The UCLA Dermatology Grand Rounds occurs every Tuesday morning. Grand Rounds begins with patient presentations where clinicians may exam and interview the presented patients. A brief description of the patient’s history, laboratory results and pathology reports are available for review.
The patient viewing is followed by case discussions. Clinical photos and histopathologic slides are presented to the audience for a discussion of the clinical and histopathologic differential diagnosis, as well as for treatment recommendations.
Grand Rounds lecture occurs after patient presentations. This is a didactic presentation given by invited guest speakers, UCLA faculty, and UCLA residents. Grand Rounds journal club occurs once per month instead of the lecture. Articles from the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology or the British Journal of Dermatology are selected for presentation at the Grand Rounds journal club meetings. Basic Science Journal club occurs quarterly instead of the lecture. Articles from Nature, Science, Nature Medicine, Journal of Clinical Immunology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Cell are selected for presentation at the Basic Science journal club meetings. Participants receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as well as AAD Category 1 CME credit for attending the patient presentation, lecture and journal club sessions.