Diagnoses mapped to learning modules

The following list shows the learning modules that cover a particular diagnosis. If one of these conditions is seen in clinic with a student, reference to the relevant module can enhance learning.

Diagnosis Module(s)
Acne Acne and rosacea; The red face
Actinic keratosis Actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma
Atopic dermatitis (Childhood) Atopic dermatitis; The red face
Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma
Candida Adult fungal infections; Pediatric (cutaneous) fungal infections
Cellulitis Bacterial skin infections; The red leg
Contact dermatitis Contact dermatitis; The red face; The red leg
Cysts Benign skin lesions
Dermatofibroma Benign skin lesions
Dermatophytosis Adult fungal infections; Pediatric (cutaneous) fungal infections; Red scaly rash; Blisters
Drug eruptions Drug reactions; Blisters; The red leg
Furunculosis Bacterial skin infections
HSV/VZV Blisters
Impetigo Bacterial skin infections
Keloids Benign skin lesions
Leg ulcers Stasis dermatitis and leg ulcers
Melanoma Melanoma; Evaluation of pigmented lesions
Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum; HIV dermatology
Pediculosis Infestations and bites
Pigmented nevi Evaluation of pigmented lesions; Benign skin lesions
Pityriasis rosea Red scaly rash
Psoriasis Psoriasis; Red scaly rash; HIV dermatology
Petechiae, Purpura Petechiae, purpura and vasculitisThe red leg
Rosacea Acne and rosacea; The red face
Scabies Infestations and bites; HIV dermatology
Seborrheic dermatitis Adult fungal infections; Pediatric (cutaneous) fungal infections; Dark rashes; Light rashes; The red face
Seborrheic keratosis Benign skin lesions
Skin tags Benign skin lesions
Squamous cell carcinoma Actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma
Stasis dermatitis Stasis dermatitis and leg ulcers
Tinea versicolor Adult fungal infections; Dark rashesLight rashes
Urticaria Urticaria
Viral exanthems Viral exanthems
Warts Warts


    The AAD has partnered with the Society of Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) to produce a series of pediatric dermatology-specific modules for the AAD's Basic Dermatology Curriculum (BDC).  The topics for these modules were selected by pediatric dermatologists as topics not currently addressed within the BDC.

    Additional resources


    The Basement Membrane Zone video lecture

    A free, 3D animated video lecture.

    BF archive

    Boards' Fodder archive

    Access AAD's Boards' Fodder library.


    Future of Dermatology Roundtable

    Specialty thought leaders are featured in this video series.


    DSAP for residents

    The DSAP for residents offers 45 self assessment questions.


    Dialogues in Dermatology

    A monthly audio subscription program.


    Performance Improvement CME

    A Web-based program to improve patient care.


    Race for the Case

    Make your diagnosis for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card!