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Department of Dermatology

The mission of the Department is to be a world leader in the care of skin and patients with skin diseases through outstanding clinical service, education and training, and research.

Faculty in the Department work at a variety of locations within the UCSF system as well as at the affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and the San Francisco VA Medical Center. The Department is based at the Mount Zion campus and offers a wide range of specialty services in medical, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Patient care is also offered at UCSF's Mission Bay campus. We encourage you to use our website to learn more about our Department and its people.

UCSF Dermatology in the News


For over four decades, the Dermatology Foundation has maintained a critical role in the advancement of the specialty. We would like to announce the following 2015 Award Recipients: Charles & Daneen Stiefel Scholar Award in Autoimmune and/or Connective Tissue Diseases: Michael D. Rosenblum, MD, PhD; Physician Scientist Career Development Awards: Tiffany C. Scharschmidt, MD and Iwei Yeh, MD, PhD; Pediatric Dermatology Career Development Award: Anubhav N. Mathur, MD, PhD; and Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowships: Marlys Fassett, MD, PhD, and Roberto Ricardo Gonzalez, MD, PhD.



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We are no longer accepting applications through VSAS for electives in Summer/Fall 2016.

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