Dermatology scholarly activity

Affiliated Dermatology has a strong relationship Dermatology residents have access to resources and expertise in support of scholarly activities working with the Scrivner Family Director of the Research, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (ResQIPS) Program.   

Examples of in-house active research projects include:

  • Tissue bank collection for melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma tumors.
  • Genomic studies in patients at high risk for melanoma and other cancers.
  • Interdisciplinary conference abstracts and manuscripts on skin of color representation in dermatology literature and curricula.
  • Retrospective chart reviews, survey studies, case reports and conference abstracts.

Research requirements include:

  • Attend the basic science course at the American Academy of Dermatology annual conference as a PGY3 resident.
  • Attend resident and faculty development sessions hosted by the ResQIPS team.
  • All residents are required to be working on a research project at any given time. This is tracked by monthly in-house research meetings with the Chief of Staff.

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