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Dave Severson CAMP Internship - Now Available

Application Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022; 11:59pm CT

The Contact Allergen Management Program (CAMP) is an ACDS member only benefit which is available to ACDS members and their respective patients. This web-based and mobile resource is designed to help patients manage allergic contact dermatitis and find personal care products that are safe for them to use.

The ACDS is pleased to announce the Dave Severson CAMP internship opportunity, available to medical students and fellows who have a strong interest in contact dermatitis. This internship opportunity will be conducted over a twelve-week period, throughout the months of June, July and August of 2022, and will focus on researching, developing and reviewing allergen resources to better assist physicians during the patient counseling process.

If you know someone who would be a good fit for this internship, we invite you to pass this information along and encourage them to apply at the link below. Please email us with any questions.

CAMP Internship Responsibilities

The CAMP Internship position will focus on researching, developing and reviewing allergen informational sheets for inclusion into CAMP, which will be accessible to both physicians and patients. The position will include collaborating with other members of the CAMP Education Committee and will report to the CAMP Director and the CAMP Education Committee Co-Chairs.

A stipend of $2,000 is provided.

Development of educational content will involve the following:

  1. Reviewing available literature within dermatology Journals, such as Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, JAAD, and JAMA Dermatology, to find relevant information needed for updating allergen informational sheets.
  2. Developing dietary and allergen alternative informational sheets based on available literature and resources.
  3. Reviewing current allergen sheets for uniformity, accuracy, and grammar integrity while ensuring a user-friendly format for both patients and physicians.


  • Candidates should be medical students or fellows who are able to dedicate 12 weeks toward this project, throughout the months of June, July and August with minimal conflicts.
  • Have a strong interest or background in contact dermatitis.
  • Possess strong writing skills.
  • Provide a reference from an ACDS member who is in good standing and supports your application.

Application Process

Application Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022; 11:59pm CT

Those interested in the internship should click on the below link and complete a formal application.
Submissions must include the following:

  1. Letter of intent describing interest in contact dermatitis and this CAMP Internship
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Writing sample related to contact dermatitis
  4. Name and contact information for at least one ACDS reference

If you have questions, please email us or reach out to 414-918-9805.


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