The co-directors of the Real World Dermatology for Residents Conference and the Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference would like to invite second and third year dermatology residents to a new concept in dermatology board review.

The purpose of this weekend immersion is to boost the confidence of dermatology residents preparing for the American Board of Dermatology’s (ABD) Certification Exam.

Course Overview

The Real World Dermatology Resident Board Review Immersion Course is a 2-day, high-octane weekend with immersive lectures on the most prominent board exam topics.

Lecturers include leading dermatologists that have been on the ABD and ABD test committees and have created past Dermatology Board Exams. Recent board certified dermatologists will provide studying and test-taking pearls.

This unique program is designed to cover a broad overview of possible topics that could appear on the exam with the primary goal to uncover areas of improvement.   Topics include:

  • Basic Science
  • General/Medical Dermatology & Therapy
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Office Management
  • Ethics and Professionalism

Course Directors

  • Mark Lebwohl, MD: Chairman at Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD: Chairman at New York University
  • Brian Berman, MD, PhD: Voluntary Professor at University of Miami
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, MS: Clinical Professor at New York University

Invited Faculty

  • Clay J. Cockerell, MD, MBA
  • James Q. Del Rosso, DO
  • Seemal R. Desai, MD
  • Scott M. Dinehart, MD
  • Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE
  • Dee Anna Glaser, MD
  • Saakshi Khattri, MD
  • Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD
  • Amy McMichael, MD
  • Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD
  • Victoria P. Werth, MD
  • Richard R. Winkelmann, DO

Course Format

Friday, March 22, 2019

  • 5 PM – 8 PM   Registration and Connection Reception

Saturday, March 23, 2019

    • 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Morning Session
    • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Networking Lunch – Board Prep Pearls From Some Recent Examinees
    • 1:15 PM – 5:30 PM – Afternoon Session
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Reception and Networking Dinner – Team Jeopardy Tournament (NCAA Tournament on the Big Screen)

 Sunday, March 24, 2019

    • 7:00 AM – 12:15 PM – Morning Session
    • 12:15 PM – Closing Remarks
  • 12:30 PM – Adjournment

Register Now

When:  March 22- 24, 2019

Where:  Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, Dallas, TX

Enrollment is limited to the first 100 applicants, all of whom will receive a special scholarship that includes:

  • Reduced registration fee of only $99
  • 2 nights room and tax at conference hotel
  • Meals included