Resident Training

Rotations

The residents have the following rotations throughout residency:

  • Howard University Hospital (General Dermatology, Inpatient Clinics)
  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology Elective – Chief Year (by individual design)
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (General Dermatology, Inpatient Consults and Dermatologic Surgery)
  • Children’s National Medical Center (Pediatric Dermatology)
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Resident Assignments PGY-2, PGY-3, and PGY-4

  1. Howard University Hospital (PGY-2: 8 months, PGY-3 and PGY-4: 6 months)

  1. General Dermatology Clinic
  2. Hospital Consultation Service
  3. Vitiligo and Phototherapy Clinic
  4. Children’s Hospital Pediatric Dermatology Clinic

  1. VA Medical Center (PGY-2: 4 months, PGY-3 and PGY-4: 6 months)

  1. General Dermatology Clinic
  2. Hospital Consultation
  3. Dermatology Surgery Clinic

Additional Resident Assignments PGY-3 and PGY-4

  1. Howard University Hospital (PGY-3 and PGY-4: 6 months)

  1. Walter Reed Army Medical Center – Mohs and dermatological surgery clinic
  2. Office of Dr. David Green – Dermatological surgery and laser
  3. Office of Dr. Vallerie Callender – Dermatological surgery and laser
  4. Office of Dr. Eliot Battle – Dermatological surgery and laser

  1. Howard University Hospital Dermatopathology rotation (PGY-4: 4weeks)

Education

Meetings

Residents attend the following meetings during residency:

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

Florida Dermatology/Pathology Review - chiefs

Barron’s Board Review course – chiefs

Didactic Conferences

Residents participate in the following didactic conferences during residency:

  • Journal Club (twice a month)
  • Dermatopathology Textbook Conference (twice a month)
  • Clinical Kodachrome Conference (monthly)
  • Dermatopathology Slide Review (twice a month)
  • Basic Science Conference (weekly for 10 weeks)
  • Surgery Conference (weekly for 10 weeks)
  • NIH Clinical Dermatology Conference (twice a month)
  • Washington, D.C. Dermatological Society (monthly)