Rotations and Clinical Training Sites
Emory Dermatology residents spend much of their time in the outpatient clinics of our affiliated hospitals. Additional rotations include adult and pediatric dermatology inpatient and consultation services, dermatopathology, procedural dermatology, and teledermatology.
Each clinical setting is unique and offers the trainee an extraordinarily rich and diverse training experience in Dermatology.
Emory University Hospital is a 587-bed tertiary referral center for serious and complicated adult illnesses and is staffed exclusively by Emory University School of Medicine Faculty. The Emory Clinic is the outpatient faculty practice and is the largest, most comprehensive system for adult healthcare in Georgia with more than 1,280 specialists, 19 specialty centers, and 11 clinic locations throughout the state.
In additional to staffing adult inpatient consultations at Emory University Hospital, residents rotate through general dermatology and a variety of subspecialty clinics including pediatric dermatology, immunodermatology, hair loss, melanoma and pigmented lesions, allergic contact dermatitis and Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery.
Emory University Hospital Midtown is a 511-bed acute care teaching hospital in Midtown Atlanta. More than 1,000 private practice and Emory Clinic physicians practice in 28 specialties. Third year residents in the Department of Dermatology participate in a unique inpatient Teledermatology consultative service under the close supervision of attending dermatologists to prepare residents for complex inpatient medical dermatology consultations as they prepare for unsupervised practice after graduation.
Grady Memorial Hospital is one of the largest public hospitals in the Southeast and is an internationally recognized teaching hospital with historic commitment to serving the health needs of the most vulnerable and underserved. Since it opened in 1892, Grady Memorial Hospital has provided quality, comprehensive healthcare in a compassionate, culturally competent, and fiscally responsible manner to residents of metro Atlanta and Georgia.
Grady is noteworthy for Emory–led programs not widely available elsewhere in the region such as a regional burn center and one of the top three HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country. In addition to outpatient adult and pediatric dermatology clinics, residents receive additional training in dermatopathology, dermatologic surgery, and inpatient consultations.
Helpful Links: Emory/Grady Partnership
The Atlanta VAMC is located on the periphery of the Emory campus and is a 500 bed affiliate serving over 400,000 veterans in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Residents rotating through the VA staff outpatient clinics and receive additional training in dermatologic surgery, teledermatology, and inpatient consultations.
CHOA is a 260 bed hospital dedicated to specialized care for infants, children and teens. Egleston Hospital has served as Emory University’s pediatric teaching affiliate since 1956 and is located on the Emory University campus. Emory Dermatology residents participate in pediatric dermatology consultations in the inpatient and emergency department settings as part of the Pediatric Dermatology consult rotation.