Grand Rounds

Dermatology Grand Rounds

This is an ongoing program to update and educate students, residents, full-time and clinical faculty by:

  • In-depth presentations on a topic in clinical or investigative dermatology
  • Patient presentations/discussion which serve both an educational function through discussion of interesting or problematic cases, and to facilitate exchange of ideas regarding patient care.
  • Protocols are submitted for all patients. For information on how to schedule a patient for this patient conference, see below. Dermatology Grand Rounds meets the ACGME-required components to resident training of faculty-trainee sessions in small groups and participation of teaching faculty in clinical discussions in a manner that promotes a spirit of inquiry and scholarship.

    Dermatology Grand Rounds meets on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 am at the Roosevelt Derm Center campus. Patient Conference meets at 7:45 am in the Dermatology Center located at Roosevelt One, and is usually scheduled for the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesdays of the month. Lectures are held in the Roosevelt Two building in conference room 132, and are usually scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

    This month's schedule

    Outline of the 2014-2015 academic year

    List of previous year's Topics and Speakers

    Grand Rounds Objectives

  • Discuss ongoing issues in the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders.
  • Discuss current pathophysiology and therapy of dermatologic disorders.
  • Provide appropriate clinical differential diagnoses for dermatologic disorders.
  • How to schedule a patient for Derm Grand Rounds Patient Conference:

    Normally Patient Conferences take place on the 2nd, 4th, and (when applicable) 5th Wednesdays of the month. However, the schedule for this academic year may deviate at times from this format. In an attempt to allow enough time to properly discuss each patient, normalize the number of patients coming to the conference and provide a more informative experience for the conference we ask that you follow this procedure:

  • Check the schedule to confirm the date for the next patient conference.
  • Download a Patient Protocol form by clicking here, and complete the form.
  • Email that form in advance to Lauren Biesbroeck, MD, Chief Resident.
  • Directions to UWMC Roosevelt:


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    The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 50.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)

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