PROGRAM PROFILE

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University of Calgary - Dermatology - Calgary

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Lynne Robertson

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Program Administrator

Tania Lafferty

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HIGHLIGHTS
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GENERAL INFORMATION

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.


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