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UC San Diego Department of Dermatology Residency Training Program


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Residency Program

The University of California San Diego Department of Dermatology Residency Training Program is an ACGME accredited three-year training program that is designed to provide outstanding training in dermatology. The residency allows our residents to achieve program goals with extensive clinical experience and a degree of flexibility to focus and develop specific areas of interest. 


  1. To train well-rounded clinicians through didactic and clinical exposure
  2. To cultivate dermatologists who will contribute to the specialty in a meaningful way through scholarship, leadership, and service
  3. To provide opportunities to expand culture competence and train socially responsible physicians
  4. To promote and protect the wellness of the dermatology residency program by optimizing the core values of well-being

·         Clinical Education

·         Educational Curriculum

·         Research Residency

·         Current Residents

·         Instructions for residency applicants

·         Medical student rotations

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​The Department of Dermatology Residency Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine is proud to train future clinicians and leaders in dermatology.  Your donation will support education-related activities such as the purchase of books and dermatoscopes, travel to educational conferences, and a lectureship series.

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