Graduated from an AMA/AOA accredited medical school
Completed an AMA/AOA approved internship
Present passing board scores
Present a curriculum vitae
Present a personal statement
Present three letters of reference, two being from practicing dermatologist
Present a medical school transcript
Present a Dean's letter
Journal Club (Monthly)
Clinical Dermatology Series (Weekly) - Navid Nami, D.O.
Dermatopathology (Weekly) - Paul Shitabata, M.D.
Grand Rounds (Monthly)
Chino Valley Medical Center - Resident lectures
To provide training that integrates basic medical sciences with clinical medicine in an orderly, progressive, and academic manner from a defined department of dermatology.
To provide training that integrates the seven core competencies of osteopathic medicine.
To provide the resident with progressive responsibilities, commencing with general medicine skills and progressing to complete care of patients in need of dermatologic care.
To develop the teaching skills of the dermatology residents.
To develop medical ethics and interpersonal skills of the residents.
To develop an interest in and understanding of research in dermatology.
To develop professional leadership and management skills of the residents.
To provide learning experiences based on measurable objectives for the education of residents during a three-year residency program.
To prepare the resident to meet certification requirements of the AOA through the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology.
Scientific Papers - Prepare papers or manuscripts during each year of training
Gross & Microscopic Symposium Abstract - at the AAD annual meeting at least once in three year training
Scientific Poster - at the annual AOA/AOCD meeting during second year of training
Case Presentation - Annual
Mandatory Meetings - Annual Fall AAD
Elective - 1 month per academic year
Vacation - 14 days vacation per academic year
The mission of our dermatology training program is to provide residents with comprehensive structured cognitive and clinical education that will enable them to become a competent, proficient and professional dermatologists. Our program is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse residents and physicians. We recognize that diversity is a multi-faceted issue, encomassing race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and disability and we feel that it is critical that our trainees reflect the diversity of the patients we serve and the US population as a whole.
Our goal is to attract and retain diverse and culturally intelligent residents.