Student Affairs - Career Development - Dermatology
95% of the time is spent in clinic, with 5% in hospital consultations. Typically, dermatology requires 8-10 hours per day, 4-5 days per week.
At Tulane, there are multiple clinical training sites, including VA, University Medical Center, Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, Children’s Hospital and Ochsner.
- Visual acuity
- Attention to detail
- Interpersonal Skills
- Technical Skills
- Strong work ethic
Opportunities for students to get involved in research are available, including clinical trails, research with residents, and student-initiated studies. Please contact the department for more information:
Additionally, students may want to pursue research opportunities through the DeBakey Scholars Program. This program offers medical students the opportunity to pursue and complete a longitudinal, structured, closely supervised research experience culminating in a capstone presentation prior to graduation. For more information, contact Dr. Kenneth Mitchell.
The Tulane Dermatology Interest Group, DIG, provides students with the opportunity to learn more about the field of dermatology and gives them the chance to apply their growing knowledge in a practical setting. We sponsor lectures on the field of general dermatology and the sub-specialties within dermatology, and match panels with 4th year students and residents. We also sponsor a service learning project, SPOTS (Sun Protection Outreach Teaching to Students), in order to educate teens at local middle and high schools about the dangers of tanning, the warning signs of skin cancer, and methods for sun protection. The club provides a forum for medical students who would like to match in dermatology to meet other students, residents, and dermatologists.
President: Christen Brown
Vice President: Alexander Jafari
Treasurer: Jeff Trojan
Summary Statistics (from "Charting Outcomes in the Match for US Allopathic Seniors, 2018")
Number of Applications and Positions (from "Results & Data 2018 Main Residency Match")