Dermatology Item Writing Needs
This resource information is only intended for use by registered ABPS subject matter experts.
Updated February 2020
When writing new items, we ask that you focus on areas of greatest need, as indicated by the table below:
|Category||Number of Items Needed|
|01 – Basic Cutaneous Science – Allergy/Immunology, Anatomy, Embryology, Physiology||26|
|02 – Dermatopathology|
|03 – Surgical – Anatomy, Anesthesia, Complications, Cosmetic, Cryo/Laser, MOHS, Techniques||37|
|04 – Clinical Dermatology – Areal Pustolosis & Hyperketosis, AIDS, Appendiceal, Degenerative, Dermatic Disorders, Follicular Dermatoses, Panniculitis, Genetic, Granulomatous, Infectious Disease, Infestations, Infestations, Metabolic, Neoplasm Benign Malignant, Papulosquamous, Pigmentosus, Pregnancy Dermatology, Signs of Systemic, Urticarial, Vasculitis-Purpur, Venereal, Vesicular-Bullous, Mucous Membranes, Occupational Dermatology|
|05 – Mycology||3|
|06 – Pharmacology & Therapeutics|
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