Dermatology Residency Program
The Department of Dermatology has a categorical residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Two residents are taken into the program every year. In the first year, the residents complete a specially designed preliminary year in internal medicine. Afterwards, each resident spends three years learning dermatology through both extensive clinical experience and comprehensive didactic sessions.
Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers a one-year ACGME approved Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship. The majority of time will be spent on Mohs surgery and cutaneous oncology. The fellow will also work with other specialties integral to a multidisciplinary approach to skin cancer, including oculoplastic surgery, otolaryngology, medical oncology, dermatopathology, radiation oncology and plastic surgery. The focus is to prepare the fellow to handle common and complex cutaneous malignancies and become adept at performing a broad range of reconstructions.
The Department of Dermatology offers research fellowship opportunities. There are two research-oriented fellowships at Ohio State – the Medical Dermatology Research Fellowship and the Cutaneous Lymphoma Research Fellowship.
Medical Student Rotators
The department accepts four medical students per month to rotate in dermatology. One of these students can be a student from outside of Ohio State. Students wishing to specialize in dermatology are given preference for months July through December. Instructions for the outside student rotators can be found on the College of Medicine's visiting student page.
Continuing medical education opportunities
Dermatology grand rounds
Ohio State's Department of Dermatology holds grand rounds on the third Wednesday of every month. The meeting is approved for two hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. and consists of patient viewing followed by a discussion of the cases and a review of the biopsy specimens. The meeting is open to physicians, physician assistants, medical students, nurses and allied health students. Professional attire is required for the patient viewing. Individuals wishing to attend may call 614-293-7898 for further information.
Central Ohio Dermatology Society
The Central Ohio Dermatology Society meets several times a year, either in conjunction with Ohio State's grand rounds or independently for dinner meetings. Individuals interested in membership can contact Dr. Gwyn Londeree at 614-442-1012.