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Department of Dermatology


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Welcome to the Department of Dermatology

We are committed to providing excellent patient care, conducting investigational research and training the next generation of dermatologists. Explore our Web site to learn more about our world-renowned clinical programs, nationally recognized educational program, and pioneering clinical trials. We are dedicated to improving dermatological care not only for today, but for the future.

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Department Highlights

General announcements

The Department of Dermatology welcomed Dr. Noah Goldfarb to the department as a faculty member this Spring. Dr. Goldfarb is one of only a few physicians in Minnesota with an expertise in rheumatologic dermatology—which enables him to treat complex autoimmune conditions that affect the skin.

University of Minnesota Pediatric Dermatologists attended the Annual Society for Pediatric Dermatology Meeting in Boston.

Check out this video on sunburn care and prevention and this article on psoriasis featuring Pediatric Dermatologist Ingrid Polcari, MD.

Recent honors, awards and presentations

Dermatology resident Diana Cohen, MD was nominated/selected to attend the inaugural Dermatology Entrepreneurship Conference in May, 2015.

Dermatology resident Kevin Gaddis, M.D., has been nominated and selected to serve as a representative to the Association of American Medical Colleges Organization of Resident Representatives (AAMC ORR). 


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Lecture Schedule & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Evening Grand Rounds
Speaker:  Daniel Miller, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
University of Minnesota
Great Cases from the Inpatient Consult Service

Weekly Lecture Schedule

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Dermatology Department Conference Room, 4th Floor, PWB

Surgical Closures
Steven Chow, MD, Surgical Dermatologist
JAAD Journal Club
Maria Hordinsky, MD, Professor and Chair
CME Eleni Moraites, MD, Dermatology Resident
Microneedling/Platelet Rich Plasma
Ronda Farah, MD, Assistant Professor

Friday, November 27, 2015


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