Dermatology Residency Program Overview throughout their residency, but emphasis should be placed on the following Ο ’Bleness Memorial Hospital/Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM) Dermatology procedures according to their level of training. Residency Training Program is designed to First Year Residents provide advanced postdoctoral training in • Proper preparation of the patient for the care of patients in the surgical and dermatologic surgery. clinical setting within the context of • Anesthesia for dermatologic surgery. dermatology. This program is characterized • Instrumentation for dermatologic by a core curriculum that will prepare surgery. residents to take the certifying board after • Wound healing, wound care, and three years of training and has flexibility to wound dressing. accommodate, within reason, individual • Electrosurgery of benign and learning needs and practice plans. malignant lesions. • Cryosurgery of benign and malignant Dermatology encompasses knowledge and lesions. skills, in which this program accommodates • Biopsy techniques. the needs to provide training for the • Excisional surgery with appropriate dermatology resident. Seventy-five percent closures. of the resident’s time will be spent in direct Second year Residents patient care. The residents are exposed to a • Review of all of the above. wide variety of cases by spending time in various dermatology offices in several • Laser surgery. geographic locations. Dermatology of • Nail surgery. Southeastern Ohio has approximately 5,000 • Skin flaps and grafts. outpatient visits per year, about 1,000 • Moh’s surgery. biopsies per year, and 100 phototherapy • Dermabrasion. patients. The dermatology clinic rotation • Hair transplant surgery. allows a minimum of 20 – 30 outpatient • Various cosmetic procedures visits per resident per day. In addition, the o Collagen injection resident is exposed to approximately ten o Sclerotherapy specific cases in dermatology per day, and o Blepharoplasty approximately 20 dermatologic surgery o Chemical peel procedures per week. o Liposuction, etc. Third Year Residents Curriculum • Review of all of the above • Specific procedures as desired or The Dermatology Residency Program necessary. curriculum meets the requirements of the American Osteopathic Association. (AOA) Residents will be assigned to 2 one-month and the American College of Dermatology blocks of dermatologic surgery teaching and (ACOD). observation in each year. In Dermatology Surgery curriculum all residents may be exposed to all procedures Residents will attend weekly dermatopathology blocks at the office of Weekly Grand Rounds at Ohio State Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio University. Annual meetings of the American College of Elective Time Dermatology. First Year Residents • Will have one month of elective Second year residents will attend the annual time. meeting of the American Academy of Second Year Residents Dermatology. • Will have two months of elective time. Each resident will attend annual meetings of Third Year Residents the Ohio Academy of Dermatology. • Will have three months of elective time. Additional conferences as recommended by staff, such as Mycology at Ohio University Clinics or Ohio State University. Senior residents will attend weekly clinics under the direction of Dr. Hibler at Resident Assignment Responsibilities Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio. Residents will alternate weeks at O’Bleness Weekly Memorial Hospital. Clinical • Residents assigned to clinical Reading Assignments rotations must attend with staff Weekly reading assignments for didactics physician Monday – Friday. are from standard texts in general • All residents will have weekly dermatology and dermapathology. There dermapathology sessions with Dr. will be weekly basic science/clinical lecture Hibler. series with resident and staff. Weekly • Residents will see their own body of dermapathology “unknown” review with Dr. patients in their continuity of care Hibler. clinic at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital. There will be journal review of Conference • Journal of the American Academy of • All residents will attend “Grand Dermatology Rounds” at Ohio State University. • Archives of Dermatology Basic Science Lecture • Journal of Dermatologic Surgery • Residents will attend basic science • Journal of Investigative Dermatology lectures in conjunction with Ohio Ancillary dermatology journals will be University or Ohio State University. reviewed as assigned. Journal club will be Book Review monthly with Dr. Schaeffer. • Book review will follow basic lectures. Board Review • Textbooks to be reviewed will One-half day per month will be dedicated to include: Board Review. o Habif o Fitzpatrick Conferences o Lever o Dahl starting