We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Heather Jones will be our new Associate Residency Program Director, starting July 1. Dr. Jones is a passionate and dedicated clinician and educator, caring for some of our most complex patients, participating in multi-disciplinary work with rheumatology in lupus clinic, consistently innovating in resident education, and engaging in medical education-related scholarly work. She is also our 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year. Dr. Jones will be an outstanding addition to our residency program leadership!
Congratulations to Dr. Laurin Council, Director of Dermatologic Surgery, on her election as an alumnus to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Class of 2021. AOA recognizes physicians who show commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service.
We are so proud of our world-renowned physician-scientist faculty member, Dr. Brian Kim, on receiving the American Skin Association’s 2021 Research Achievement Award in Discovery. This award is well-deserved for his work in itch at the crossroads of neurobiology, immunology, and skin biology. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
Our residency program director Dr. Ilana Rosman is a national leader in resident selection and recruitment, and serves as the Chair of the Association Professors of Dermatology’s Residency Program Directors Section. She was interviewed by Dr. Candrice Heath as part of Dermatology Weekly’s Covid Conversations. Dr. Rosman and Dr. Heath discussed the residency application process during the pandemic and beyond, as well as how to make the resident selection process more equitable in the future.