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This online revision resource for the Specialty Certificate Examination in Dermatology is sponsored by Sanofi, and is the largest and most comprehensive resource of its kind.

Consisting of 643 free practice questions for the Dermatology Specialty Examination, including 100 MCQs assigned to our mock exam, this resource will allow you to identify your strengths and work on your areas for improvement before sitting your MRCP Dermatology SCE exam.

Our free Dermatology MCQ bank, which we recommend you complete before attempting the mock exam, mirrors the MRCP UK Dermatology SCE blueprint and is divided into the following topics:

Cutaneous allergy

Dermatopathology

Dressings & wound care

Formulation & systemic therapy

General dermatology & dermatology in primary health care

Genito-urinary disorders and oral medicine

Infectious disease

Paediatrics & genetics

Photodermatology

Psychodermatology

Skin biology & research

Skin oncology

Skin surgery and cosmetic dermatology

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Consultant Dermatologist

"This resource helped me a lot during my MRCP SCE Derm exam, so I’m honoured to give back through my dermatology knowledge and experience. I recommend you use the resource wisely, solve the questions repeatedly and read the explanations alongside the answers to clarify your doubts. Please also note that we’re open to feedback and will try to answer any queries you may have."

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I am a Consultant Dermatologist and am currently undertaking a Dermatology Research Fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

I am a Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (Dermatology), I successfully completed my MRCP UK Specialty Certificate Examination in Dermatology (2017), and achieved my MBBS from Dow Medical College at the Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan (2010).

Previously, I have worked as a Dermatology Resident and Registrar at Bahria University of Medical & Dental College, and prior to this, spent 2 years as a Resident of Internal Medicine at Dow University of Health Sciences.

As Editor of StudyPRN’s Dermatology SCE revision resource, I would encourage users to complete the questions at least 2 - 3 times, and utilise the explanations and further reading. Users should also be aware that we are open to feedback, and we will try to answer any queries or questions you may have.

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I’m a Consultant Dermatologist currently working in Aberdeen, Scotland. I completed my undergraduate medical trainingat the University of Liverpool (2007). I subsequently rotated through foundation training, core medical training and spent time as a research fellow in dermatology for a year before completing my dermatology specialist training in2018.

I have an interest in general dermatology; am a member of the British Society of Medical Dermatology and Scottish Dermatological Society; and have presented in scientific meetings and published several papers inscientific journals.

I thoroughly enjoy writing exam questions for StudyPRN. I find it challenging as it constantly pushes me to keep abreast of the latest in dermatology, yet equally rewarding in the knowledge that it willbe helpful to potential candidates.

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I graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2004 and went on to pursue a career inDermatology. I achieved MRCP (Dermatology) in 2013.

Currently, I am a Consultant Dermatologist working in Swansea Bay University Health Board. I have a keen interest in photo-dermatology and have completed an MD examiningthe safety and efficacy of Psoralen and UVA. I have presented my findings on a national and international platform: World Congresses of Dermatology Vancouver (2015) and Milan (2019). I am actively participating in clinical research studies ona national basis.

I enjoy teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and medical colleagues on a regular basis. I am an examiner of theses submitted for Cardiff University's Diploma in Dermatology.

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I am a Consultant Dermatologist working in the capacity of Assistant Professor in one of the largesttertiary care hospitals in Pakistan. My specific interests in my field pertain to clinical dermatology, inflammatory conditions, advanced clinical therapies, pediatric dermatology and dermatopathology.

I have completed theDermatology fellowship program (FCPS) that is affiliated with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. I have a Specialty Certificate in Dermatology, recognised by the Joint Federation of Royal Colleges (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow)and the British Association of Dermatologists. I am also a board-certified member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.

I thoroughly enjoy tutoring on the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc Dermatology courses with theUniversity of South Wales. It is a pleasure being a resource author for StudyPRN.

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I am a Locum Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Gwent Hospital with a special interest in cutaneous allergy. Iundertook the first cutaneous allergy fellowship in the UK and gained a breadth of experience in patch and skin prick testing, immunology, drug allergy testing, paediatric food allergies and specialist urticarial clinics. I also have a widerange of experience working in medical dermatology.

