Have graduated from an AMA/AOA accredited medical school
Have completed an AMA/AOA approved internship
Present passing board scores
Present a curriculum vitae
Present a personal statement
Present a list of previous dermatology rotations
Present three letters of reference, two being from practicing dermatologists
Present a medical school transcript
Present a Dean’s letter
Scientific Papers - Prepare three (3) 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 - at the annual AOA/AOCD meeting during third year of training
Mandatory Meetings - Spring AOCD / Annual AAD
Elective - 1 month per academic year
Vacation - 14 days vacation per academic year
Andrews Book Club (Weekly) - David Horowitz, D.O.
Journal Club (Monthly)
Board Review (Twice per month) - Mike Kassardjian, D.O.
Clinical Dermatology Series (Weekly) - Navid Nami, D.O.
Dermatopathology (Weekly) - Paul Shitabata, M.D.
Resident Lectures (Weekly) - University of California Irvine Department of Dermatology
Grand Rounds (Monthly) - University of California Irvine Department of Dermatology
Chino Valley Medical Center - Resident lectures (monthly)
Annual Reports - Must be typed and submitted within 30 days after the completion of training year, not before. Segregated totals and inpatient consultation logs should be submitted by email as Excel spreadsheet to the AOCD.
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.