SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Dermatology
Education for Pre-clinical Students
As part of the Genes to Cells block rotation in the first year of medical school, Dr. Ed Heilman gives an introductory lecture in Dermatopathology, discussing the layers of the skin as well as the pathology of skin adnexal structures.
In the second year of medical school, as part of the Essentials of Clinical Medicine Course II, the SUNY Downstate dermatology residents provide medical students with an introduction to skin morphology through a lecture and small-group discussion. Additionally, in the second year of medical school, Dr. Sharon Glick presents a lecture on basic approaches to clinical dermatology.