I am a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, European Society of Cutaneous Dermatitis and British Society for Cutaneous Allergy. I have co-authored a chapterfor an international Wiley textbook on the basics of patch testing and published articles on general dermatology and cutaneous allergy in peer-reviewed journals, such as the British Journal of Dermatology and Clinical and ExperimentalDermatology. I have a keen interest in education and lecture at the Welsh School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Cardiff) on adverse drug reactions and enjoy authoring for StudyPRN’s Dermatology SCE exam revision resource.

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In 2018, I completed my Postgraduate Education (MD in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology) in India; followed by the Diplomate of National Board Dermatology, India; and finally, successfully passed my SCE in Dermatology.

Currently, I am working as a Consultant Dermatologist in Mumbai, India. I have 6 years of experience working in dermatology, and my areas of special interest include medical dermatology, paediatric dermatology and dermoscopy.

I have presented several papers at national and international conferences. Additionally, I act as a peer reviewer for dermatology journals, and have co-authored chapters on various topics in dermoscopy.

I enjoy writing questions for StudyPRN’s Dermatology SCE revision resource. I find it mentally challenging and stimulating, as well as being extremely rewarding. Being on the other side of the table, writing questions instead of answering them, is a great experience.

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I am a General Practitioner with special interest in Dermatology. I have 8 years of experience in outpatient care,inpatient care, clinical research and hospital management.

After graduating from the University of Malawi College of Medicine with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2012 and completing a rigorous 18month internship, I worked for the Malawi Ministry of Health at a rural district health office (Mulanje District Hospital) where I was responsible for the clinical care of patients and managing administrative functions. I later joined theMalawi College of Medicine - Johns Hopkins University Project as a Medical Officer and Study Coordinator working on HIV prevention and AIDS clinical trials. I was later enrolled at Boston University School of Medicine, where I obtained aGraduate Degree in Dermatology.

I have immense passion for dermatology, clinical research, as well as medical education, which led me to start authoring for StudyPRN.

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I am a Cosmetic Dermatology Consultant and Hair Transplant Surgeon with over 9 years of experience. My everyday job involves minimally invasive medical aesthetic procedures, such as neuromodulators, fillers, RF, lasers, lipolysis, thread lifts, bespoke combination treatments, and FUE hair transplants. I have specialist interests in antiaging and the management of hyperpigmentation and hair loss.

I have completed my Dermatology Postgraduate Diploma (University of South Wales, UK); Fellowship in Medical Cosmetology (University of Greifswald, Germany); and Bachelors in Dental Surgery (ITS-Dental College, CCS University).

I have always enjoyed academia and currently work as an author and tutor on the Cosmetic Medicine postgraduate course with the University of South Wales. Additionally, I am very proud to be part of the Dermatology SCE revision resource as an author for StudyPRN, and have thoroughly enjoyed contributing to the question bank.

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I qualified as a doctor in India in 1998 and undertook my Dermatology speciality training at the AllIndia Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India and then in the United Kingdom in South Wales Dermatology Training Programme.

I am a member of the Royal College of Physicians, the British Association of Dermatologists,the British Society of Dermatological Surgery, and the British Medical Association.

I am interested in all aspects of dermatology, including the management of skin rashes such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and in diagnosis andsurgical treatment of skin cancers.

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I am a Specialist Dermatologist from Pakistan, with extensive experience in the field of clinical and research-based dermatology.

After completing my Postgraduate Training in Pakistan, I went on to achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology from the University of London, later followed by an MSc in Clinical Dermatology from the University of South Wales. In addition, I am a board-certified member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

I am interested in all aspects of dermatology, particularly immunobullous disorders and pediatric dermatology. Currently, I am involved in pediatric dermatology research at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. I have a keen interest in medical education and I enjoy tutoring on the dermatology courses at the University of South Wales, and working as resource author for StudyPRN.

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I undertook my Medical degree at the University of Cambridge, where I also completed a Master’s degreein Natural Sciences (Pharmacology). I have completed my postgraduate general medical training in London and specialist dermatology training in South Wales, where I developed a special interest in skin cancer and skin surgery. Since 2017, Ihave worked as a Consultant at St George's Hospital, London.

I am a member of the British Association of Dermatology, the British Society of Dermatological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Societyof Medicine.

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After completing both my MBBS and Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology from BangaloreUniversity, I went on to specialise in dermatology and completed my MRCP Derm in 2015. I hold several memberships, including the British Medical Association, British Medical Laser Association and the European Association of Dermatology andVenereology.

