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If you would like a research fellowship added to this spreadsheet, please email the DIGA Research Co-chairs at the emails below. We wish you good luck on your journey!
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StateResearch FellowshipFellowship DirectorPosition filled for 2020-2021# of YearsDescriptionRequirementsDeadlineNumber of PositionsContactWebsitePGY-1 year required w/USMLE Step 3MD RequiredPaid?Notes
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ALThe University of Alabama at BirminghamTiffany Mayo, MD (Director), Ralee' Bunt (Manager)Open for 2021-20222 yearsThis is a two year clinical research fellowship for physicians interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. Fellows participate in various types of industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated dermatology clinical research projects. Research fellows also have opportunities to attend dermatology clinics, resident didactics, Grand Rounds, and other dermatology conferences. Fellows must have an MD degree from a US Medical School, have completed PGY1, and be eligible for Alabama medical license.Rolling1dermresearch@uabmc.eduYesYesYes
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CAPost-doctoral Fellow-Clinical Cutaneous Lymphoma Fellowship
Christiane Querfeld, MD, PhDOpen for 2021-20232 yearsThe Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Program at City of Hope (lead: Christiane Querfeld, MD, PhD) is offering a 2-year fellowship in cutaneous lymphoma. The position will provide a broad experience in patient care, clinical trials and various clinical research projects. The fellow will participate in a multidisciplinary team closely working with faculty and teams from pathology, radiation oncology, and hematology/hematopoietic cell transplantation. The fellow’s responsibilities will include updating and maintaining cutaneous lymphoma registries, recruiting patients for trials and registries, writing clinical protocols and pursuing clinical research projects that includes manuscript preparation. The cutaneous lymphoma fellow will attend the dermatology-dermatopathology conferences, journal clubs, and participate in the presentations for the Cutaneous Lymphoma Tumor board and other selected City of Hope conferences. The fellows will also have an opportunity to present their work at a national conference such as American Academy of Dermatology or Society for Investigative Dermatology. USMLE transcripts (Steps 1, 2 CK, 2 CS and 3 if applicable)
Medical school transcript
Three strong letters of recommendation
Curriculum Vitae
Ability to effectively work and collaborate in a research environment in order to successfully meet deadlines and perform and prioritize simultaneous tasks. Requires use of discretion and judgment when handling confidential information
Ability to design and execute research projects and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner.
Candidate be industrious, has sound technical skills and capable drafting grant proposals, research protocols and manuscripts.
Under minimal direction of the Principal Investigator, works and is responsible for the development and execution of major research project and collaboration with the other researchers
Rolling 1Caroline Bresee cbresee@coh.orghttps://aa067.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/post-doctoral-fellow-clinical-cutaneous-lymphoma-fellowship-6188USMLE transcripts (Steps 1, 2 CK, 2 CS and 3 if applicable)YesYes
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CAMoy-Fincher-Chipps Facial Plastics and Dermatology Dr. Ronald MoyYes (Open for 2021-2022)~1 year (flexible)Strong clinical component. You work as an MA in the morning, where you can recruit patients for clinical trials. You are in Mohs surgery every day often assisting Dr. Moy in the OR.Send CV and Step 1 score when inquiring. No LOR required. Rolling1Dr. Ron Moy ronmoymd@gmail.com cc Mandy Majidian current fellow at mandy@rodeoderm.comhttps://www.rodeoderm.com/No - targeted toward medical students who are confidently applying to a US dermatology residency.NoYes. You are paid for your time as a medical assistant in the mornings. Afternoon research is on your own time and is not paid.
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CADermatology research opportunity at Dermatology Research and Education FoundationJashin J. Wu, M.D., F.A.A.D.Yes (Open for 2021-2022)12 months (Availability: June or July 2020)Dermatology Research and Education Foundation seeks a medical student dermatology research volunteer for 12 months beginning in June or July 2020 under the direction of Jashin J. Wu, M.D., F.A.A.D. Dr. Wu is Founder and Course Director of the Skin Cancer Symposium (April 7-8, 2021), Symposium for Inflammatory Skin Disease (April 9-11, 2021), 2nd Annual San Diego Dermatology Symposium (June 11-13, 2021), and Dermatology Refresher Symposium (October 1-3, 2021), and Founder and CEO of the Dermatology Research and Education Foundation. In his over 15 years of clinical practice, he has treated over 1500 psoriasis patients, of which over 1000 received an oral agent, biologic, or phototherapy. He is a Councilor for the International Psoriasis Council and a past Medical Board member of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF). He serves on the American Academy of Dermatology/NPF psoriasis guidelines committee, which published updated 6 psoriasis guidelines in 2019-2020. He is editor or co-editor for 7 books which include Therapy for Severe Psoriasis, 1st edition, 2016; Clinical Cases in Psoriasis, 1st edition; Mild-To-Moderate Psoriasis, 3rd edition, 2014; Moderate-To-Severe Psoriasis, 4th edition, 2014. He is associate editor for the 4th edition of Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy published in March 2020. He has written over 350 Pubmed articles, of which over 250 are about psoriasis. He is Past President of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatological Society, Board Member of the California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery (CalDerm), and Board Member of the Pacific Dermatology Association. Dr. Wu has given over 150 psoriasis lectures at medical conferences and dermatology departments/divisions in 11 countries.

