Welcome to the University of Michigan's Department of Dermatology

The University of Michigan's Department of Dermatology is a nationally recognized leader in dermatological patient care, education and research. We are dedicated to improving healthcare for our patients, to advancing dermatological science and to training future leaders in dermatological medicine and science. 

We provide outstanding, patient-centered care for disorders affecting the skin, hair, and nails. Our physicians and scientists are at the forefront of dermatology treatments and research, leading scientific discovery and advancing new therapies.

The expertise of our faculty and the diversity of our interdisciplinary programs supply a remarkable, collaborative environment for patient care, learning and innovation. 

Dermatology Mission

We advance dermatologic patient care, research, and education, grounded in an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dermatology Vision

Michigan Medicine Department of Dermatology is committed to improving the health of all our patients through compassionate and equitable care. We strive to advance our collective knowledge by pushing the boundaries of medical science through research and innovation. We aspire to train and empower future generations of socially-conscious and passionate leaders in dermatology, ready to tackle the challenges in our field. We are dedicated to fostering a community that values individual differences and respects diverse talents. At the core of our mission, we acknowledge the sociocultural context in which our work occurs and will work ceaselessly towards promoting diversity and cultivating inclusion.


June 20, 2022

Dermatology Residency Class of 2022

The Department of Dermatology celebrated the achievements of the 2022 residency class during a blended in-person/virtual graduation reception on Thursday, June 16.

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April 1, 2022

Dr. Kelly Harms Named Lewis and Lillian Becker Professor of Dermatology

The Lewis and Lillian Becker Professorship in Dermatology was established through the generosity of Lewis and Lillian Becker to support a Dermatology faculty member engaged in research focusing on skin cancer epidemiology, therapy, education, and biology at Michigan Medicine.