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DERM 309A. Pediatric Dermatology Clerkship (SUMC)

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Department
Dermatology
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Consists of a 4-week clerkship based at Pediatric Dermatology Clinic at 770 Welch Road, Suite 261 at LPCH Palo Alto location. This clerkship is designed to give students a broad clinical exposure to pediatric skin diseases. Emphasis is on the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems and the cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. Students are expected to attend the Tuesday morning didactic teaching sessions as well as the dermatology grand rounds every Thursday morning. Students are expected to learn how to describe and recognize morphology, to perform a thorough skin examination, and to perform basic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Basic conversational Spanish is not required as we have a translation service accessible in every exam room in the clinic.

Prerequisites
MED 208 or INDE 206, DERM 300A preferred

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 770 Welch Road, Suite 261, Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: 8.00 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Joyce Teng, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Director: Ann Marqueling, M.D.

Other Faculty
P. Khuu, J. Sorrell.

Coordinator
Kris Arao (650-723-6493) 700 Welch Road, Suite 301, Palo Alto, CA 94304.


 

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