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CAMP Internship

ACDS CAMP Internship Available – Summer 2021

Application Deadline: Sunday, June 27, 2021; 11:59pm CT

As previously announced, CAMP is in the process of undergoing a major overhaul to improve the functionality CAMP provides both you and your patients. As part of this initiative, a large focus has been on developing educational resources to assist with patient counseling and support.

The ACDS is pleased to announce a new summer internship opportunity, available to medical students and fellows who have a strong interest in contact dermatitis. This internship opportunity will be conducted over a six to eight week period, during the months of July and August, 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.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should be medical students or fellows who are able to dedicate 6-8 weeks toward this project, throughout the months of 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: Sunday, June 27, 2021; 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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