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Courses in Dermatology (DER)

Upper Division

192. Internship in Cutaneous Biology (1-4)

Internship—8-20 hours; final report. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent of instructor. Approval of project prior to internship by preceptor. Supervised work experience involving research on the skin. (P/NP grading only.)—Isseroff, Izumiya, Liu, Murphy, Takada

199. Special Study in Cutaneous Biology (1-4)

Prerequisite: advanced undergraduate standing and/or consent of instructor. Special study by individual arrangement of specialized topics in biology of skin. Work may be assigned readings, laboratory research or a combination. (P/NP grading only.) Isseroff, Izumiya, Liu, Murphy, Takada


299. Research in Cutaneous Biology (1-12)

Laboratory—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Independent research in cellular and biochemical mechanisms of cutaneous biology and pathology. (S/U grading only.) Isseroff, Liu


420. Integumentary System (2)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours: clinical activity—0.25 hours. Prerequisite: approval of School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions. Restricted to Medical students only; student must have passed all SOM Year 1 courses. Cell biology, pathology, and physical diagnosis of the skin. Recognition of normal variations, and common or important dermatoses. Patient demonstrations of select conditions. (P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Eisen, Isseroff

460. Dermatology Clinical Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity (inpatient/outpatient service)—40 hours for four weeks. Prerequisite: completion of three years of medical school; or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Observation and participation in dermatology clinics/practice and participation in Ward Rounds and Dermatology Clinics at UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser, and private practitioner offices.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Fazel

465. Specialty Externship in Dermatology (3-16)

Clinical Activity—30 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Externship provides in-depth exposure to one of a variety of subspecialties in Dermatology. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Fazel

466. Away Acting Internship in Dermatology (3-18)

Clinical Activity—40 hours; lecture—6 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Work at the level of a sub intern in Inpatient and/or Outpatient settings. Expectation is to provide direct patient management. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Fazel

470. Introduction to Dermatopathology (6)

Clinical—20 hours; independent study—20 hours; lecture/discussion—6 hours. Prerequisite: previous rotation in a Dermatology Clerkship; consent of instructor. Restricted to fourth year medical student. Integrated, multi-specialty approach to the microscopic diagnosis of inflammatory and neoplastic skin disorders. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Barr, Fung, Konia

475. Telehealth in Dermatology (6)

Clinical activity—4 hours; project—36 hours. Restricted to Medical students. Introduction to the application of telehealth in dermatology to provide diagnoses, consultation, treatment, and education. Participate in teledermatology clinics with remote sites throughout California, conduct telehealth project(s), and review the latest literature in telehealth application in improving healthcare access. May be repeated up to six units for credit for additional time needed to complete telehealth project or to work on new telehealth projects. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Armstrong

480. Insights in Dermatology (1-3)

Clinical activity—3-9 hours. Prerequisite: first- and second-year medical students in good academic standing; consent of instructor. Clinical experience limited to observation of delivery of dermatologic care and attendance at some conferences. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

495. Wound Healing: From Bench to Bedside (6)

Clinical activity—12 hours; laboratory—8 hours; autotutorial—15 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to medical students only. An integrated, multi-specialty approach to clinical soft tissue wound healing.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Isseroff

498. Special Topics in Clinical Dermatology (1-6)

Independent study—3-18 hours. Prerequisite: medical students with consent of instructor. Individually arranged study of special topics in clinical dermatology determined by student and instructor. Assigned readings and/or clinical examination of selected patients. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Armstrong

499. Research in Cutaneous Biology (1-12)

Laboratory—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Research, either laboratory or clinical, on ongoing projects within the department under supervision of faculty. (H/P/F grading only.)—Armstrong

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