Dermatology as a Specialty
Heidi Jacobe, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, answers questions frequently posed by medical students considering a career in dermatology.

Everything you need to know about applying for a residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. Heidi Jacobe, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology as well as the third- and fourth-year medical student course director, answers questions frequently posed by medical students considering a career in dermatology.

  • How important are my USMLE scores and AOA status? (:37 - 2:53)
  • What about away rotations? (2:54 - 5:32)
  • When should I do a Dermatology elective at UT Southwestern? (5:33 – 6:08)
  • How can I participate in Dermatology projects? (6:09 – 6:59)
  • How important are projects anyway? (7:00 – 7:43)
  • How many letters of recommendation do I need? (7:44 – 9:58)
  • How about volunteering? (9:59-11:30)
  • This is a lot of information. What do I do now? (11:31 - 13:31)