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Congratulations on your Promotion!

Drs. Sailesh Konda, Anna De Benedetto and Jennifer Schoch We are so proud of our three amazing faculty members who were promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2020: Sailesh Konda, Anna De Benedetto and Jennifer Schoch.  Their promotions are well-deserved!  Please congratulate them and make sure they know we…

Congratulations on your Retirement Dr. Ramos!

Dr. Francisco Ramos will be retiring on June 30, 2020. Dr. Ramos graduated with his MD from the Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1977 where he also completed his Dermatology Residency. He served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami for five years prior to…

2020-2021 Application Guidelines

he University of Florida’s Department of Dermatology Residency Program will adhere to the statement and recommendations released by the Association of Professors of Dermatology, Program Director Task Force regarding the 2020-2021 Application Cycle.  To see those in their entirety please click here.

Residents and Faculty inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society!

Congratulations to Dr. Paula J. Beers, Dr. Elizabeth L. Bisbee and Dr. Kiran Motaparthi on their induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The Gold Humanism Honor Society is a national honor society that honors senior medical students, residents, role-model physician teachers and other exemplars recognized for excellence in clinical…

Success at the College of Medicine Research Poster Session!

Students and faculties from our department attended a very successful 2020 College of Medicine Research Poster Session!   Dr. Maria Isabel Longo and Navid Farahbakhsh Congratulations Navid Farahbakhsh and Dr. Maria Longo, for the second year their poster…

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Stephanie Carstens, MD, Meghan Sternat, PA-C and Andrew Schmidt DO MPH (Med Director of Jax Beach Ocean Rescue) performed free skin cancer screenings for Jacksonville Beach Ocean Rescue over the weekend.  Thanks for all you do!  …

Congratulations Exemplary Teacher Award Recipients!

Congratulations to Drs. Konda, De Benedetto, and Merkel on the receipt of a 2019 Exemplary Teacher Award!  Faculty are selected based on the excellence of their teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, graduate students, post-docs, and mentorship of other faculty. On behalf of the department, congratulations and thank you for…

Dermatologic Care at the Equal Access Clinic Network

We’ve got you covered…. Who we are: The Equal Access Clinic Network is a group of student-run free health care services that provide care to uninsured and underinsured patients in Gainesville, FL.  Equal Access Clinic Network Brochure. Contact Information: When:  Tuesday evenings by appointment only Where:  UF Health Family…

2020 Board Review Course!

The University of Florida Department of Dermatology sponsors the annual Florida Dermatology & Dermatopathology Board Review Course. The purpose of this course is to provide senior dermatology residents with a “board-focused” review of dermatology and dermatopathology to aid participants in preparation for the American Board of Dermatology’s Certification Exam.   This…