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Resources for Dermatology Residents



Cosmetic and laser dermatology are important components of dermatology residency.  Most residents plan to incorporate cosmetic procedures into their practice after graduation, and patient demand is continually on the rise.  

There are many ways options to supplement your dermatology education during residency, so that you are well-equipped to perform cosmetic and laser procedures safely and effectively after graduation.  Many of these options are outlined below. 

From the AACD
  • Monthly journal club: Updates in cosmetic and laser dermatology from and opportunity to interact with AACD faculty every month 
  • Resident reading list: Curated by academic cosmetic directors around the country
Meetings with hands-on training, live demonstrations, and more 
Other resources

This material is for informational or educational purposes only. The Reading List is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical education. The AACD makes every effort to provide information that is both accurate and timely but makes no guarantee in this regard.