In the past, I’ve worked as an Associate Specialist Dermatologist and locum Consultant Dermatologist, and am currently a Substantive Consultant Dermatologist for the Princess of Wales Hospital. I cover generaladult dermatology, as well as being the lead Dermatology Laser Specialist for South, Mid and West Wales.

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I am a Consultant Dermatologist giving my services as a Senior Registrar in one of the most reputable hospitals in Pakistan. Currently, my job description involves teaching medical students, training house officers and tutoring residents of the Dermatology department, which I thoroughly enjoy.

During my academic career, I earned my graduation in Medicine, and completed my Fellowship Program (FCPS) in Dermatology. My areas of interest are in clinical dermatology; connective tissue diseases; inflammatory dermatoses; and I love to explore the contemporary esthetic trends in the field of dermatology. I am proud to be a resource author for StudyPRN.

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After completing my dermatology specialist training in Sheffield, I was successfully appointed to a ConsultantDermatologist post at Sheffield Teaching Hospital in 2020. I have an 80% clinical and 20% medical education job plan, and teach medical students from the University of Sheffield. I do a mixture of clinics, seeing inflammatory skin conditionsand skin cancer work. I am currently on the British Association of Dermatologist’s Undergraduate workstream.

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I’m a Specialist Registrar in Dermatology at St John's institute of Dermatology. Currently, I’m in my finalyear of training and have recently completed a PhD in B cell Immunology. My main specialist interests are in medical dermatology and connective tissue disease.

Having studied medicine at Imperial College London, I undertookmy postgraduate medical training at Imperial College NHS Trust, followed by specialist dermatology training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust.

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After completing my MBBS from St George’s, University of London, I attained my Membership of the Royal Collegeof Physicians (MRCP) UK and passed my MRCP Specialty Certificate Examination in Dermatology. In 2018, I was awarded my Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and in the following year, I achieved a Postgraduate Certificate in ClinicalEducation (Merit) from King’s College London. At present, I’m undertaking a PhD in Genetics and Molecular Medicine at King’s College London.

Since 2020, I’ve been working as a Dermatology Specialty Trainee (Year 5) at StJohn’s Institute of Dermatology. Prior to this, I worked on the Medical Research Council as a Clinical Research Training Fellow/PhD Student.

I’ve received numerous prizes and awards for my work and research, including theBest Presentation Prize at King’s College London Divisional Postgraduate Research Symposium (2018) and the Best Presentation Prize on ‘Evaluating Educational Needs of New Dermatology Trainees’ at the Emirates Dermatology Society Annual Meetingin Abu Dhabi, UAE (2017).

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FAQs

Do I need Mrcp for dermatology? ›

MRCP (UK) SCE in Dermatology

The dermatology specialty certificate exam is administered as a compulsory element of assessment towards the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in dermatology for all UK trainees.

What does SCE stand for in dermatology? ›

Specialty Certificate Examination in Dermatology

The Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Dermatology is delivered once a year.

How can I practice dermatology in UK? ›

SPECIALIST TRAINING IN THE UK

If one wants to become a dermatologist, one must do 2 years of general medicine training, otherwise known as core medical training 1 and 2, pass the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP) of the United Kingdom examinations and then apply for specialist training.

What is SCE in medicine? ›

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, along with the specialist societies, deliver Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCEs). The purpose of the SCEs is to: ensure that certified specialists have sufficient knowledge of their specialty to practise safely and competently as consultants.

Can we write SCE without MRCP? ›

The Royal College of Physicians advises that you should sit your Sce exam towards the end of your specialist medical training. However, there are no restrictions on when you may take your first attempt and it is also not necessary for doctors to have first obtained MRCP, but this is typically the order.

Can I do MRCP after MD dermatology? ›

Abstract. There is no such qualification as MRCP (dermatology). Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) is a general medical qualification which is usually needed to progress to specialist training in dermatology.

Why is dermatology so competitive? ›

The field of dermatology is highly competitive for several reasons. First, it is a very desirable specialty. Dermatologists enjoy a high level of job satisfaction and earn a good salary. Secondly, the work hours are generally very flexible, allowing for a good work-life balance.

Why are dermatologists so busy? ›

One major reason is that there simply aren't enough dermatologists available. A cap on medical residency training, an increase in demand for new treatments, and awareness of skin diseases also cause a shortage in available dermatologists.

How much do dermatologists make? ›

The average Dermatologist salary in the United States is $366,500 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $314,800 and $427,600.

