Dermatology (DER)

DER Contact Info

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Administrative Assistant
Leonor McKay
Phone: (301) 295-9802


Dermatology USU uses an engaging but rigorous academic framework to teach basic and complex principles of dermatology. Students learn in classrooms, laboratories and at the patient's bedside to gain a holistic understanding of the various conditions affecting human skin.

Furthermore, students are taught by renowned experts in the field, committed to sound patient care and pioneering research designed to improve major and minor skin problems and diseases.

To learn more about how dermatology is woven into USU's curriculum, visit USU's Curriculum Overview pages.

Faculty Spotlight - COL Eduardo "Ed" Vidal

COL Eduardo "Ed" Vidal, MD, FAAD, currently a Dermatologists at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, was awarded the American Academy of Dermatology's Sulzberger Institute grant to complete a teaching video on the basement membrane zone (