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.
http://www.dermweb.com/teaching/

Dermatologic Image Database: Numerous dermatology conditions are depicted in this large image database.
http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/dermatology/diseaseimages/

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.
http://www.lumen.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/medicine/dermatology/melton/title.htm

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.
http://www.telemedicine.org/stamford.htm

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.
http://www.dermatlas.org/

Dermatology Atlas: Over 6,000 images can be viewed via the index provided.
http://www.atlasdermatologico.com.br/

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

Dermnet: A skin disease picture atlas contains over 23,000 images of skin diseases.
http://www.dermnet.com/

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.
http://www.dermis.net/dermisroot/en/home/index.htm
http://skincare.dermis.net/content/index_eng.html

Derm Atlas: More than 10,000 images and dermatology links with a search engine. 
http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/

Dermnet NZ: Offers images and an encyclopedia of dermatology information.
http://dermnetnz.org/

Dermatology cases: A set of case studies is updated every month and linked to this library page at the University of Iowa.
http://guides.lib.uiowa.edu/c.php?g=131854&p=863530

Electronic textbooks on dermatology: A free electronic textbook of dermatology.
http://telemedicine.org/stamford.htm

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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. 
http://courses.washington.edu/hubio567/devbio/index.html

The Language of Dermatology: Digital photographs, terminology, and definitions are linked together to provide a teaching module complete with quizzes.
http://courses.washington.edu/hubio567/lang/index.html

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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.
http://escholarship.org/uc/doj

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

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Michigan State University's Dermatology & Cutaneous Sciences Resources

Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences:
http://www.humanmedicine.msu.edu/Academic_Units/Dermatology.htm

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