Curriculum

Clinical Activities:

Clinical responsibilities for our residents are split evenly between George Washington Medical Faculty Associates/University Hospital and the Washington, DC VA Medical Center. At each site, time is specifically allocated to weekly sessions at Children's National Health System.

George Washington University          
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

0800-1200

0800-1200

0800-1200

0800-1000

0800-1200

Off or Call from Home

Off or Call from Home

General Outpatient Clinic

 

Mohs Clinic / 

General Outpatient Clinic

Children’s National Pediatric Clinic / 

CTCL / Pigmented Lesion Clinic

Grand Rounds

Surgery Clinic

1100-1200

WRNMMC Basic Science  
(1x Month)/ Faculty and Guest Lectures

PM

 

1200-1300

1200-1300

1200-1300

 

 

Journal Club (Once a Month)/

CPC Conference (Once a Month)

Surgery / Cosmetic Lecture Series

 

1300-1500

1300-1700

1300-1700

1300-1545

1300-1700

General Outpatient Clinic / 

Supportive Oncoderm Clinic

 

Mohs Clinic / General Outpatient /

Male Genital Derm Clinic

Psoriasis / Patch Testing Clinic

Dermatopathology Textbook / Slide Review

General Outpatient Clinic

1545-1700

Andrews / Bolognia Textbook Review

  • At GW, all medical dermatology clinics serve as continuity clinics as patients are specifically booked under individual residents. Residents are on a rotational schedule with all faculty members for clinical and educational oversight. Residents rotate in several specialty clinics including: CTCL clinic with Dr. Frank Glass, psoriasis clinic with Dr. Alison Ehrlich, male genital dermatology clinic with Dr. Terrence Keaney, Mohs with Dr. Kelley Redbord, and surgery clinic with Drs. Maria Sotomayor and Lawrence Green.
  • Residents serve on the inpatient consult service on a rotational basis.
  • Resident cosmetic clinic rotations are incorporated into the resident rotations all three years with Dr. Alison Ehrlich. In addition, Dr. Keaney gives the residents cosmetic dermatology lectures, followed by live patient demos and hands on teaching. 
Washington DC VA Medical Center      

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

0800-1200

Dermatology Clinic

Dermatology Surgery Cases

Dermatology Clinic

GW Didactics

Dermatology Clinic

1300-1600

Dermatology Clinic

 

Dermatology Clinic/Laser Clinic

 

1:00-2:30 Dermatolopathology Slide Review

2:30-4:00 Inpatient Consults, patient follow-up

GW Didactics

Children’s National Pediatric Clinic 

1600-1700

Inpatient Rounds

Inpatient Rounds

 

 

 

 

  • While at the VA, residents participate in general dermatology clinics, dermatology surgery cases, laser clinics, and inpatient rounds.
  • Residents work closely with Drs. Mary Maiberger, Nasir Aziz, Pooja Khera, and Lauren Payne.

Resident Didactics

All residents convene on Thursdays for  a full day of academic programming. An overview of the schedule is below:

Didactics:

0800–1000

Grand Rounds

  • GW, NIH, and Washington Hospital Center

1100–1200

Faculty Lecture/Kodachromes/Basic Science

  • Residents participate in a joint basic science lecture series with The Dermatology Service at Walter Reed. Lectures are held monthly.
  • Kodachromes are taught monthly by Dr. Shabnam Shahabadi.
  • Faculty and visiting lectures give clinical lectures on varying topics.

1200–1300

Surgical/Cosmetic Lecture Series

  • Surgery lecture series 
  • Cosemtic lecture series 

1300–1500

Dermatopathology

  • Dermatopathology textbook review led by Dr. Frank Glass and Dr. Grace Kao. 
  • Slide review led by Dr. Frank Glass.
1500 - 1600

Weekly Resident/PD Meeting and Lecture

  • Residents meet weekly with Dr. Friedman for resident meeting and lecture/kodachrome review. 

1600–1730

Textbook Review

  • Taught by third year residents

While on GW service, residents participate in the following monthly conferences: