The purpose of the SPD Nancy Esterly Pediatric Dermatology Visiting Lectureship is to encourage those dermatology residency programs without access to an expert in pediatric dermatology to benefit from a two-day visit from a pediatric dermatologist. The visiting lecturer would spend two days at the host institution conducting lectures, seminars, or rounds with dermatology residents, medical students, and faculty.
Georgia Regents University - Howard Pride, MD, visiting lecturer
University of Virginia - Neil Prose, MD, visiting lecturer
ACGME-approved dermatology residency programs in the US or programs accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada are eligible to submit applications for this program.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Applications will be forwarded to all eligible US and Canadian dermatology residency programs in mid-October; the deadline for submission will be Monday, March 2, 2015. The successful applicant program(s) may then schedule the visit for any time during the calendar year 2015.
NUMBER OF VISITING LECTURESHIPS
Two (2) Visiting Lectureships will be awarded annually.
HOW ARE RECIPIENT PROGRAMS SELECTED?
The Awards and Goals Committee will review all applications. Awarded lectureships will be selected based on the need of the program and those would most benefit from the visit.
FORMAT AND ACTIVITIES FOR LECTURESHIP
The actual format and schedule of the visit will be flexible and can be tailored to the host institution’s needs. Examples of suggested activities include: grand rounds, resident lectures and small group sessions, consultation/teaching rounds on current patients, dinner lectures as part of a local dermatology society meeting, journal clubs, complex case reviews with select faculty or subspecialty groups, or even meetings with department or program chairs to discuss pediatric dermatology services and/or program growth.
GUIDELINES FOR PREPARING A LECTURESHIP APPLICATION
Based on past lectureship visits, the SPD asks that the institutions include the following primary components in the proposed agenda for a visit: grand rounds, 2 resident lectures and a 1/2 day as teaching attending in clinic. Here are a few more specific suggestions to help you construct your visit application:
Click here to see current SPD Members who have volunteered to be available for a Visiting Lectureship visit.
COVERAGE OF EXPENSES FOR VISTING LECTURER
The SPD will provide an honorarium to the Visiting Lecturer, along with reimbursement for travel, lodging, and meal expenses for two days.
Please contact Hannah Klare, SPD’s Membership Manager at (317) 202-0224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need assistance completing the application.
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