The research student will have the opportunity to work on review articles where they can serve as first author as well as retrospective cohort studies. It is a major priority that the research student will author at least 10 publications, which each of the prior or current 21 research students have accomplished.

Two prior physician research fellows and 10 prior research students have matched into dermatology residency, 6 prior research students are currently in the application process, and 5 research students are currently in the research fellowship.
Only students who will have completed the 3rd year of medical school by the start of the research position are being considered at this time.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV with USMLE board Step 1 score, and medical school transcript to jashinwu@gmail.com. No letters of recommendation and no hard copies, please. Further info may be requested later.
Feb 12, 2021, but applications will be reviewed starting December 19, 2020

Interviews: rolling
3jashinwu@gmail.comMore info about the Dermatology Research and Education Foundation can be found at https://www.dermrefoundation.orgNoNoNo
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CAUC-IrvineNatasha Mesinkovska, MD, PhDYes; position OPEN for 2021-20229-12 monthsWork at the UCI Dermatology Clinical Research Center for the upcoming academic year (someone who would like to take a year off between second and third or third and fourth year). Dr. Mesinkovska is a world renowned hair disorder specialist and very accomplished scientist. Fellows are able to work with her in clinic and interact with other residents and faculty as well. It is a really wonderful experience to be able to work and learn with Dr. Mesinkovska, publish manuscripts, present at conferences and help with the research studies. CV, step scores, cover letter
Must have connection to Southern California
Rolling admission 1-2nmesinko@hs.uci.eduhttp://www.dermatology.uci.edu/fellowships.aspNoNoUnpaid
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CAUC IrvineAnand K. Ganesan, MD, PhDPosition open for 2021-2022July 2021The Department of Dermatology at University of California, Irvine is currently seeking applicants for a Clinical Research Specialist at the Assistant level to begin July 2021. This is a 1+ year vitiligo research fellowship position under the direction of Anand K. Ganesan, MD, PhD.

The Clinical Research Specialist will be involved as a Sub-Investigator in conducting industry-sponsored trials in vitiligo, coordinate a patient registry and repository for vitiligo patients, prepare IRB applications for investigator-initiated studies, and conduct investigator-initiated clinical trials and studies in vitiligo.

