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Inpatient Service

Inpatient service at the University of Florida Health (Shands Hospital) and the Gainesville VA Medical Center (PGY 2)

The first year dermatology resident will spend 3 months on the hospital inpatient and consultation service.

The resident will:

  • acquire experience in the evaluation and management of inpatients with skin diseases;
  • provide daily care of inpatients, including the coordination of ancillary services, consultations and discharge;
  • coordinate post-discharge instruction and follow-up;
  • assume responsibility for laboratory evaluation, interpretation and follow-up for inpatients;
  • provide dermatologic consultation for inpatients on other services who have cutaneous disorders;
  • provide appropriate follow-up consultation and post-discharge care for these inpatients when appropriate;
  • actively participate in the teaching of medical students and house officers who request consultation and those who are rotating on the dermatology service.