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

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

Government Appointments

  • Member, Illinois State Medical Disciplinary Board (appointed by Governor Pritzker)
  • Fellow, Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

Affiliations

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Leadership

  • 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

Memberships

  • 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

Awards

  • 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