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Dermatology training with CEU credit for primary care providers

One in four primary care visits includes some type of skin complaint.* In Mississippi, there are 47,440 patients per one dermatologist.** At UMMC alone, new patients may wait up to six weeks to see a dermatologist.

The UMMC Project ECHO for Dermatology empowers primary care providers to treat skin conditions in their communities through case based learning and didactics. Providers can also expand the treatment of skin condition in their practices by submitting cases for treatment feedback.

ECHO topics include:

  • Psoriasis
  • Acne and rosacea
  • Skin cancer prevention
  • Warts
  • Urticaria
  • Skin cancers

How ECHO works

The dermatology meeting is hosted on the Zoom video conferencing platform. It is held on the second Wednesday of the month from 11:45 am -12:45 pm. Providers will receive case submission links once they have registered as a participant.

Email to register for the next ECHO meeting.              

Meet the ECHO Dermatology Team

Robert Brodell, MD – Dermatologist

Stephen Helms, MD- Dermatologist

Sheeree Melton, MD – Family Medicine Consultant

Chelsea S. Mockbee, MD - Dermatologist

Janet Ricks, DO – Family Medicine Consultant

Free CME credit available

The Division of Continuing Health Education at University of Mississippi Medical Center is accredited by AGME. AMA category 1 CME credits will be offered at no cost to you.

Contact us

Resources cited

* "The Primary Care Provider and the Care of Skin Disease"- External Site

** "Mississippi Physician Workforce Profile" - PDF