest in dermatology. I would love to gain some experience working in research that has roots in derm, preferably this summer (2018) when school is out of session. Any recommendations, advice or the like would be...
  35. WildWing

    Position Available Case Western Clinical Research Fellowship

    2018 Clinical Research Fellowship Opportunity (to start July 1, 2018) Posting for @CaseDermatology The Department of Dermatology at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking qualified applicants for a clinical research fellowship position. 1. Clinical...
  36. 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...
  37. R

    PGY-2 positions July 2018

    Hi guys! current PGY1 in obgyn who desperately wants to switch into Dermatology. If you know of any PGY2 positions available for July 2018 please let me know.
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    Impact of publishing low impact papers on future academic career

    I have a question for those further on in their dermatology training and/or applying for positions in academia: I am a medical student interested in dermatology. At this stage, I would obviously love to publish prolifically. One of our attendings is notorious for publishing esoteric case...
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    MD Current M3, Gap year between M2-M3, how will it affect residency

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a little more insight into my situation. I am a current M3 and I took a year off between my M2 and M3 years in order to 1. study more for Step 1 (my anxiety really got the best of me) and 2. do research in derm (the speciality I am interested in). My school admin...