Medical Qualifications and Training

After 6 years of Medical School, A/Prof Saracino completed a further 12 years of general medical, specialist Dermatology and subspecialty complex medical Dermatology training, culminating in her current clinical practice and the highest level of expertise in the diagnosis and management of skin conditions.

Her specific qualifications are listed here:

2016 – 2020: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University College London
Centre for Rheumatology and Connection Tissue Diseases, Division of Medicine
The Molecular Aetiopathogenesis of Adult Morphoea

2015 – 2017: Subspecialty clinical and research Fellowship in autoimmune connective tissue diseases
Centre for Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, University College London, and Royal Free Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust.
The Lupus Unit, Department of Rheumatology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

2015: Certificate of Entrance to the Specialist Register, United Kingdom (CESR)
Royal College of Physicians UK, and General Medical Council UK

2014: Clinical Fellowship in complex medical dermatology
Centre for Rheumatology and Department of Dermatology, Royal Free Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust.

2014: International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatologists (IFAAD)

2010 – 2014: Fellowship with the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
Completion of training and specialist examinations with the Australasian College of Dermatologists

2007: Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc)
Honours research degree, Monash University Australia

2002 – 2007: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Top graduate, with Honours, Monash University Australia