How much money does a dermatologist make in the UK? ›

The average salary for a dermatologist is £92,336 per year in United Kingdom. Was the salaries overview information useful?

How much do private dermatologists make UK? ›

A mid career Dermatologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £88,300, while an experienced Dermatologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £162,900.

Is dermatology competitive in UK? ›

Dermatology is a highly competitive specialty.

Is SCE equivalent to MRCP? ›

The SCEs comprise 12 different specialty examinations, each taking the form of a KBA in a multiple-choice, BOF format. The MRCP(UK) diploma is based on the UK curriculum for core medical training,3 and each SCE is based on the relevant UK specialty curriculum.

Is MRCP SCE Recognised in India? ›

Yes, MRCP in the UK is equivalent to MD qualification in India. So, as an MRCP UK Diploma holder, you can easily pursue a career in Indian hospitals without completing an MD.

What is SCE in MRCP? ›

The SCE is a summative assessment of your scientific and clinical knowledge, as well as your problem-solving ability. It covers all areas of knowledge that you should have acquired during your specialty training.

Can I work in Australia with MRCP? ›

The simple answer to this question is yes. The PLAB will be recognized by the Medical Board of Australia and this will mean that you are not required to sit the AMC exams. You will then be able to apply for registration via the “competent authority pathway”.

In which countries MRCP is valid? ›

The MRCP is recognized in countries around the world, and valued especially in the UK, the UAE, Singapore, and Ireland. The MRCP is also recognised by UAE's board and opens up opportunities to practice in the Middle East as well.

How do I prepare for acute medicine SCE? ›

Preparation for the SCE requires a wide breadth of knowledge around the curriculum and should involve reading of textbooks, journals and guidelines. Experience of the MRCP(UK) examination provides an excellent background to the format of the examination.

Is MD dermatology valid in UK? ›

Having a UK Masters or MD in Dermatology can look good on your CV, but these degrees are completely optional. They are not an integral part of the specialty training pathway in the UK and do not lead to being recognised as a Consultant Dermatologist.

Can Indian dermatologist practice in USA? ›

If you are a MBBS student, Indian medical graduate, foreign medical graduate (FMG) or completed MD, who wish to settle in the United States (US) in future, United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is the only option for you to get certified and start a medical practice in the US.

Is it hard to get dermatology residency? ›

Statistics on the Dermatology Match

In 2020, dermatology had a total of 692 applicants and 538 spots. This equates to 1.29 applicants per position. Of the 388 U.S. MD seniors who applied, 70 did not match.

Why dermatology is the best specialty? ›

Dermatology is a highly visual field with high clinic volume that's relatively fast-paced compared to other specialties. It's also a field that allows for both medical aspects and procedural aspects, which is appealing to someone who desires continuity with patients in addition to performing detail-oriented procedures.

Is dermatology a hard specialty? ›

Dermatology also offers great variety, with patients of all ages seeking help for medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments. For these reasons and many more, dermatology is one of the most difficult specialties to match into. Audition rotations are a crucial part of the application cycle.

Is there a high demand for dermatologists? ›

Job growth for dermatologists is healthy, with a 7 percent demand increase year over year for physicians in general, and a much higher demand increase for dermatologists. Since 2004, vacancies for dermatologists have gone up 80.51 percent, greatly outpacing the national average vacancy growth for most fields.

How do I know if my dermatologist is good? ›

Board certified: It is important to check whether your dermatologist is board certified. If they are, the initials FAAD will appear after their name. FAAD stands for “Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.” A dermatologist's website is often a good place to check.

Can a GP biopsy a mole? ›

The main test to diagnose skin cancer is to take a sample (biopsy) of the area. You need to go to your GP if you are worried about an abnormal area of skin. Your GP might refer you to a specialist if they think you have skin cancer. Or they might do a biopsy themselves if they have had the specialist training.

What is the highest paid dermatologist? ›

A Dermatologist can get salaries in a range of $61,380 and $208,000 based on education and experience.

