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Monday, November 21, 2016

Best Practices for Identifying Future Dermatology Academicians

Can future dermatology academicians be accurately identified when they apply for dermatology residency? The University of North Carolina, a storied dermatology department with one of the better records of developing academic dermatologists recently reviewed their institutional experience with completing residents (Morales-Pico BM, Cotton CC, Morrell, DS. Factors correlated with residents’ decisions to enter academic dermatology. Dermatology Online Journal, Volume 22, Number 11, November 2016, http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7295783b#page-1 ). The only variable that predicted a future academic career was a PhD (p=0.05).