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Dermatologic Ultrasound Teaching Center, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro (Majadahonda) Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

EFSUMB Ultrasound Learning Centres

Dermatologic Ultrasound Teaching Center, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro (Majadahonda) Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

  Department Co-Directors

Prof. Dr. Fernando Alfageme
Prof. Dr. Gastón Roustan

Dermatologic Ultrasound Teaching Center, HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO PUERTA DE HIERRO MAJADAHONDA DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY C/ Manuel de Falla, 1 Majadahonda 28222 Madrid Spain

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  Supporting Information

The Dermatologic Ultrasound Teaching Center (DUTC) is a monographic Dermatologic Ultrasound teaching Centre organized in the Service of Dermatology of Hospital Puerta de HierroMajadahonda) within the Faculty of Medicine of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Goals of our center: the promotion of ultrasonography at high levels of practice in clinical and academic Dermatology; creation of evidence and methods in the ultrasonograhic application of Dermatologic Ultrasound and creation of new instruments for easy and quick Learning and implementation of Ultrasonography in clinical daily dermatologic practice.

All members of our Service (6 Dermatologists)are well trainedsonographers in the field of Dermatologic Ultrasound with Long clinical activity are involved in our teaching. The following members of the center Faculty, all experienced sonographers and teachers give the courses.

Prof. Dr Fernando Alfageme, ProfDrGastonRoustan, Dra Irene Salgüero, Dr Mercedes Sigüenza, Dr. Merecedes Hospital, Dra Elena Lopez-Negrete

This center also has a collaboration in teaching and program supervision by Dr Eugenio Cerezo, internist, sonographer and president of SEECO (Spanish Society of Ultrasound, National ultrasound Society in EFSUMB Head of general Ultrasound in Ecografías America (Madrid).

"Dermatologic Ultrasound is an expanding field of knowledge Dermatology be comes more medical with Ultrasound and Medicine becomes more dermatological"

Main activities of the faculty.
The educational activity of the DUTC is focused on:
Training Doctors (general practitioners or specialists -Dermatologists, rheumatologists, internal medicine, surgery and pediatrics) in the use of ultrasonography as a power tool for diagnosis and following of the disease in dermatologic diseases (inflammatory, oncologic and aesthetics).

Research funded by several laboratories such as ABBVIE, ISDIN, and Leo Pharma is focused on different directions: Ultrasonography in hidradenitis suppurativa and psoriasis, elastography in oncological and inflammatory skin diseases, noninvasive assessment of cancerization skin fields, and assessment of ultrasound guided laser treatment of vascular tumors and malformations.

The center organizes 4 kind of courses:

  • 3-week clinical courses.
  • 1 week monographic courses
  • 2 days intensive courses (sponsored)
  • 6 months mentoring program

For Full supporting information please read the Memorandum Here

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