You will be rotating through a practice within 10 miles of downtown Dallas.
Monday to Friday 6:30 AM to mid-afternoon
Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.
Outpatient US Clinical Experience in Dermatopathology
What you will do:
You will work directly with a physician who is a board-certified dermatopathologist. This physician is a distinguished educator, mentor, and leader, and holds a faculty appointment at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School as Clinical Professor. The attending is involved in the education of residents at multiple medical schools, including UT Southwestern, Baylor College of Medicine, and McGovern Medical School, among others.
This is a high-volume practice that evaluates hundreds of biopsy specimens per day. You will evaluate slides prepared from biopsy specimens in patients with a wide variety of diseases with the attending physician using a multi-headed microscope. Periodically, the professor will point out key features and stop to discuss interesting or unusual findings. The goals of the rotation are to initially recognize the normal histology of the skin and develop conf
Who should consider this rotation:
International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking US clinical experience in pathology or dermatology should consider this rotation.
How to obtain a letter of recommendation: undefined
During the rotation:
Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.