Dermatology & Cutaneous Sciences

Teaching and Resources

DermWeb - Teaching: Hosted by the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia, this multi-faceted resource includes an atlas of common conditions, dermatological look-alikes, overviews, explanations, digital images, learning objectives, and other information that is useful for incorporating Web resources into teaching medical education.

Dermatologic Image Database: Numerous dermatology conditions are depicted in this large image database.

Dermatology Medical Education Website: Options at this Loyola University Dermatology website include a Dermatology Atlas; Anatomy and Histology of Normal Skin; Skin Cancer and Benign Tumor Image Atlas; and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Lessons.

The Electronic Textbook of Dermatology: Basic components of dermatology, common problems, diagnostics and therapeutic skills can be found at this site along with more advanced dermatological problems and conditions.

Dermatoscopy: A Danish national service database focusing on dermatology. Click on the sites below to access the database in English.

Dermatology Image Atlas: The Dermatology Image Atlas is organized by categories, diagnoses, and body sites. Click on index to view over 11,000 images.

Dermatology Atlas: Over 6,000 images can be viewed via the index provided.

Dermatology Image Bank: In addition to Dermatological Anatomy/Physiology, Disorders, Diseases, and other information there is a self quiz plus short videos of procedures.

Dermnet: A skin disease picture atlas contains over 23,000 images of skin diseases.

Dermatology Information System (DermIS): DermIS is provided by the University of Heidelberg and the University of Erlangen. It offers a large number of digital images with definitions/diagnoses, differential diagnoses, additional resource links, and other information. The sites in English are included below.

Derm Atlas: More than 10,000 images and dermatology links with a search engine.

Dermnet NZ: Offers images and an encyclopedia of dermatology information.

Dermatology cases: A set of case studies is updated every month and linked to this library page at the University of Iowa.

Electronic textbooks on dermatology: A free electronic textbook of dermatology.

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Sample Teaching Materials

Developmental Biology of the Skin - An Interactive Tutorial: Sample teaching materials include key concepts, self quizzes and other education information at this University of Washington site.

The Language of Dermatology: Digital photographs, terminology, and definitions are linked together to provide a teaching module complete with quizzes.

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Journals and Societies

Dermatology Online Journal: Supported by the Department of Dermatology UC Davis and by the Northern California Veterans Administration this open-access, refereed publication states its objective is to meet the reference and education needs of the international dermatology community.

Internet Dermatology Society: The Society provides a listing of internet dermatology resources. Their focus is on enhancing dermatology through technology and global communications.

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Michigan State University's Dermatology & Cutaneous Sciences Resources

Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences:

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