In the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia is Canada's first and only academic dermatology department: The Department of Dermatology & Skin Science.
Through the main treatment facility of The Skin Care Centre we accommodate over 80,000 patient visits each year, with our faculty providing front-line care to patients with skin problems ranging from common to unusual and complicated.
Our faculty members have world-class standing in their fields and provide the most extensive Undergraduate medical dermatology teaching and the broadest range of Postgraduate training opportunities in Canada.
Five focused laboratories conducting advanced research in: Skin Cancer, Photonics, Hair, Immunodermatology, and Molecular Medicine, each of which output numerous Publications and Reports.

Current Event Schedule: January to June 2015

  News Releases & Announcements
January 16, 2011: Globe and Mail article shines spotlight on UBC Dermatology faculty invention that could revolutionize skin-cancer detection. more »
October 23, 2010: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Honours Department Faculty Member. more »
September 1, 2010: Skin vaccination research by Dr. Jan Dutz recognized by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. more »
June 5, 2010: Department of Dermatology Establishes the Stuart Maddin Leadership Strategy Fund. more »
May 29, 2010: Dr. Marian Akrigg named the 2010 Dermatology Practitioner of the Year. more »
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Upcoming Events :
The Department of Dermatology & Skin Science also hosts several important events each year. Recent events:
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The Department is affiliated with Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, British Columbia
Cancer Agency, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, and British Columbia's Women's Hospital & Health Centre.

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