About Our Training and Education Programs

Trainees receive comprehensive exposure to dermatology in a supportive environment
The USC/Los Angeles General Medical Center program provides comprehensive training in medical dermatology in children and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings, procedural dermatology and dermatopathology. Outpatient subspecialty clinics include Immunobullous Disease, Rheumatology-Dermatology, Hansens Disease, Psoriasis, Pediatric Vascular Anomalies and HIV as well as Mohs surgery and dermatologic oncology and cosmetic dermatology. The inpatient dermatologic consultation services at Los Angeles General Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) are robust. The program and faculty are committed to resident education in a supportive and collegial involvement which includes predominantly faculty-led didactic lectures, monthly Grand Rounds and dermatopathology sign-outs. Residents develop their clinical skills within a variety of healthcare delivery systems at multiples sites including Los Angeles General Medical Center, Keck Medicine of USC, CHLA, and the VA- Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center. At these sites, residents provide care for an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse patient population which includes underserved and underinsured with complex pathology.