the Dermatology Residency Program. Patient Logs • Each resident is responsible for Application Process maintaining patient logs. • Complete an application for Specifically, each resident must O’Bleness Memorial Hospital’s record the number of specific Dermatology Residency Program diagnoses seen. and submit it the Office of Medical • Include and identify private patients, Education for review. clinic patients and conference • Sign the “Release of Information”. patients. Requests for letters of • Responsible for maintaining a recommendation will be made from surgical log. This should include the Office of Medical Education. surgical cases observed, assisted, and performed. Once the application is complete, including: • Maintain a record of all conferences • Letters of recommendation attended. Ideally, a copy of handouts • Transcripts of board scores should be maintained to document • Verification of Internship attendance. • Official transcript from the • A copy of all logs must be candidate’s college of osteopathic maintained at O’Bleness Memorial medicine, Hospital. all documents will be reviewed by the Attendance Graduate Medical Education Committee and Residents on clinical rotations are the Dermatology Residency Program responsible to their assigned staff physician. Director. Staff physician is to be notified of, and approved, all absences. Candidates who satisfactorily complete the preliminary application process and the Resident Selection Process screening process (top 4 – 6 candidates) will Criteria be invited for an interview with the DME • For selection as a dermatology and the dermatology Residency Program resident for the O’Bleness Memorial Director. Hospital Dermatology Residency Program, the successful candidate After all dermatology residency candidates must have graduated from an AOA have been interviewed, the DME and the approved college of osteopathic Dermatology Program Director will meet to medicine and received his/her review all of the interviewed applicants. degree, A copy of all logs must be maintained at O’Bleness Memorial They will then select the candidates and Hospital. rank them in order of highest priority. Final • He/she must have either completed selection will be by the Program Director. an AOA approved internship or will have successfully completed an All candidates selected for funded positions AOA approved internship before will be contacted and offered a position and an AOA residency contract to sign. lectures and Mid-American Conference (MAC) Selection of the resident will be based sports. 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Such (740) 593-8867 expenses may include charges for packing , • E R A Martin & Assoc. insurance, disconnecting and connecting (740) 593-3333 appliances. • Sole & Bloom Realtors Ineligible (740) 592-5263 • Personal travel expenses in connection The Medical Education Office is willing to have with relocation. copies of The Athens Messenger sent to your • Storage charges, including in-transit present home. Housing advertisements can be storage and handling charges. monitored, and prompt contact can be made to • Expedited moving charges. obtain housing in the Athens area prior to the • Transportation of animals or pets. starting date of your program. All we need is for • Transportation of automobiles, boats or you to let us know by calling (740) 592-9334 trailers. and this service will be implemented. • Moving building materials. • Moving property pertaining to a STIPENDS/BENEFITS commercial enterprise engaged in by the individual or members of his or her The base salary is $ 41,000 for the current family. 2006 - 2007 First Year Residents (PGY II). • Maid service. Benefits are discussed below. • Alterations to furnishings. HOUSING Fringe Benefits Granted Time The City of Athens, a college community of CME, Rotating holidays and 10 vacation approximately 35,000 (including OU students) days. rests in the hills of Southeastern Ohio, Educational Conference/Materials approximately 1 and ½ hours from Columbus, Funds are available subject to approval by Ohio and 45 minutes from Parkersburg, WV. the Director of Medical Education. Ohio University provides a diversity of cultural events, including theater productions, concerts, Malpractice Insurance Provided by O’Bleness Memorial Hospital; covers program-sponsored activities. Uniform Two lab coats provided; all scrubs provided and laundered. Health Insurance/Dental Provided for you at no cost. There is an additional expense for coverage of family members. Life Insurance/Disability Provided for you at no cost. There is an additional expense for coverage of family members and/or supplemental life insurance. Meals Hospital provides meals up to $3.00 each (25% discounted price), while on duty. Moving Expenses Moving expenses are paid up to $500.00.