Current Editors: Renat Ahatov, Michael Phan, and Andrea Francis

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Past Editors: Elise Weisert, Michael Ryan, Keith Wagner, Tim Allen, Kristyna Gleghorn, Dung Mac, Alex Acosta, William Tausend, Sheila Jalalat, Rebecca Philips, Chelsea Altinger, Lindsey Hunter, Alison Wiesenthal, Leslie Scroggins, Mara Dacso, Ashley Group, Fadi Constantine, Emily Fridlington, Joslyn Witherspoon, Tasneem Poonawalla.

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Statement of purpose

Statement of purpose: The Dermatology Interest Group (DIG) at UTMB is a student organization which recognizes dermatology as a broad, interesting, and challenging area of medicine. The missions of DIG@UTMB are:
• To encourage medical student interest in dermatology;
• To increase exposure of medical students to dermatology;
• To foster a sense of collegiality among students interested in dermatology;
• To help students find mentors within the field of dermatology;
• To provide information for students interested in skin research;
• To inform students about dermatology events at UTMB, locally, regionally, and
• To promote attendance at national and regional dermatology conferences; and
• To teach people in the Galveston community about preventive measures to protect against skin diseases.
• To create and disperse an electronic newsletter which will form a cohesive link between students, faculty, residents, alumni and to disperse information regarding opportunities in research, experience, and volunteerism within dermatology.