Educational activities are throughout each week, and vary in scope and type. Some examples are:
Clinical Pathological Conference
Meets weekly to discuss current and relevant cases, while also providing insight into clinical problem solving and into the correlation between clinical presentation and pathologic findings.
Multidisciplinary Melanoma and Skin Cancer Tumor Board
Weekly Tumor Board with the Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center.
DC Resident Consortium
Quarterly, large-scale, didactic session conjoined with other DC- based dermatology residency programs.
Meets once a week to increase the resident's medical knowledge of dermatologic conditions and diseases.
Meets weekly to increase the resident's ability to recognize skin disease by means other than clinical examination.
Meets twice monthly to teach the resident the scientific process of clinical investigation and analysis and keep residents up to date with the latest methods and technology.
Meets weekly to improve resident's ability to recognize histopathologic patterns of disease and improve clinic-pathologic correlation.
Meets weekly to improve the resident's recognition of common diseases, rare and exotic diseases, disease processes, and various alternatives to treatment of diseases. Grand Rounds are distributed amongst the academic institutions in Washington, D.C., including Georgetown University, George Washington University, Howard University, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).