Directions in Residency

Dermatology World Directions in Residency is published quarterly by the American Academy of Dermatology Association. The publication includes features that will help you make the most of your residency experience and prepare you for the next stages of your career.

Residents: Do you have good content for Directions in Residency? A Boards Fodder chart, a Race for the Case submission, or other content? Email Dean Monti at dmonti@aad.org.


DIR Summer 2018 CoverSummer 2018: Dermatology World Directions in Residency

  • Feature: Pregnant pause: The expected (and unexpected) aspects of expecting during residency
  • Boards Fodder: Disorders of dyschromia (hypo- and hyperpigmentation)

  • Career case study: Dermatopathology

  • Child care during residency: What you should know
  • Time saving tip: Meal prep before board prep
  • Race for the Case: Summer 2018
  • Inside this issue: 
    Tara Oetken, MD

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These comprehensive study charts are now available by category as downloadable PDFs. Below are the most recent editions. You can also download every edition of Boards Fodder dating back to 2002.

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