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The dermatology fellow will work with faculty at the main Children’s National campus and at easily accessible satellite clinics in Washington, D.C., and Maryland, as well as various multidisciplinary clinics and procedure clinics, including in the operating room. The fellow will work directly with dermatology residents and attendings managing consults during the weekdays, taking on a supervisory role with the residents as the year progresses. The fellow is not required to take call on nights and weekends.
There will be a fellow continuity clinic starting in the second quarter of the year, in which the fellow will have graduated autonomy while remaining directly supervised by an attending. The fellow will virtually attend weekly GW dermatopathology conference and will participate in various divisional and local educational conferences as follows:
Discuss challenging cases with all division members incorporating literature review.
Formal didactic session with the fellow and faculty for a combination of textbook review and review of the literature.
Didactic sessions with a focus on basic science relevant to both general and pediatric dermatology.
The fellow will have the opportunity to attend grand rounds at the NIH, currently held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The fellow will give a Krazy Kodachromes lecture on pediatric dermatology, which will be recorded and available nationally to dermatology residents and fellows. Examples of past sessions are available here
Lecture series for all D.C.-area dermatology residents and fellows hosted by Kaiane Habeshian, M.D.
, at Children’s National with multidisciplinary lectures from various specialties including genetics, child abuse pediatrics, rheumatology, immunology and psychology. The fellow will learn from the didactic sessions and present in the clinicopathologic correlation component of the conference in collaboration with dermatopathology.
Formal conference hosted by the academic institutions in D.C. with case presentations and a guest speaker. The participating institutions are GW, Children’s National, MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown, Howard University Hospital, National Institutes of Health, INOVA and the Capitol Consortium (Walter Reed) military program. If applicable, the fellow will help organize the Children’s National meeting (held every other year) and present a case or give a lecture.