Educational Curriculum

​Wednesday mornings are dedicated to academic instruction. The resident didactic educational schedule includes faculty lectures, book review, journal club (general dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and dermatologic surgery), board review, and dermatopathology slide review and lectures. 

Grand Rounds occurs 2-3 times per month at UCSD and 2 times per month at the Navy. 

Residents have the opportunity to learn from guest lecturers at the San Diego Dermatological Society meetings held 4-5 times per year, the UCSD Stoughton Lecture, and the UCSD Research Day. 

Residents are involved in hosting and presenting cases at the San Diego Dermatological Society meetings at UCSD and Rady Children's Hospital. In addition, they have the opportunity to present and learn from the research of colleagues at UCSD at the annual Research Day. 

Residents participate in quality improvement projects and biannual Morbidity and Mortality conferences.