Dermatology * Elective Course Description

Course Name:Clinical Dermatology
Course Number:ME-411
Elective Type:B1
Coordinator(s):

Contacts: Reliant Medical Group: Dianna Lacino, Practice Manager #508-595-2655

Private Practice -- Karen Rothman, M.D. - UMass Memorial Med Group, Westborough, #508-870-0650 

Department:Medicine
Sites Available:Reliant Medical Group & Private Offices
Months Offered:Call Coordinator, Limited availability/not offered every month
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites:UMASS 3rd & 4th year students only (Preference will be given to 4th yr. students) 
Elective Description: This elective will facilitate the student’s understanding of common diseases of the skin seen in a private practice setting.  The student will have a basic understanding of approaches to diagnosing and treating common skin diseases.  He/She will also develop a sense for which patients need to be referred to a dermatologist. 
Note: Students will need to contact Reliant Medical Group or private practices directly to arrange electives.  
Location: Reliant Medical Group or Private Office affiliates
Website: www.umassmed.edu/derm/index.aspx