The medical curriculum within the Division of Dermatology provides a rich and varied educational and training experience for medical students, residents and fellows alike. It offers opportunities to train, work and assist in research at the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South hospitals, the UA Cancer Center, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and with private practices in the community.

Medical Student Education

Medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson participate in a variety of clinical and educational experiences through our Division. They also have access to elective courses relating to all of the subspecialties within the UA Department of Medicine.

See the College of Medicine – Tucson course catalog for specific courses and descriptions. Current medical students interested in dermatology, skin cancer and plastic surgery should also explore the opportunities offered by student clubs in these areas. See the MedCats website (NetID login required) for more information.

Regarding Clerkship and Sub-Internship (Sub-I or SI) opportunities for third- and fourth-years, please contact Lucy Contreras at (520) 626-1574 or

Residency Rotations

Visit our Advanced Dermatology Residency Program to learn more about the type of experiences residents can gain exposure to within our division.

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The Division of Dermatology has opportunities for advanced subspecialty training in our Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship (formerly the Procedural Dermatology Fellowship).

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Where We Teach & Train

In addition to UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA Health Sciences education and research facilities, among places our students, residents and fellows may train are the following facilities:

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
1625 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 694-8888

Banner – University Medical Center South
2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 874-2000

University of Arizona Cancer Center – North Campus
3838 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 694-2873

Banner – University Medicine Dermatology Physician Offices
7165 N. Pima Canyon Dr., Tucson, AZ  85718
(520) 694-2873 (CURE) or (520) 626-6024

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Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
3601 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85723