Key PointsQuestionWhat are the learning constructs in dermoscopic image interpretation that represent an appropriate foundational proficiency for US dermatology resident physicians? FindingsIn this 2-phase modified Delphi survey of 26 pigmented lesion and dermoscopy experts, consensus was achieved identifying 32 diagnoses, 116 associated dermoscopic features, and 378 representative teaching images. MeaningA consensus was achieved among dermoscopy experts identifying the dermoscopic diagnoses, features, and images reflective of an appropriate foundational proficiency in dermoscopic image interpretation for dermatology residents; this list of validated objectives provides a consensus-based foundation of key learning points in dermoscopy to help residents achieve clinical proficiency.
JAMA Dermatology – American Medical Association
Published: Feb 6, 2021