Following the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine’s mission to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. The Department of Dermatology offers Observership opportunities for individuals who meet the following criteria:


The Department of Dermatology offers shadowing opportunities for individuals who meet the following criteria: Shadowers in the Department of Dermatology are required to be 16 years old or older and have an interest in the field of dermatology; shadowing is for the primary purpose of career exploration.


Immunizations: Paperwork attesting to the current status of the following immunizations is required:

Dress Code-Professional appearance is expected and includes:

Computer-based Learning Modules:

Observer must satisfactorily complete all computer-based learning modules provided by UNMC and/or Nebraska Medicine before starting their Observership.

ID Badge:

Observer agrees to wear the UNMC or Nebraska Medicine issued ID badge at all times while on campus or at a site. Badge is to be returned at the end of the Observership. Unreturned or damaged ID badges will be assessed a fine of $25.00.

Please leave the following in a secure place prior to Shadowing: