How to post information about your Dermatology Research Fellowship?

Dear Dermatology Programs,

Thank you for visiting our website. Identifying research fellowship availabilities can be a formidable task. In hopes to help applicants accomplish this task, posted below is information concerning historical and current research fellowships. If you would like to help applicants learn about your Dermatology Research Fellowship by posting openings on DIGA’s website, please email a brief description of the fellowship, eligibility criteria, and application instructions to

Thank you for your participation!

Research Forums

Available Research Fellowships

 Boston University Medical Center – Cutaneous Oncology Program

The Cutaneous Oncology Program at Boston University Medical Center is currently accepting applications for a one-year Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship starting July 2020. Fellows will receive training in the multidisciplinary management of patients with cutaneous lymphoma, melanoma, nonmelanoma skin cancers, and pigmented lesions using such treatment modalities as targeted therapy, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, extracorporeal photopheresis, and phototherapy. Fellows will be actively involved in conducting clinical trials and are expected to present their work at regional and national meetings and to publish their findings where appropriate. In addition, fellows will be participating in General Dermatology clinics.

The prerequisites are as follows:

  • Recent graduates from U.S. accredited medical schools who must have completed a U.S internship; applicants who have matched into dermatology (PGY-2 beginning July 2021) and have a year open between completion of their internship and starting their PGY-2 year; applicants who have completed their dermatology residency and are looking to advance their experience in cutaneous oncology.
  • USMLE transcript(Step1, Step2CS, and Step2CK)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation from your recent job
  • CV

    For more information, please see our website at: programs overview/fellowships/skin-oncology/

    Candidates should send a statement of career goals, their CV and contact information for two current supervisors who can provide letters of recommendation to Dermatology training experience is required. The deadline for application is March 27, 2020.

The Department of Dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Research Fellowship

Description: A one to two year position is available for a clinical research fellow within the department of dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The fellow will serve as a sub-investigator on sponsored and investigator-initiated trials, as well as attend clinic and didactic sessions. Duties will also include protocol development and manuscript writing, with the opportunity to develop your own project and attend academic conferences.

Preference will be given to applicants who have completed intern year or who have matched into dermatology PGY2 2020 and have a year open. Pay is per NIH post-doctoral salary scale and benefits are included.

Primary faculty mentor is Dr. Ken Gordon.

Interested candidates should email their CV, a brief statement of interest, and contact information for 3 references or letters of recommendation to Linda Serrano MD;

The Department of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY is offering a 1-2 year research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Jared Jagdeo.  The position is available starting July 1, 2019.

Description: Dr. Jagdeo is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Director of the Center for Photomedicine at SUNY Downstate.  Dr. Jagdeo is an expert in lasers, light, and energy-based modalities, and is actively investigating novel treatment options for various skin conditions.  His basic science and clinical research focuses on cutaneous photobiology, wound healing, skin fibrosis, skin cancer, and immunology.  Dr. Jagdeo and his research team have successfully completed various clinical trials and published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles.  As a physician-scientist and attending, Dr. Jagdeo is actively involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents, medical students, and undergraduate students.

Fellows will participate in a variety of basic science, translational and/or clinical research projects, and be actively involved in NIH-funded and investigator-initiated industry-sponsored studies.  Fellows will have abundant opportunities to publish and present at national conferences, and are encouraged to author 5 or more publications per year, which previous fellows have achieved.  Fellows will receive direct mentorship and guidance on how to write grants, design clinical trials, and submit protocols to industry and the Institutional Review Board.

This fellowship is ideal for medical students and physicians who plan to pursue dermatology residency training.  Past fellows have successfully matched in dermatology.

Availability: Start date July 1, 2019 (flexible).  Fellowship offers are made for 1 year with the possibility of extending to 2 years.

Eligibility: Students who will have completed the 2nd or 3rd year of an accredited U.S. medical school, or MDs who have completed PGY-1 by the start of the research fellowship will be considered.

Application deadline: Open until further notice

Contact: Interested applicants may email their CV and letter of interest

Moy-Fincher-Chipps Facial Plastics/Dermatology Los Angeles, CA

Start Date: Summer 2019

We are currently recruiting a motivated medical student or recent MD graduate for a unique, one-year paid opportunity combining clinical research and direct patient care.

With a team of five board-certified dermatologists and dermatologic/cosmetic surgeons, the fellow will be broadly exposed to medical dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, cosmetic dermatology/lasers, and facial plastic surgery. Time will be split between direct patient care and clinical research trials/projects.

The research fellow will be expected to continue existing clinical trials, initiated by the current research fellow, as well as design, implement and execute studies of their own. The current research fellow has completed 5 clinical trials, literature reviews, case reports, book chapters, and commentaries this past year with publications in leading dermatology journals, and you will be expected to achieve similar results.

Opportunities to attend the major Dermatology/Cosmetic meetings to present research exist, and time-depending, the fellow will have a chance to join dermatology residents during clinical didactic sessions at Harbor-UCLA. The research fellow will also have the opportunity to attend bi-weekly free dermatology clinic with UCLA Dermatology residents and medical students. Finally, the research fellow will have the opportunity to attend monthly LA Metro Derm Meetings, where all Los Angeles based residency programs meet to discuss interesting cases and updates in the field of dermatology.

