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Department of Dermatology


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    Welcome to the U of M Department of Dermatology

    We are committed to providing excellent patient care, conducting investigational research and training the next generation of dermatologists.

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    Pediatric Dermatology at the University of Minnesota

    The Pediatric Specialty Care Explorer Clinic is in the East Building at 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis. Call 612-365-6777 for an appointment.


    Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program

    The Melanoma and Skin Cancer team provides multidisciplinary, comprehensive care from the initial screening to diagnosis, treatment and ongoing follow-up. For more information call the Cancer Care referral line: 855-486-7226, 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

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.

We are currently recruiting for this study. 
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Department Highlights

General announcements 

The Department of Dermatology is proud to congratulate Christina Boull, M.D., who will be our first Pediatric Dermatology fellow starting July 1, 2015. Congratulations Dr. Boull!

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

UMN Amplatz Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Clinic and Pediatric Dermatology announce Center for Pediatric Vascular Lesions. 

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

July 8, 2015
Milton Orkin Lectureship
John Harris, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Dermatology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Topic: Autoimmune diseases/Vitiligo

August 12, 2015
Doctors Charles and Susan Crutchfield Lectureship
Seemal Desai, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
Topic: Skin of Color

September 23, 2015
Robert Goltz International Lectureship
Georg Stingl, MD

Professor of Dermatology
Head, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Medical University of Vienna

October 14, 2015
Sheldon Mandel Lectureship
Janet Fairley, MD

Chair, John S. Strauss Professor and Head
Professor of Dermatology
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Topic: Bullous diseases

Practical Dermatology Fall Course:
Topics for Primary Care
October 16-17, 2015
Double Tree Minneapolis Park Place, Minneapolis

Weekly Lecture Schedule
- for the week of June 29, 2015 – July 3rd, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dermatology Department Conference Room, 4th Floor, PWB

12:30-1:30: Lunch & Introductions
1:30-4:30: Resident Orientation

Friday, July 3, 2015

No Lectures - Holiday

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