Dermato-Trichology Traineeship

The Center for Dermatology and Hair Diseases offers doctors-in-training and dermatologists international traineeships in dermato-trichology between 1 and 3 months with the following syllabus and objectives:

Syllabus

Understanding the Biology of Hair Growth:
  1. The Hair Cycle
  2. Pathologic Dynamics of Hair Loss as They Relate to the Hair Cycle
  3. Seasonal Hair Growth and Shedding
  4. Hormones and Hair Growth
  5. Hair Growth and Nutrition
  6. Hair Growth Promoting Agents and Their Mechanisms of Action
Examining Hair Loss Part I:
  1. Patient History
  2. Clinical Examination
  3. Laboratory Work-Up Relevant to Hair         
Part II: Technologies for Hair Growth Assessment
  1. Trichogram 
  2. Trichoscopy 
  3. Principles of Epiluminiscence Microscopy and Digital  Imaging
  4. Methods for Quantifying Hair Loss
Histopathology of the Scalp:
  1. Performing a Scalp Biopsy
  2. Normal Anatomy of the Scalp
  3. Histopathology of the Non-Scarring Alopecias
  4. Histopathology of the Scarring Alopecias 
  5. Immunofluorescence Techniques
Diagnosis and Treatment:
  1. Telogen Effluvium
  2. Male and Female Androgenetic Alopecia
  3. Traumatic Alopecia
  4. Scarring Alopecia 
  5. Trichotillomania, Imaginary Hair Loss, and  Related Disorders
  6. Anagen Effluvium
  7. Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss
  8. Alopecia Areata
  9. Hair Aging
  10. Hirsutism and Hypertrichosis
  11. Scalp Disease 
Follow Up:
  1. Global Photographic Assessment
  2. Hair Loss Related Life Quality Index
  3. Patient Compliance Issues
 
Patient Expectation Management:
  1. Evidence Based Practice of Trichology
  2. Listening to the Patient
  3. Adjustment Disorders
  4. Tackling Side-Effects
  5. The Nocebo Effect
 
Hair Care and Cosmetics:
  1. Understanding Shampoo and Conditioner Technology
  2. Recommendations for Cosmetic Camouflage
  3. Principles of Hair Prosthesis
  4. Adverse Effects of Cosmetic Hair Treatments 
 
Hair Surgery, Laser, and Light:
  1. Understanding Autologous Hair Transplantation, Strip Technique and FUE
  2. Laser- and Light-Assisted Technologies for Hair Growth and Removal
  
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Objectives

To understand the hair patient on an emotional level and his/her medical problem on a technical level 
To deliver sound patient education and effective trichologic therapy 
To represent trichology as a discipline based on evidence (EBM) from science, engineering, and statistics
To set standards of good medical practice (GMP) in trichology 
To support progress in trichology through continuous medical education (CME)
To abolish quackery in trichology


At the end of the traineeship a certificate is issued and endorsement is offered for membership application to the major hair research societies.

For terms and availability please contact: r.trueeb@derma-haarcenter.ch