Dermatology, the study of skin diseases is introduced in the university, as part of allied medical subjects. Students attend ward rotation in batches. They not only learn how to diagnose and manage various skin diseases, but also experience how to counsel the patients with sympathy and care. Interactive methods of teaching including case based discussions are used to foster deep learning. During their stay in the ward, a hand on experience of various diagnostic band therapeutic procedures carried out in Dermatology is provided. Patient encounters in hospital environment prove to be a great source of motivation for the future doctors. Theoretical aspects are covered by interactive lectures in final year.