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We are honored to have the following UW Derm Faculty speak at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting in San Francisco
March 20 - 24th 2015:

Nicholas Compton:
Dermatologic Manifestations of HIV and AIDS
Jennifer Gardner:
Finding Solutions to Challenging Cases
Paul Nghiem:
Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Diagnosis, Management and Controversies
Michi Shinohara:

Complications of Decorative Tattoo

News, Highlights and

Welcome to the Division of Dermatology at the
University of Washington

The mission of the Division of Dermatology is to provide outstanding patient care, train and mentor future leaders in dermatology, and advance dermatologic knowledge. We provide high quality patient care at multiple sites in the
greater Seattle area, in conjunction with one of the nation's
top dermatology residency and training programs.


Dr. John Olerud, Congratulations on being selected as the recipient of the UW School of Medicine’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award!

Dr. Paul Nghiem, Congratulations on recently becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service!  Dr. Nghiem joins Dr. John Olerud, Dr. Jay Vary and Dr. Andrea Kalus as UW Dermatology faculty who are also members of AOA

Drs. Roy Colven and Meredith Sheedy, Congratulations on recently receiving UW PRAISE awards!  The PRAISE (Patient Reported Assessment in Satisfaction and Excellence) awards reflect patient comments and are awarded to healthcare providers who are rated among the top in the nation for their listening and communication skills.

Grand Rounds

April 1, 2015

"SJS/TEN: Opportunities for Collaboration"

Carolina Simunovic, MD
2nd Year Resident
Division of Dermatology

April 8, 2015

Patient Conference

Grand Rounds>>

Missed a grand rounds lecture?

Past lectures are once again available online! Go to our Division Intranet to check it out! (Faculty and staff only)