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Residency Program

Overview of the Program

The Dermatology Residency Program is a three-year program in which resident physicians beginning at the PGY-2 level receive training in the specialty of dermatology. At completion of their training, residents are qualified to sit for the American Board of Dermatology and provide dermatologic care. Our program now allows for nine residents. 

Our program strives to:

  • Provide clinical diagnostic and therapeuitc experiences that reflect the modern practice of dermatology.
  • Provide comprehensive didactics to include general, cosmetic, pediatric, surgical as well as dermatopathology.
  • Employ faculty who will provide graded direction and supervision of patient care by residents.
  • Provide cutting edge continuing medical education activities for residents and the dermatology community.

Requirements and Objectives: (abridged)

  • Attend resident continuity and faculty clinics, weekly textbook, dermatopathology, clinical kodachrome, surgery, basic science, journal clubs, resident board review, grand rounds, morphologic and morbidity & mortality conferences and resident and faculty led lectures.
  • Keep accurate procedural logs, required by the ACGME and ABD.
  • Rank above 40th percentile on in-service training exams.
  • Dedicated annual away rotation in dermatopathology in Tulsa, OK.
  • Take call according to the schedule assigned.
  • Attend all state dermatological society meetings and the annual American Academy of Dermatology meeting participating in patient and poster presentations.
  • Provide inpatient consultation at OU Medical Center, Children's Hospital and the VA Medical Center.
  • Scholarly activities including speaker presentations, journal and poster submissions.

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