Medical Degree Program Admissions Information for Incoming Students Curriculum Electives Student Experience Student Support 620C - Dermatopathology This rotation is not accepting international students. Approval for this course is needed from the course coordinator. Home Education Medical Education Medical Degree Program Curriculum 620C - Dermatopathology Course Director, Coordinator and General Administrative Information 2021–2022 Academic Year Faculty & Staff Office Location Phone Email Director: Linda Doan, MD, PhD UCI Gottschalk Medical Plaza Irvine, CA 92697 949-824-0606 email@example.com Coordinator: Terena Wells 118 Med. Surge. I Irvine, CA, 92697 949-824-4405 firstname.lastname@example.org DESCRIPTION Students will spend the majority of their time with microscopic examinations. The student will have the opportunity to review selected study sets available in the Dermatopathology Laboratory. They will participate, to a limited extent, in actual case sign-outs and will help the dermatology resident gross tissue specimens for subsequent microscopic examination. Weekly conferences to be attended include basic science teaching conferences and dermatology grand rounds. Monthly conferences that are optional include multispecialty skin tumor board. Some time will also be available for reading or optional attendance at a morning dermatology clinic. Writing a brief case report for publication is encouraged. PREREQUISITES 620B Dermatology elective. This course is intended for fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. RESTRICTIONS This course is intended for third and fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. COURSE DIRECTOR Dr. Linda Doan is board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology and has a PhD in developmental biology. She is active in research with multiple collaborations between clinicians of different specialties and basic scientists. She is an invited editor for dermatology textbooks and is an invited lecturer at board review courses. She is currently an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Dermatology and an assistant clinical professor of pathology at UCI and serves as the director of the UCI Health Dermatopathology Laboratory. Terena Wells is the course coordinator for the 620C course. Terena comes to you with 20 years in the medical field, 13 of which she has worked in dermatology. She has a passion for dermatology and is fascinated with the field. INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST DAY Who to Report to on First Day: Alora Nguyen Location to Report on First Day: Dermatopathology Laboratory, Building 52, UCI Medical Center Time to Report on First Day: 9 a.m. SITE: UCI Medical Center DURATION: Four weeks Scheduling Coordinator: UCI students please call 714-456-8462 to make a scheduling appointment. Periods Available: The time of the course must be pre-approved by the elective director at least three months prior to the start of the course. No exceptions. NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED: One per rotation WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR THE COURSE Read as much dermatology as possible. Obtain a dermatopathology primer; several are available and at the student level: Essential Skin Pathology by Phillip McKee. Primer of Dermatopathology, 3rd Edition by Hood, Kwan, et. al. COMMUNICATION WITH FACULTY Questions about logistics should be directed to the course coordinator. Direct questions, comments, or concerns about the course can be directed to the course director. Contact information and office location are at the beginning of this document. The course director is also available to meet in person. Please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment. To ensure that your email will not be lost in the large volume of email received, please use the following convention for the subject line: SUBJECT: COURSE NAME, your last name, your issue (e.g. XXX, Smith, Request for appointment) Course Objectives and Program Objective Mapping The following are the learning objectives for the 620C course. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in these areas in order to satisfactorily complete the course. In addition, the extent of a student's mastery of these objectives will help guide the course evaluation and grade. Course Objective Mapped UCI School of Medicine Program Objective Sub Competency Core Competency Demonstrate knowledge of cutaneous anatomy, histology and pathology. A-1. Knowledge of the structure and function of the major organ systems, including the molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis Structure and Function of Organ Systems Knowledgeable Demonstrate knowledge of basic pathological changes and common cutaneous disease, both neoplastic and inflammatory. A-2. Knowledge of the pathogenesis of diseases, interventions for effective treatment, and mechanisms of health maintenance to prevent disease Disease Pathogenesis and Treatment Knowledgeable Demonstrate back understanding of how microscopic slides are interpreted and dictated. B-3. The ability to articulate a cogent, accurate assessment and plan, and problem list, using diagnostic clinical reasoning skills in all the major disciplines B-6. The ability to function effectively within the context of complexity and uncertainty in medical care. Patient Management Skillful Course Resources TEXTS AND READINGS: SUGGESTED Essential Skin Pathology by Phillip McKee Primer of Dermatopathology, 3rd Edition, by Hood, Kwan, et. al. Elston Requisites in Dermatopathology Major Exams, Assignments and Grading MANDATORY SESSIONS Session Title Location Monday AM Dermpath Lab Monday PM Dermpath Lab Tuesday AM Clinic Shadowing Tuesday PM Dermpath Lab Wednesday AM Grand Rounds/Lecture/Dermpath Lab Wednesday PM Dermpath Lab Thursday AM Dermpath Lab Thursday PM Dermpath Lab Friday AM Resident Didactics Friday PM Dermpath Lab MAJOR ASSIGNMENTS AND EXAMS Medical Student Dermpath Quiz administered at the end of the rotation GRADING Medical Students are graded using the following scale: Honors (H), Pass (P), Fail (F), and Incomplete (I). For further information, please review the Grading Policy. You have 30 days from the date of the grade to appeal any aspect of this grade. Please contact your clerkship/course director should you have any questions. The student will receive an Honors, Pass or Fail for this course. The standardized UCI elective evaluation form will be used to determine the student’s final grade. Evaluations will be made by the director of the Dermatopathology Laboratory and the resident(s) assigned to the service. The evaluation will include dependability, enthusiasm, intellectual curiosity, learning capability, creativeness and overall performance Requirements for “Pass” To receive a grade of Pass, students must demonstrate successful performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Requirements for “Honors” To receive a grade of Honors, students must demonstrate exceptional performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Grounds for “Incomplete” You will not be issued a grade until all elements of the course have been completed. REMEDIATION Remediation, if needed, will be designed by the course director to suit the issue at hand. Grounds for “Fail”: You will receive a grade of "Fail" if the requirements for passing the course have not been met. Please refer to the Grading Policy for the impact of the "Fail" grade to the transcript.