Association of Professors of Dermatology

Association of Professors of Dermatology

DERM SURGEONS

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DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY SECTION

The mission of the Dermatologic Surgery Section is to promote education in dermatologic surgery. The objectives of the Dermatologic Surgery Section are to: 1) define the surgical curriculum for dermatology training, particularly in graduate and post graduate dermatology training programs and dermatologic surgery fellowships. The term training program shall refer to programs within departments, divisions, sections, or their equivalents, as recognized by each medical school; and to approved free standing three-year residency training centers that exist outside a medical school; 2) encourage innovation in dermatologic surgery training methods; 3) provide a forum for discussion of opportunities, challenges and developments of mutual interest to the academic faculty of dermatology training programs in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; and 4) promote cooperative relationships between the Section and other professional organizations whose goals are to educate trainees and physicians in procedural dermatology. The purpose of these relationships is to develop and maintain the highest educational standards within dermatology training.

OBJECTIVES
Define the surgical curriculum for dermatology training, particularly in graduate and post graduate dermatology training programs and dermatologic surgery fellowships. The term training program shall refer to programs within departments, divisions, sections, or their equivalents, as recognized by each medical school; and to approved free standing three-year residency training centers that exist outside a medical school.

1)     Encourage innovation in dermatologic surgery training methods
2)     Provide a forum for discussion of opportunities, challenges and developments of mutual interest to the academic faculty
         of dermatology training programs in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico
3)    Promote cooperative relationships between the Section and other professional organizations whose goals are to educate trainees
        and physicians in procedural dermatology. The purpose of these relationships is to develop and maintain the highest educational
        standards within dermatology training.
 

MEMBERSHIP
It is the primary goal of the Dermatologic Surgery Section to promote education in dermatologic surgery. The Dermatologic Surgery Section recognizes the special role and contribution of full time academic dermatologic surgeons in training medical students, residents, and fellows, and in maintaining the academic environment in which dermatologic surgical training primarily occurs. The organization also recognizes the important contribution of volunteer community faculty in dermatologic surgical education and research. All dermatologic surgeons participating full time in dermatology resident training programs are encouraged to become members.


DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY SECTION MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
1)    Be dermatologic surgeons who hold a faculty appointment in a dermatology department or section in an accredited medical schools
        and/or in an accredited free standing three year residency training programs outside medical schools located in the United States,
        Canada and Puerto Rico.
2)    The steering committee will determine who is a dermatologic surgeon and which level of academic affiliation qualifies for
        membership and the American Board of Dermatology will determine which programs are accredited.
3)    Actively contribute to the dermatologic surgical education of medical students, residents, fellows, and/or practicing physicians
        Part-time clinicians with academic affiliations who do not otherwise qualify for APD membership, may attend meetings of the
        Section by paying non-member meeting fees as set by the APD.

Dermatologic Surgery Section members benefit  from belonging to both available Listserv's
APD listserv and Derm Surgerons listserv

DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY SECTION STEERING COMMITTEE
DANIEL EISEN, MD
Chair                                                                                    
Term:  2017-2019                                                                              
University of California, Davis    

NAOMI LAWRENCE, MD         
Vice-Chair                                                                                
Term:  2017-2019                                                                                                   
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University         

KISHWER S. NEHAL, MD
Immediate Past Chair, ex-officio                                                                               
Term:  2017-2019                                                                                             
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center                      

BRYAN T. CARROLL, MD, PhD                                                                   
Term:  2015-2018                                                                                                              
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center               

MATT FOX, MD
Term:  2017-2020
Dell Medical School, University of Texas Austin
 
NICHOLAS J. GOLDA, MD
Term:  2016-2019
University of Missouri             
 
PETER K. LEE, MD
Term:  2015-2018
University of Minnesota
 
SIEGRID YU, MD
Term:  2017-2020
University of California, San Francisco

For more information about the Dermatologic Surgery Section of the APD, please contact the APD office