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Tips for Entry

Try to schedule a tour of a dermatologist's office. When making the appointment, explain that you are interested in a dermatology career and ask if you could set up an information interview with the doctor.

Volunteer in a hospital, clinic, or even nursing home to gain exposure to a health care environment, acquire practical experience, and gauge how well you like working in the medical field.

Visit to learn more about the career and the skin conditions dermatologists encounter and treat.

Make an appointment to have your skin checked by a dermatologist to experience firsthand the work they do.

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