Advice for medical students interested in dermatology: Perspectives from fourth year students who matched

Ali Alikhan, Raja K Sivamani, Misha M. Mutizwa, Bishr Aldabagh

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We present perspectives from four fourth year medical students who matched into dermatology that highlight the factors they believed helped them most. The purpose is to offer advice to medical students interested in dermatology. We divide the paper into four areas of discussion: academics, extracurricular activities, research, and mentorship. All four factors are crucial for a strong dermatology application. We believe the paper provides valuable suggestions and guidance to students considering a career in dermatology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number4
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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