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Monday, November 30, 2015

Dermatology Night at St. Vincent’s Clinic on December 3rd, 2015

Join UTMB Dermatology residents and faculty for the upcoming dermatology night at St. Vincent’s Clinic. Please see the calendar link below to reserve your volunteering spot:

When: Thursday, Dec 3rd, 5:30-9PM (volunteers should arrive at 5:15)
Where: St. Vincent's House, 2817 Post Office Street, Galveston, Texas 77550

Monday, November 23, 2015

UTMB Department of Dermatology Employee Recognized

Congratulations to Ms. Betty Head, a long term employee in the UTMB Department of Dermatology. Ms. Head’s career at UTMB was nicely summarized in an article published in the November 2015 issue of Health System Friday Focus. She has worked at UTMB for 67 years. If you want to know anything about the history of the UTMB Department of Dermatology, just ask Ms. Head!

UTMB MS3 has UTMB Dermatology Honors Research Project Approved

Congratulations to UTMB MS3 Kristyna Gleghorn for the approval of her UTMB Dermatology Honors Research Project entitled, “Severe Cutaneous Drug Reactions in Pediatric Patients with an Emphasis on Recently Approved Medications.” Her faculty advisor on this project is UTMB Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatopathology Director, Dr. Brent Kelly.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Upcoming DIG Meeting on Dec 1st

Join the Dermatology Interest Group (DIG) for our last meeting for the fall semester on Dec 1st. We will be discussing upcoming volunteer activities and how to get involved in the Texas Dermatology Society meeting in Spring 2016 (April 14-16, The Omni Hotel Houston, TX). This will be an important meeting for MS1, 2, and 3.   

Date & time:  December 1st (Tuesday) at 5:00-6:00 pm 
Location: Dermatology Conference Room 4.112 McCullough Building

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

UTMB House Staff Pay Raise on July 1, 2016

UTMB residents and fellows will get a pay increase next July. Salaries for dermatology residents and fellows will be:   

PGY2:                    $51,876   

PGY3:                    $53,483   

PGY4:                    $55,994   

PGY5 (fellow):       $58,538   

PGY1 residents at UTMB will be paid $50,176.