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Office of the University Registrar


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Office of the University Registrar
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1041
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Fourth-Year Clerkship Coordinator

Mrs. Xochilth J. Torres
Fourth-Year Coordinator / Registrar Assistant
Phone: (301) 295-3448
E-mail: xochilth.torres@usuhs.edu

Course Descriptions by Department- Dermatology

DMR4100, Clinical Dermatology

Course #: DMR4100, Clinical Dermatology
Course Type: C
Department: DMR
Duration: 4
Hours: 5
(Letter/Pass/Fail): P

Description: Allow students to participate in the care and management of inpatient & outpatient dermatology patients through direct contact with patients under staff supervision. Specific educational techniques include didactic sessions, conferences led by staff and senior residents, lab demonstrations, audiovisual material, histopathology review, slide presentations, assisting in dermatologic surgery, and case presentations. Some teaching centers will offer additional specialized opportunities such as Mohs surgical procedures, consultant visits, city-wide Grand Rounds, and clinical research programs.

Comments: Clerkship is designed to teach fundamental principles of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of skin diseases. Expectations include completing an end of rotation exam and giving a short presentation on a dermatological topic of interest.

Sites: BAMC, CPMC, DAMC, DGMC EAMC, EGMC, FBNC, JAMC, KAMC, KEMC, LAND, MAMC, MGMC, NNMC, PMMC, RIMC, SCOT, TAMC, WBMC, WHMC, WPMC, WRMC