Directions in Residency article library

Directions in Residency features a wide variety of content — everything from day-to-day resident living and study tips for boards to negotiating contracts and preparing for transitioning out of residency. Below, you'll find a selection of the most relevant Directions articles.

DIR write

Want to write a feature for Directions?  Email Dean Monti, managing editor,with your ideas!

Additional resources


The Basement Membrane Zone video lecture

A free, 3D animated video lecture.


Boards' Fodder archive

Study for ABD exam with boards study charts.

Basic Derm Curriculum banner

Basic Dermatology Curriculum

A collection of learning modules, clinical vignettes, and quizzes.


JAAD Case Reports

This online journal dedicated to publishing case reports is accepting manuscripts.

Race for the Case

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

DSAP for residents

The DSAP for residents offers 45 self assessment questions.