COVID-19 has been a challenging time for medical students preparing their applications for residency. Please refer to this page for updated information on virtual informative sessions and away programs.
Webinar with APD on the Shifting Landscape of the 2020-21 Dermatology Application Cycle in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic
On July 22nd, the Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD) and the Dermatology Interest Group Association (DIGA) jointly hosted a webinar to offer insight into maximizing opportunities to enhance dermatology applications during the shifting landscape of this year’s match cycle. This session has been recorded. Please take this survey from the APD on transparency in the Dermatology Residency application process – the results will be used to make guidelines presented to all program directors: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bxctI0TVDUU9gSF.
Virtual Dermatology Externship at University of Miami
University of Miami Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology will be offering a novel virtual elective that will advance our mission to deliver SUPERB dermatology education. In this 4-week virtual elective, you will be exposed to various areas of dermatology and our teaching faculty. Education will be administered through both pre-recorded and live video sessions. You will be provided a rigorous education in dermatology that will prepare you not only for your future training, but also will give you a great opportunity to learn about our dermatology program at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. For more information, please refer to this page.
4-week Virtual Advanced Dermatology Curriculum at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Date/time: July 27-August 23, 2020
August 24-September 18, 2020
September 21-October 18, 2020
October 19-November 15, 2020
Virtual Dermatology Experience at Penn State Health
This experience has been created for those students who are unable to attend a clinical-
elective due to COVID-19 restrictions and are interested in applying to our residency during the upcoming 2020-2021 cycle. This experience is not for academic credit or meant to replace a clinical Dermatology elective. If you are interested in this experience, please contact our program coordinator Kelly Friedman email@example.com. Please refer to the attachment for more information.
2-week Virtual Dermatology Program with University of New Mexico Dermatology
The University of New Mexico Department of Dermatology is accepting applications for a 2-week virtual dermatology experience in the fall. This experience is free and is not being offered for credit. The program requires a commitment of approximately one hour per day for two weeks and will be conducted via Zoom. Additional activities and access to didactics are also included. Due to space limitations and to allow optimal interaction and participation, they are hosting a maximum of 6 students per two week session. Please forward any questions to Kathy Freise, Program Coordinator, KFreise@salud.unm.edu and/or John Durkin, MD FAAD, Director of UNM Dermatology Medical Education firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date/time: September 14-25, 2020
September 28-October 9th, 2020
Virtual Meet and Greet Sessions with faculty at OHSU Dermatology
OHSU Department of Dermatology is hosting four virtual meet and greets for prospective dermatology applicants. Please join and meet the Program Director, Dr. Nicole Fett, the Program Coordinator, Sarah Wilkinson, as well as residents and faculty in the department.
Date/time: August 13th 12-1pm PST.
September 24th 5-6pm PST.
Henry Ford Dermatology Virtual Info Session
Virtual Open House with UW Dermatology Residency Program
Date/time: August 18th, 5:30pm PST
September 19th, 10am PST