Gloria Xu, MD
Fellowship Director – Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology
Learning is the cornerstone of personal and professional growth, and we provide a transformative educational experience to the next generation of dermatologists and researchers. Our faculty take great pride in our comprehensive 3-year dermatology residency program and our specialized fellowships in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Pediatric Dermatology. In addition, our department is firmly embedded in the School of Medicine and Public Health and maintains a strong tradition of mentoring students. We provide undergraduate and graduate courses and medical student clerkships to instill in our students a solid foundation in the principles of cutaneous medicine, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their future careers. We are committed to introducing learners to the fascinating world of cutaneous medicine through a dynamic combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory work, and real-world clinical exposure.
At UW Madison Dermatology, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of dermatological research and innovation. With our state-of-the-art research facilities and access to cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of dermatological discovery. Our research initiatives span a wide range of areas, including melanoma, skin cancer, developmental biology, vascular anomalies, disorders of hair, and immune dysregulation. We are dedicated to finding solutions that will improve patients’ lives and contribute to advancements in the field.
Healthcare innovation belongs in academics. We often care for patients with the most complex conditions. As interdisciplinary teams of physicians and scientists, we have a broad spectrum of knowledge and access to breakthrough technologies, all resulting in an environment that fosters a culture of high-impact, patient-directed innovation.
Quote from a physician-scientist.
Collaboration is a key pillar of our department; we foster a welcoming and inclusive environment where individuals are empowered and respected. Ideas are shared, collaborations flourish, and breakthroughs happen! We believe in the power of interdisciplinary science and diversity of views. We actively seek connections with other departments, institutes, and industry leaders. By partnering and bridging across scientific and clinical boundaries, we create opportunities for innovation, accelerate discoveries, and ultimately improve patient outcomes.
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Our commitment to equity is embedded in our values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, and respect and are aligned with the mission, vision, and values of UW Health and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.
The Department of Dermatology is dedicated to standing against all forms of discrimination, including on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, sex, gender and gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.
As you navigate our website, I encourage you to explore our faculty profiles, research initiatives, and educational programs. We are eager to share our latest findings, advancements, and achievements with you. Whether you are a student, a healthcare professional, a researcher, or simply interested in dermatology, we hope our website serves as a valuable resource for information and inspiration.
Beth Drolet, MD