Our residents rotate with our faculty including general dermatologists, dermatopathologists, Moh’s micrographic surgeons and radiation oncologists. In addition, the residents interact with and treat a very diverse patient population in both Orange County and Los Angeles County.
- To provide training that integrates basic medical sciences with clinical medicine in an orderly, progressive, and academic manner from a defined department of dermatology.
- To provide training that integrates the seven core competencies of osteopathic medicine.
- To provide the resident with progressive responsibilities, commencing with general medicine skills and progressing to complete care of patients in need of dermatologic care.
- To develop the teaching skills of the dermatology residents.
- To develop medical ethics and interpersonal skills of the residents.
- To develop an interest in and understanding of research in dermatology.
- To develop professional leadership and management skills of the residents.
- To provide learning experiences based on measurable objectives for the education of residents during a three-year residency program.
- To prepare the resident to meet certification requirements of the ACGME through the American Board of Dermatology.
- Scientific Papers – Prepare two papers or manuscripts during each year of training
- Mandatory Meetings – Annual Fall AAD Meeting (maybe provide a link to the AAD meeting page?)
- Optional Meetings – ASDS annual meeting, ACDS annual meeting, (Perhaps add links to these pages?)
- Elective Rotations – Each resident is allotted four weeks of elective rotations each academic year
- Bolognia Book Club (Weekly)
- Journal Club (Monthly)
- Board Review (Twice per month).
- Clinical Dermatology Series (Weekly)
- Dermatopathology (Weekly)
- Grand Rounds (Monthly)