The Dermatology Residency Program at the U of C offers:
An enthusiastic faculty that is committed to excellence in clinical medicine, research and medical education.
A very collegial work environment that promotes inclusiveness, equity and transparency.
A comprehensive and flexible educational program in the field of dermatology that includes:
Numerous opportunities for basic science and clinical research;
Protected time to enable attendance at weekly dermatology academic half day sessions which include faculty led morphology rounds, dermatopathology sessions, didactic lectures and resident led patient viewing rounds and Bolognia chapter reviews;
Weekly adult & pediatric medical grand rounds and biweekly dermatopathology multiheaded microscope rounds;
Dermatopathology teaching from 6.5 FTE dermatopathologists working at a single site;
Bimonthly surgical skills teaching labs using cadavers;
Multidisciplinary and specialty clinics in cutaneous surgical oncology, cutaneous lymphoma, pediatric dermatology, transplant dermatology, autoimmune bullous diseases, vascular birthmarks, patch testing, pediatric rheumatology and cutaneous wounds;
Funding support for conference travel in the core dermatology years as well as funding support for research presentations;
Average weekly city-wide on-call of 1 in 8 for urgent hospital and community based dermatology consultations;
Ratio of residents to faculty during core dermatology years of 1.5:1;
Ample elective time allowing the candidate to choose rotations based on their career goals;
The opportunity to pursue interprovincial and international electives.