Boston University was founded as one of the first all-inclusive universities, as well as a leading private research and teaching institution. With 32,000 students from 50 states and 140 countries, BU is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. For over 150 years, Boston University has anticipated the changing needs of its students while serving the greater needs of society.
Diploma in Dermatology:
The Department of Dermatology at Boston University provides care to inpatients and outpatients at Boston Medical Center, neighborhood health centers, the Jamaica Plain Veterans Administration Hospital, and Brockton and Commonwealth Avenue clinics. The department occupies a 36,000 sq. ft. (3,350 m2) building on the Boston University Medical Campus adjacent to the medical school, School of Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, and Boston Medical Center, the principal teaching hospital. Faculty and clinical associates offer expertise in practically all subspecialty areas within dermatology, including: skin oncology, dermatologic surgery, phototherapy, laser and cosmetic surgery, photopheresis, alopecia, skin ulcers, wound management, pediatric dermatology, acne, psoriasis, eczematous disorders, autoimmune diseases, and AIDS. Departmental researchers are leaders in fields such as skin aging, pigmentation, skin cancer, and malignant melanoma.