Where are dermatologists paid the most? ›

North Dakota has a median salary of $217,680 and North Dakota has the highest median salary among all 50 states for dermatologists. 65.1% of people in the field are White, while 17.8% are Asian.
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1. North Dakota.
Total Dermatologist Jobs:7
Highest 10 Percent Earn:$293,000
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What school is best for dermatology? ›

The Top 8 Dermatology Schools in the United States
  • Yale University.
  • Stanford University.
  • University of Pittsburgh.
  • University of Pennsylvania.
  • University of California – Irvine.
  • University of Michigan.
  • Thomas Jefferson University.
  • Johns Hopkins Medical School.
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What is Mrcp in dermatology? ›

In recognition of becoming a medical specialist from the advanced training received after completing medical school, dermatologists are certified with the designation of Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC).

How do you become a dermatologist? ›

How to become a dermatologist?
  1. Gain a bachelor's degree.
  2. Pass the MCAT.
  3. Attend medical school.
  4. Pass the first two parts of the USMLE.
  5. Complete your residency.
  6. Pass the third part of the USMLE.
  7. Get a license.
  8. Become board certified.

Is Mdcat necessary for dermatology? ›

If you are from Punjab, you must prepare for and pass the MDCAT. But, if you are from KPK, you must apply for the ETEA examination. These exams are compulsory for entrance to public and some private medical schools.

What is FCPS dermatology? ›

Fellowship of college of Physicians & Surgeon (FCPS) is a medical qualification awarded by the College of Physicians & Surgeon Mumbai. Promoting specialty based medical practice. To arrange Post Graduate Medical Training, Research & Advances in the Medical Profession.

What is difference between MRCP and FRCP? ›

Thus the designation “FRCP” is an honor beyond “MRCP”. The designations are different for surgical doctors because only the Fellow designation exists. Surgical doctors become Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) by passing a difficult exam (as medical doctors must to become Members of the RCP).

How much do private dermatologists make UK? ›

A mid career Dermatologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £88,300, while an experienced Dermatologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £162,900.

Is MRCP equivalent to FCPS? ›

The MRCP is only equal to an Intermediate Module passed Doctor of the FCPS who after passing the module, goes into his speciality field. The same is the case with MRCP. You attain the degree, and then enter the speciality. You work (for e.g in Cardiology) for 3 years and then you come out as a specialist.

Is a dermatologist a doctor? ›

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in conditions involving the skin, hair, and nails. A dermatologist can identify and treat more than 3,000 conditions. These conditions include eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer, among many others.

Why dermatology is the best specialty? ›

Dermatology is a highly visual field with high clinic volume that's relatively fast-paced compared to other specialties. It's also a field that allows for both medical aspects and procedural aspects, which is appealing to someone who desires continuity with patients in addition to performing detail-oriented procedures.

Is dermatology a good career? ›

Dermatologist is definitely a good career option and worth it because it is not only a lucrative profession but also in highly demand and also has less competition as compared to other careers, most importantly dermatology can give you a lot of job satisfaction and happiness by helping other people solve their skin ...

What is scope of dermatology? ›

As a dermatologist you will be diagnosing and treating different diseases ranging from skin cancer, psoriasis to nail infections. Dermatologists are also involved in the improvement of mails, skin and hair of their patients, in terms of their appearances.

Is it hard to become dermatologist? ›

For these reasons and many more, dermatology is one of the most difficult specialties to match into. Audition rotations are a crucial part of the application cycle. Applicants spend one to four weeks rotating at their top residency choices to allow both the applicant and program to assess goodness of fit.

Which university is best for BS dermatology in Pakistan? ›

3 Universities and Colleges are offering BS Dermatology in Pakistan
  • Khawaja Fareed University Of Engineering & Information Technology. Rahim Yar Khan. BS , 4 Years. 80000. 30-06-2022.
  • Green International University. Lahore. BS , 4 Years. 12-09-2021.
  • The University Of Lahore ( Main Campus )

Is CPS degree valid? ›

– Ministry of health science and family welfare ( MOHFW ) in the notification dated 17-Oct-2017, Recognised all the diploma course being offered by CPS of Mumbai. CPS qualification is only not valid for teaching purpose.

Can I do DNB after FCPS? ›

Q7. Can we do DNB after FCPS? FCPS is now recognized all over India as per IMC 1956 act making it at par with MS /MD. It being a 3 year course with a thesis component , and as it is recognised as per IMC 1956 act, one can give DNB final exam directly.

Is FCPS equivalent to MD in India? ›

I am to state that the Medical Council of India at its meeting held on 27 March 1965 noted the opinion of its Executive Committee that the F.C.P.S. qualification shall not be accepted as equivalent to post-graduate qualifications (M.S, M.D., etc.)

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