New OMI Dermatology Curriculum!

Apr 25, 2023

As of this year, the three-year OMI dermatology curriculum has been updated to focus on three different core areas. For the 2023 Salzburg Weill Cornell Seminar in Dermatology, the core focus will be on inflammatory skin diseases with subdivisions of:

  • Immunology
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Acne/Rosacea/Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema/Atopic/Contact Dermatitis
  • Vitiligo
  • Urticaria/Testing
  • Drug Eruptions
  • Autoimmune Disease/Rheumatological Dermatology
  • Skin of Color
  • Hair/Nail Disease
  • General Dermatology (Updates)

In 2024, the focus will be on Oncodermatology/Surgical Dermatology, with focal points on:

  • Pathogenesis of Skin Cancer (Genetics, UV Induced Carcinogenesis, etc.)
  • Skin Cancers (BCC, SCC, Melanoma, Rare Tumors) – Surgical Treatment and Management
  • Lymphoproliferative Neoplasms
  • Supportive Oncodermatology (Adverse Effects Chemotherapy, Radiation, GVHD)
  • Surgical Hands-On Training (Suturing Skills, Excision and Surgical Skills, Reconstruction)
  • Dermoscopy
  • Emerging Technologies in dermatology (Teledermatology, AI)
  • New Treatment for Skin Cancer (Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy, Others)
  • Cosmetics (Lasers, Aging Skin, Fillers, Neurotoxins, Chemical Peels)
  • General Dermatology (Updates)

The third year, in 2025, will cover the overarching topic of infectious dermatology, with sub-content that includes:

  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Complex Medical Dermatology
  • HIV and Associated Manifestations
  • Sexual Transmitted Diseases
  • Tropical Disease
  • COVID-19
  • Genodermatoses
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • General Dermatology (Updates)

This curriculum will rotate every three years, and each course will contain updated information and current research in order to provide OMI fellows with the best possible information.