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The OSU Division of Dermatology has two primary goals:

  1. Train outstanding dermatologists by focusing on resident education
  2. Provide exceptional patient care for all patients with dermatologic disease

The importance of thse two objectives is emphasized in the mission statement of the dermatology residency program:

OSU Dermatology Residency Program Mission Statement

The OSU Dermatology Residency Program seeks to produce exceptional clinical dermatologists who practice medical dermatology and/or cutaneous oncology following their residency. The program seeks to accomplish this by having a robust clinical and didactic curriculum that is rooted in the ACGME core competencies. A special emphasis is placed on producing dermatologists who will work with patient populations that are underserved for geographic or socioeconomic reasons and/or who will make important contributions to the future of dermatology by choosing careers as academic clinician educators.