Volume 16 - Issue 3 - March 2008

Dr. David Elpern majored in comparative literature at Columbia College and earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. He was a general practitioner in a small town on Kauai, HI, for 4 years before completing his dermatology residency at Johns Hopkins. He practiced dermatology on Kauai from 1979 to 1993 and since then in Williamstown, MA. For the past 20 years, Dr. Elpern has had a special interest in medical education. He has organized an annual national continuing medical education course in dermatology since 1986,