To help prospective residents prepare for the unique challenges presented by Match 2021, Department of Dermatology Chair Beth Drolet, MD, met virtually with several experts to discuss these challenges and ways to address, bypass, or overcome them.
Funding Opportunity at UW Skin Disease Research Center
The University of Wisconsin Skin Disease Research Center (UW SDRC) is supported in part by a grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The Pilot and Feasibility Studies Program …
Take a tour of our surgical training space!
Welcome to the University of Wisconsin Dermatology surgical training space! Nearly a century ago, Dr. Frederic Mohs pioneered a revolutionary technique for surgical treatment of skin cancer, and we maintain that proud tradition of excellence in cutaneous surgery today.
Surgeons, Dermatologists Team Up To Treat Skin Cancer Patients During COVID-19 (UWHealth.org)
“In 48 hours…we made all these changes, and we’ve been constantly refining it, taking great care of patients, seeing lots of people safely, and preserving PPE,” Aylward said.
New Grants and Publications for Drs. Arkin, Hinshaw, and Schieke!
June has been a month to celebrate UW Dermatology clinical research, as news arrives our faculty were awarded two ICTR Pilot Awards, and a new paper was accepted for publication!
AAD Recognizes Drs. Hinshaw and Reeder with 2020 Presidential Citation Awards
Congratulations to Drs. Molly Hinshaw, MD, and Margo Reeder, MD, for being selected for the American Academy of Dermatology 2020 Presidential Citation Awards!
UW Health Dermatologist Researching “COVID Toes” in Children (UWHealth.org)
During the COVID-19 global pandemic, pediatric dermatologists at UW Health and elsewhere saw a surge of red to purple bruise-like blisters and bumps on otherwise healthy children. Doctors soon hypothesized there could be a link between the painful purple blistered toes and COVID-19, so the term “COVID toes” was coined and began making headlines.
Faculty Highlight: Lisa Arkin, MD
Dr. Arkin is pushing the boundaries of laser treatment by combining it with new research that shows that vascular stains like birthmarks and port-wine stains are caused by the same genetic changes that cause cancer.
Dermatology Department Mission, Vision and Values
To Heal, To Educate, To Discover