Research Fellow will work closely with Dr. Ronald Moy, past president of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, as well as Drs. Herrmann and Chipps, faculty at Harbor-UCLA.

Applicants should be enrolled in or have successfully completed training at an accredited U.S. medical school.

For questions, feel free to reach out to current fellow, Mandy Rosenthal, at

Interested candidates should send the following to Dr. Ronald Moy via email or post:

  • Brief statement of interest
  • USMLE steps 1 and 2 scores
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Current CV
  • 1 letter of recommendation



Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship
Institution Name: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Start Date: July 1, 2019
Length: 1 year
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Prerequisites: As this is a clinical research fellowship, you must have an MD degree, be eligible for a full Texas license (licensure not required) and have completed medical school in the United States and an internship in an ACGME-approved training program in the United States. DO degree is not accepted for the fellowship.
Description: A full-time paid position will be available starting July 1, 2019, as a clinical research fellow with Adelaide A. Hebert, MD at the UTHealth McGovern Medical School in Houston, Department of Dermatology. This fellowship allows extensive immersion into clinical research (14 active trials, with more to additional studies pending) and strong instruction as to the administration of such projects. As Dr. Hebert is a board-certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology, many of the trials are pediatric-focused. Clinical trials encompass both pharmaceutical and investigator initiated trials. Interdisciplinary trials with pediatrics, pediatric neurology and neurology also constitute part of the fellowship experience.The clinical research fellow will also have the opportunity to assist Dr. Hebert in her clinics and to round with her on the inpatient consult service. The fellow may also attend, as time allows, daily resident teaching conferences (dermatopathology, kodachrome, Grand Rounds, textbook, dermatology- rheumatology, etc.) and will have extensive interactions with the dermatology faculty and residents at both of the Houston Dermatology residency programs (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor). This fellowship offers a strong teaching component in both clinical research and dermatology.This is an accredited clinical research fellowship through the Texas Medical Board.You must have an MD degree, be eligible for a full Texas license (licensure not required) and have completed medical school in the United States and an internship in an ACGME-approved training program in the United States. DO degree is not accepted for the fellowship.If interested, please forward a CV, letter of interest, USMLE Step scores for all exams taken to date. Please send files to

Contact Name: Adelaide Hebert, MD

University of South Florida Clinical Research Fellowship
The Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of South Florida is offering a 2 year non-ACGME accredited clinical research fellowship.
Our fellowship program has a structured curriculum that includes online and live didactics for the fellow, participation in all of the academic activities of the Department of Dermatology, and a continuous evaluative process. The research fellow will learn to develop research protocols, identify funding opportunities, formulate grant applications, submit studies for IRB approval, and will participate in diverse clinical trials including inflammatory dermatoses, cutaneous lymphomas and inpatient dermatology.

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Graduates from U.S. accredited medical schools that complete their internship year by July 1st 2019 are eligible to apply.

Application materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE 1, 2 and 3 transcripts
  • List of  3 references with their contact information
  • Brief statement of career goals

Laura Banna
Administrative Assistant
Office: 813.974.4270

Application deadline: date open until further notice

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships
Applications are now being accepted for National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships that support MDs or medical students for a mentored research year focused on psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.  They are one-year awards up to $50,000.  All interested applicants are encouraged to visit to learn more and apply.
Documents Attached:
Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC – MD required
Dermatology research fellowship position available for July 2019.
The Dermatopharmacology Fellowship is a two-year, non-ACGME accredited program that introduces fellows to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical trials in dermatology, including understanding how to design, implement, and analyze trials under the principles of Good Clinical Practice and accepted ethical standards. Fellows will have the opportunity to design and conduct studies of their own and participate in ongoing and new projects based in the Department.
Projects encompass many areas in dermatology, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, acne, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Fellows are expected to attend investigator meetings, present original research results at regional and national meetings, and publish their findings when appropriate.
Our Department introduced its first Dermatopharmacology Fellowship program in 1994. Since then, dozens of physicians have successfully completed the program.
How to Apply
To apply, email your CV and USMLE scores to Giselle Singer, Director, Dermatopharmacology Fellowship Program at
Please note: completion of an intern year (preliminary, transitional, or at least an intern year of another specialty) is required before starting July 2019.

Research Fellowship Position – Case Western University
Please contact: if interested.

The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship:

One year fellowship in applied epidemiology for medical students.  Selected students will spend 10-12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.  Students will gain an in-depth understanding of applied epidemiology, the role of epidemiology in medicine, and the role of a physician in the public health system.

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship for Medical Students:

The Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) provides support for one year of full-time clinical research training. The main goal of the program is to encourage medical students to pursue careers in clinical research. Interested medical students must be willing to take a year out from school and conduct fellowship research and training at one of 12 hosting medical schools.

Sarnoff Fellowship Program:

The Sarnoff Fellowship Program offers medical students enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a biomedical research laboratory in the United States, other than the medical school in which they are enrolled.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close