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Historic Milestones

The Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology has an enduring legacy of leadership in patient care, education, and research. Since 1890, our clinicians and scientists have made seminal discoveries that have fundamentally transformed dermatologic practice. From publishing early textbooks to conducting cutting-edge clinical trials, this timeline provides a glimpse into some of our major contributions. Today, as one of the nation's preeminent departments, our rich history inspires us to continue shaping the future of dermatology through pioneering research, comprehensive education, and compassionate, evidence-based care.