SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Dermatology
For Medical Students
Third and fourth year medical students
Elective at Kings County Hospital and SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Medical students rotate through adult and pediatric outpatient dermatology clinics at KCH and SUNY. Rotations are between two and four weeks in duration. Medical students observe the work-up and management of patients, participate in pediatric journal club, and learn the principles of dermatologic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, such as skin biopsy and intralesional injections. Medical students are often able to join the consult team and learn basic facets of inpatient and emergency dermatology.
Fourth year medical student rotations are only 4-weeks long. For any additional questions or concerns please contact Beatrice Roberts.
Course coordinator: Beatrice Roberts
Elective at the Brooklyn VA Hospital
Students rotate through outpatient dermatology clinics at the Brooklyn VA. Students work with residents and attendings, gaining exposure to a variety of dermatologic conditions. Residents and attendings also provide several introductory lectures for medical students. Additionally, medical students attend weekly grand rounds lectures at SUNY Downstate.
Course coordinator: Cindy Farley