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May 1973

The Navy Dermatology TechnicianA Survey of His Attitudes and Aspirations

Author Affiliations

Indianapolis; USN (Ret), Philadelphia

From the Departments of Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis (Dr. Epinette), and US Naval Hospital, Philadelphia (Dr. Davis).

Arch Dermatol. 1973;107(5):687-688. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620200005001

Previous studies have shown that many practicing dermatologists see a need for trained dermatology assistants. This survey of recent graduates of the Navy Dermatology Technician School indicates that a pool of well-motivated, experienced candidates for dermatology assistant programs exists.