General Dermatology: Clinical blocks in general
dermatology staffed by attendings with diverse interests
encompassing complex medical dermatology, immunodermatology,
tropical and infectious disease, CTCL, hair diseases, and
cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases.
Dermatopathology: Educational block spent
signing out cases with our staff dermatopathologists, reviewing
slide collections to hone skills, and prepare slides and images
for grand rounds and upcoming conferences.
Surgery/Procedural Dermatology: Time is spent
with the program's Mohs surgeons developing surgical skills and
competency in performing biopsies, local excisions, Mohs, and
Pediatric Dermatology: Rotations based out of
Children's National Medical Center and Georgetown University
Hospital which include a vascular anomalies clinic, a
neurofibromatosis clinic, general pediatric dermatology clinic, a
pediatric procedural clinic, and inpatient/ED consults.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Consults/MedStar
Washington Hospital Center Consults: Numerous inpatient
and ED consults are generated from these two large tertiary
referral centers composed of 900+ beds at MedStar Washington
Hospital Center and 500+ beds at MedStar Georgetown University
Cutaneous Oncology: Based out of MedStar
Washington Hospital Center's melanoma center, this rotation
encompasses diagnosis, management, and follow-up of cutaneous
melanomas incorporating a multidisciplinary approach. Heavy
emphasis is placed on developing dermascopic skills and in mole
mapping. Additionally, this clinic serves as a regional referral
center for cutaneous lymphomas.
Photo/Contact: A specialty clinic for patients
with contact dermatitis, photo-contact dermatoses, and
photosensitive diseases. Patients undergo expanded series patch
testing, photosensitivity MED testing, and photopatch testing.
Dermatology: General dermatology clinic interspersed
with care of patients admitted to the inpatient dermatology
service and monitoring of patients undergoing extracorporeal
Electives/NIH: Clinical rotations are available
to upper-level residents as well as a clinical rotation at the
NIH which encompasses clinics, consults, and preparation for