Sponsoring Department: Dermatology
Course Title: Career Exploration in Dermatology

Faculty Course Director: Chris Sayed, M.D.


Prerequisites: None


Periods Offered: 2 slots will be reserved during blocks 10, 11 and 12


Maximum Enrollment: 2


Clinical/Non-Clinical: Clinical


Duration of Elective/Selective: 2 weeks


Where/When to report on first day: 410 Market Street, Suite 400 (Southern Village) at 8:00 am


Learning Objectives: (what student will be able to do as a result of this experience)

1. Expose medical students to a career in Dermatology

2. Appropriate use of morphology terminology


Learning Activities:


Weekly scheduled conferences and rounds

Clinics each day

Expected hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

No on-call requirements


STUDENTS: This rotation is an exploration experience and not intended to generate a letter of recommendation. Fort hose students interested in pursuing dermatology as a career, we expect them to choose a fourth week dermatology elective during senior year.




All 2 week career exploration electives are pass fail. Please note what is required for passing.