medical director Amy Derick

Amy Derick, M.D.

  • Medical Director
  • Board-Certified Dermatologist
  • Clinical Instructor of Dermatology, Northwestern University
  • Academic Associate Member, University of Chicago Section of Dermatology, Biological Sciences Division, Pritzker School of Medicine

Training & Education

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Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame; Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude

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Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; Doctorate of Medicine with honors in the top 10% of her class

Northwestern University

Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine

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Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals; Chief Resident, Dermatology


    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
    • Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine 2017
    • Chicago Magazine Top Doctor for Cancer: Dermatology 2017
    • Western Suburban Living Top Doctor: Dermatology 2017
    • University of Chicago Distinguished Service Award for Early Achievement
    • Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Athena Award
    • McHenry County Top Under 40 Award
    • William Fremd High School Distinguished Graduate Award
    • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Mentorship Award Winner
    • Women’s Dermatologic Society, Mentorship Award Recipient
    • American Medical Women’s Association Award to a female medical student for outstanding scholastic achievement
    • Catherine Dobson Prize for best oral presentation at the 56th Annual Senior Scientific Session by a non-PhD student in the area of clinical investigation of research done in medical school
    • NIH Student Summer Research Award
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Notre Dame Scholar


      • American Academy of Dermatology
      • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
      • American Medical Association
      • Women’s Dermatologic Society
      • Chicago Dermatological Society
      • Illinois Dermatological Society
      • Illinois State Medical Society
      • Young Professionals Organization (YPO) Chicagoland

Academic Appointments

      • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Instructor of Clinical Dermatology
      • Academic Associate Member, University of Chicago Section of Dermatology, Biological Sciences Division, Pritzker School of Medicine


      • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL
      • St. Alexius Hospital, Hoffman Estates, IL
      • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL


      • Illinois Dermatological Society, President
      • Illinois Dermatology Political Action Committee (Illinois DermPAC), Chairwoman
      • Illinois State Medical Society, Council of Government Affairs
      • Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee Member, Illinois
      • Chicago Dermatological Society, Member Plans and Policy Committee
      • University of Chicago, Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Council
      • University of Chicago, Alumni Board
      • Women’s Dermatologic Society, Board of Directors, 2010-2014