SHAPING THE FUTURE OF DERMATOLOGY
Our academic initiative is to be a top-10 ranked training program. our Residency and Fellowship programs will be known by the larger dermatology community as one that exemplifies clinical training, academic achievement, and diversity in an inclusive, collaborative environment. We will provide integrated medical student dermatology education across all four years. We will lead the institution in diversity and inclusion efforts in recruitment and teaching. The addition of a Mohs fellowship in 2020 and planned additions of pediatric dermatology, oncology, and complex medical dermatology fellowships will elevate our recognition as a top-10 school.
OUR LABORATORY SERVICES
The Department of Dermatology has its own Laboratory Services on campus for both Immunodermotology and Dermatopathology specimen processing.
Leadership Defined by the Success of Others
"I am excited to serve the department and the institution, internally and externally. I believe a leader should find their greatest joy and satisfaction through the success of others. I intend to continue creating opportunities for people to engage in meaningful work they really enjoy."
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
We are reflecting back on the first 50 years to develop the vision for our next 50.
We began in 1972 with Dr. Gerald Krueger joining The University of Utah Internal Medicine Department. Dr. Krueger laid the building blocks for Dermatology to become its own division in 1980, the V.A. partnership followed shortly after in 1986 and the hiring of our previous chair, Dr. John Zone, in 1987. Dr. Zone entrepreneurial mindset led us to become our own Department in 1990. Fast forward 30 years later with Dr. Zone, passing his chair title to Dr. Kristina Callis Duffin who took over in 2020. Dr. Duffin being the first female chair in the School of Medicine, has enriched the Department with her relentless work ethic and commitment to the DEI initiative.
We look forward to what the next 50 years will bring!
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