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.


August 8, 2023

Rajan P. Nair, PhD Retires

Kudos to Rajan P. Nair, Ph.D., associate research scientist emeritus, who retired on August 31, 2023, following 32 years of outstanding service as a member of the Department of Dermatology’s research faculty.

June 19, 2023

U-M Dermatology Residency Class of 2023

The Department of Dermatology celebrated the achievements of our graduating residency class at a reception held Saturday, May 20, 2023 at the Michigan League.