Our Training Programs

The department provides dermatological training to:

  • Medical students
  • Dermatology residents
  • International graduate physicians in Diploma, Master of Science and Doctor of Science degree programs
  • Residents in primary care, family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics (lectures and clinical rotations)
  • Practicing primary care physicians
  • Clinical fellows in skin oncology and dermatopathology
  • Pre- and post-doctoral research fellows in cell and molecular biology and preventive oncology

COVID-19 Update:

Due to the increasing concern surrounding the spread of COVID-19, we invite our trainees to explore these remote educational resources generously offered by our academic colleagues of various Dermatology Departments throughout the nation.

Please note: These lectures will be updated routinely to include up-to-date information about upcoming educational opportunities.

Boston University Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds:

Wednesday, May 7, 2020


Classification of the cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19

Classification of the cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 – Supplementary Material


Daily Didactics at Penn State (held Monday – Fridays from 8am to 9am)

Cockerell Dermatopathology – DERMATOLOGY | DERMATOPATHOLOGY | CLINICOPATHOLOGIC  Educational Webinars


UCI Dowling Club Lecture Series 2015 -2016

UCI Dowling Club Visiting Professor Lecture Series 2016 – 2017

Dermatology Literature Review Podcast from the University of Utah and Texas Tech University

Fall Clinical Virtual Grand Rounds

Adherence to Treatment | Steven R. Feldmen, MD, PhD (71:46)

Dermoscopy in Medical Practice | David L. Swanson, MD (67:37)

The MAGIC WAND Initiative: Empowering Clinicians to Lead Problem-Based Innovation | Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD (49:08)

Puritus: Nerves and the Immune System | Timothy Berger (61:28)

Nonclassical sex hormone signaling drives cellular differentiation and potentiates immunotherapy | Todd W. Ridky, MD, PhD (74:19)

Experience with Jak kinus inhibitors for Alopecia Areata | Wilma Bergfeld, MD, FAAD (43:20)

Moving Beyond Topicals: Systemic Immunomodulatory Medications for Pediatric Skin Disease | Heather Brandling-Bennett, MD (60:13)

Psoriasis and Comorbidity: A Primer for Clinicians | Joel M Gelfand, MD MSCE (53:49)

Immunotherapy of Human CTCL | Alain H. Rook, MD (68:57)

Modeling UV-induced Skin Cancer to derive improved therapies | John Seykora, MD PhD (63:45)

Dermatopathology Cases from the University of Pittsburgh

YouTube Channel of Dr. Robert Kirsner (Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine)

Society for Pediatric Dermatology AAD Pre-Meeting

Academic Virtual Slide Set: Fungal Infections

YouTube Channel of Cockerell Dermatopathology past webinars

YouTube Channel of Dr. Peter Pavlidakey (Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama Birmingham)

The Third Annual GWU In-Service Scramble Board Review Session

YouTube Channel of Jerad Gardner, MD (Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)

YouTube Channel  of Dirk Elston, MD (Professor of Dermatology at the University of South Carolina)

Maintaining Professionalism and Minimizing Burnout during the COVID pandemic – Andrea Murina MD (Associate Professor of Dermatology at Tulane University School of Medicine)

CLE and Dermato, Morphea and Systemic Sclerosis, and Vasculitis Curriculum (pre- and post-tests included)