Dermatology 2017-09-06T14:35:17+00:00

Leadership

Delphine Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Delphine Lee, M.D., Ph.D. Division Chief and Program Director, Division of Dermatology
Meiling Yuen, M.D
Meiling Yuen, M.DAssociate Program Director and Medical Student Clerkship Director, Division of Dermatology

Welcome to the Division of Dermatology

The Harbor-UCLA Residency Training Program strives to prepare our residents to become leaders in their field by providing a strong and multifaceted foundation in medical dermatology, dermatopathology, procedural dermatology, and research. The Harbor-UCLA Dermatology Residency Training Program is proud to be part of the premier medical facility at Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Our program provides outstanding opportunities for hands-on exposure, with faculty supervision and didactic teaching where we are constantly challenged by a wealth of pathology.  Our focus on caring for the underserved, clinical decision-making and continuity of care fosters a rich training environment for the development of outstanding clinicians with excellent skills and strong confidence.

The team environment among our faculty and residents provides a camaraderie to support a productive work environment within the Division of Dermatology.  Our dedicated volunteer faculty are a testament to the culture and community of our program—with satisfaction from not just teaching, but teaching at Harbor.

8am – 12pm:  Kaiser South Bay | Children’s Hospital, LA

1pm – 5pm:  Kaiser South Bay | Children’s Hospital LA | Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Inpatient Consults

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Venice Free Cinic (2nd & 4th Monday) **medical student clerkship**

8am – 12pm: Long Beach Comprehensive Clinic (medical student clerkship, 2nd and 4th Tuesday, Dr. Yuen) | Dermatopathology | Resident Didactics

1pm – 5pm: Harbor-UCLA Dermatology Clinic (N-24 clinic C)| Mohs Surgery Clinic (3rd Tuesday of month)

8:00am – 12:00pm: Harbor-UCLA Dermatology Clinic (N-24 clinic C) | Psych-dermatology clinic (1st Wednesday of every month) | HIV-Dermatology Clinic and Psoriasis Clinic (2nd Wednesday of every month) | Pigmented Lesion Clinic (3rd Wednesday of every month) | Podiatry-Nails Clinic and Derm/Rheum Clinic (4th Wednesday of every month) | Children’s Hospital LA | City of Hope

1pm – 5pm: Children’s Hospital LA | Faculty Didactics | Dermoscopy Didactics (3rd Wednesday of every month)

3 – 5pm: Inpatient Consult Team Rounds 

7:45am – 8:30am: Dermatopathology Review (RB3) (2nd Thursday of month)

8:30am – 12pm: Harbor-UCLA Dermatology Clinic (N-24 clinic C) | Hair Clinic (3rd Thursday of month)

12pm – 5pm: Dermatopathology Signout (Inpatient cases) | Grand Rounds (3rd Thursday of month) | Surgery Didactics (3rd Thursday of month) | Resident Didactics

8:30pm – 12pm: Mohs Surgery (Harbor-UCLA, N-24 Clinic C, 4th Friday) | Kaiser South Bay | Children’s Hospital, LA

12pm – 1pm: Journal Club (Kaiser South Bay, 2nd Friday)

1pm – 5pm: Mohs Surgery (Harbor-UCLA, N-24 Clinic C, 3rd Friday) | General Dermatology Clinic (Harbor-UCLA, N2-24 Clinic C)

Call Schedule: Divided between five residents, one resident on call each month with four days off, first year residents start call the second half of the first academic year; Senior residents: 2-2.5 months of call, First year residents: 3 months of call

Elective: Senior residents (PGY3, PGY4) are allotted 4 weeks of elective time to use during their two final years.

For Medical Students

Our unique county medical center allows you to gain firsthand experience taking care of a patient population with interesting dermatologic conditions.  As a rotating medical student (or resident) you will learn the basic foundations of medical and surgical dermatology.  Our residents and faculty are eager to teach.  If you are a medical student, please contact: Olivia Garcia at Olivia.Garcia@labiomed.org or 310-222-2114. Any further questions regarding applications should be directed to: Dr. Meiling Yuen, Medical Student Clerkship Director, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Dermatology, 1000 W. Carson Street, Box 458, Torrance, CA 90509.  We look forward to working with you at Harbor-UCLA Division of Dermatology.  Please refer to the resident schedule for more details.

Location

  • Harbor-UCLA  Medical Center

    1000 W. Carson St. 

    Torrance, CA  90502

  • (p) 310.222.8168 or 310.222.1220

Learn More About The Division of Dermatology

Application Info

Applying to the Division of Dermatology

Applications for the residency program are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
Application Info
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