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Erin Dodd, M.D.


Dr. Erin Dodd enjoys providing compassionate, comprehensive dermatologic care to people of all ages. Her clinical interests include skin cancer detection and treatment, general medical dermatology, hair disorders, and cosmetic treatments. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota. She earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, where she completed a year-long research fellowship in dermatology and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha.

After internship at Hennepin County Medical Center, she trained in dermatology at the University of Chicago where she served as chief resident. Her work has been published in numerous medical journals, and she has presented at national and regional medical conferences. She is an Associate of the American Academy of Dermatology and served as resident board member for the Chicago Dermatological Society.

She was born and raised in Minneapolis and is excited for the warmer weather that North Carolina has to offer. She enjoys volunteering with animal rescue, running, traveling, creative projects, and spending time with her 3 (yes, three!) dogs.


Leadership and Service

  • Chief Resident of academics (2021-2022)
  • Dermatology Education Programs website re-design committee (2021)
  • UChicago Medicine Provider IT Advisory Committee – representative (2020-present)
  • Bridgeport Free Clinic – dermatology resident volunteer (2020-present)
  • Dermatology residency program social media coordinator (2020-present)


  • Lectures to residents: Connective Tissue Diseases and Autoantibodies (Dec 2019); Mucinoses, Amyloidosis, and Deposition Diseases (Feb 2020); Biology of Hair and Nails (April 2020); Antiandrogens and Androgen Inhibitors (May 2020); Tumor Biology, Actinic Keratoses, BCC and SCC (Dec 2020); Cytotoxic Agents (April 2021); Nail Disorders and Hirsutism (May 2021); Vascular Biology, Infantile Hemangiomas, and Vascular Malformations (May 2021); Cutaneous Lupus and Dermatomyositis (Aug 2021); Anti-histamines (Dec 2021); Scarring and Non-scarring Alopecia (Feb 2022); Stevens-Johnsons Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (April 2022)
  • Clinicopathological Correlation (CPC) Conference presentations to division: Refractory MSSA furunculosis (Nov 2019); Extragenital lichen sclerosus (March 2020); Violaceous indurated plaques on lower legs in a patient with HTLV-1- associated transverse myelitis (July 2020); Pityriasis rubra pilaris-like cutaneous graft-versus-host disease (April 2021); Facial hyperpigmentation: Erythema dyschromia perstans or Lichen planus pigmentosus? (June 2021); Pancreatic panniculitis as a presenting sign of asymptomatic immune checkpoint inhibitorinduced pancreatitis (Oct 2021) Medical education • Intro dermatology lectures to UChicago internal medicine PGY1 class (2021-2022) • Intro dermatology lectures to rotating medical students (2020-2022) • Pritzker medical school anatomy lab dermatology session preceptor (2019)


  • 2009 B.A., Biology and Spanish, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2017 M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2017-2018 Transitional Year Intern, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2019-2022 Dermatology Residency Program, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL

*Denotes shared first authors.

  • Kim L, Dodd EM, Chadha AA. Segmental Kaposi Sarcoma in an Immunocompromised Patient. SKIN. January 2022. [accepted for publication]
  • Kozlowski A, Dodd E, Hanson B, Lazovich D, Polcari I. Parental support for sun protection policies in schools, A cross-sectional analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2019 Dec;81(6):1420-1423. [PMID: 31150710]
  • Dodd EM, Winter MA, Hordinsky MK, Sadick NS, Farah RS. Photobiomodulation therapy for androgenetic alopecia: a clinician’s guide to home-use devices cleared by the Federal Drug Administration. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 2017 June;20(3):159-167. [PMID:
  • Dodd EM, Howard JR, Dulaney ED, Rosenthal SI, Wanna MR, Farah RS. Pyodermatitispyostomatitis vegetans associated with asymptomatic inflammatory bowel disease. International Journal of Dermatology. 2017 Dec;56(12):1457-1459. [PMID: 28474357]
  • Dodd KW, Elm KD, Dodd EM, Smith SW. Among patients with left bundle branch block, T-wave peak to T-wave end time is prolonged in the presence of acute coronary occlusion. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017 Jun;236:1-4. [PMID: 28082087]
  • Dodd EM, Dodd KW, Bart B, Brunette D. Vohwinkel syndrome: A rare cause of toe pain in an adolescent male. Minnesota Medicine. 2016 July;99(4):46-7.
  • Dodd EM, Hook KP. Topical imiquimod for the treatment of childhood cutaneous Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatric Dermatology. 2016 Apr;33(3):e184-5. [PMID: 27040152]
  • Dodd EM, Mitchell JR, Kearney SL, Sidman JD. Salmonella lymphadenitis mimicking neoplastic process in teen. Minnesota Medicine. 2015 May;98(5):38. [PMID: 26065189]


  • Chicago Dermatological Society – Art of Skin Gala ambassador (2021-present)
  • PAWS Chicago Professional Board – member (2020-present)
  • Chicago Dermatological Society – resident board member (2020-present)
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society – resident liaison (2019-present)
  • PAWS Chicago – medical center volunteer (2019-present)
  • Team PAWS Chicago – charity runner (2019-present)


  • Chicago Dermatologic Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society


  • 2014 USMLE Step 1, 255
  • 2016 USMLE Step 2 CS, Pass
  • 2017 USMLE Step 2 CK, 257
  • 2017 Temporary Minnesota Medical Permit
  • 2018 USMLE Step 3, 239 2018 Temporary Illinois Medical Permit (through 6/2022)
  • 2022 American Board of Dermatology applied exam (board-eligible)


  • Animal rescue Travel Creative arts, quilting and DIY projects Scuba diving Halloween enthusiast
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