The specialist will be required to attend vitiligo clinics one day a week and to also assist with vitiligo-related procedures, including the Melanocyte Keratinocyte Transplant Procedure. The specialist is expected to attend weekly lab meetings in the Ganesan laboratory and contribute to translational research. Specifically, the candidate is expected to devote a significant amount of time to scholarly activities, which will include preparing manuscripts, mentoring residents, and mentoring medical students. Underrepresented minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates should possess a master’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates hold an MD or MD/PhD (foreign or US trained) . Experience in Dermatology and caring for vitiligo patients is preferred. Ideal candidates would be eligible to apply for a California License.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06652
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
(Optional)
3-5 References required (contact information only)
Misc / Additional (Optional)
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06652
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CAUniversity of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles: For Medical Student ApplicantsApril Armstrong, MD, MPHYes; Filled for 2021-20221 year Dr. April Armstrong is the Associate Dean and Professor of Dermatology at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Armstrong is also Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Director of Clinical Trials in the Dermatology department. We seek highly-motivated medical students to join our prolific clinical research team. The trainees will work in a scientifically rigorous environment learning the full spectrum of clinical research from dermatoepidemiology, health outcomes research, to trials. They will learn to design and carry out their own clinical research projects, participate in clinical trials, present at national dermatology meetings, and publish in scientific journals. The trainees will also participate in a weekly dermatology clinic and dermatology grand rounds.- 1- Page Cover Letter stating your interest in a training position and the approximate time period for which you would like to join our team
- Resume or CV (including USMLE scores)
- Transcript (Unofficial transcript is okay) and MCAT score
Rolling admission VariesEmail all questions or application materials to Research Coordinator Paula Hornstein at paula.hornstein@med.usc.eduhttps://armstronglab.usc.edu/trainee-opportunities/apply/NoNoMedical student research fellows receive a nominal stipend to help cover parking, abstract submissions, and conference attendance.
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CAUniversity of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles: For Physician ApplicantsApril Armstrong, MD, MPHYes; Filled for 2021-20221-2 years for PhysiciansDr. April Armstrong is the Associate Dean and Professor of Dermatology at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Armstrong is also Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Director of Clinical Trials in the Dermatology department. We seek a physician to join our prolific clinical research team. This physician will work in a scientifically rigorous environment learning the full spectrum of clinical research from dermatoepidemiology, health outcomes research, to trials.The physician will help care for clinical trial patients and evaluate them for cutting-edge therapies in dermatology. The physician will also learn to design and carry out his or her own clinical research projects, present at national dermatology meetings, and publish in scientific journals. The physician will also participate in a weekly dermatology clinic and dermatology grand rounds.MD or DO with full California License, or, 3 or more years of ACGME training to be eligible for California license before the start of fellowship year.
1- Page Cover Letter stating your interest in a training position and the time period for which you would like to join our team
Resume or CV (including Step 1-3 USMLE scores)
Rolling admission1Email all questions or application materials to Research Coordinator Paula Hornstein at paula.hornstein@med.usc.eduhttps://armstronglab.usc.edu/trainee-opportunities/apply/MD or DO with full California License, or, 3 or more years of ACGME training to be eligible for California license before the start of fellowship year. MD or DO with full California License, or, 3 or more years of ACGME training to be eligible for California license before the start of fellowship year.Yes+benefits
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CAUSCNada Elbuluk, MD, MScYes1 yearDr. Nada Elbuluk, the Director of the Skin of Color and Pigmentary Disorders Program at USC as well as the Director of the Diversity and Inclusion Program at the Department of Dermatology at USC invites qualifying applicants to apply for this research fellowship. The research fellow will work on a variety of study types, which may include sponsored clinical trials, prospective and retrospective studies, case reports, literature reviews, and book chapters related to ethnic skin conditions and pigmentary disorders. The student will also have the opportunity to work with Dr. Elbuluk in clinic on a weekly basis (this requires special approval process for Non-USC students) and coordinate the DermRISES Pipeline Initiative sponsored by the Dermatology Diversity and Inclusion Program.Students who have completed up to their 3rd year of medical school as well as those who have completed intern year will be considered. Priority will be given to KSOM students completing the Dean’s Research Year. Letter of interest and CV. March 1, 20211nada.elbuluk@med.usc.eduNoNo
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CAUCSF Geriatric Dermatology Research and Clinical Student FellowshipDaniel Butler, MDYes (Open for 2021-2022)1 yearThis is a one year research position at UCSF for medical students between their third and fourth year of medical school. Students will spend time working with Dr. Daniel Butler at the Geriatric Dermatology clinic at the SFVA and conducting various projects related to aging skin.Please send a statement of interest and your CV. No LOR required.March 1, 20211Name: Daniel Butler, MD
Email: daniel.butler@ucsf.edu
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CAUCSFTina Bhutani and Wilson Liao YesResearch year for students looking to gain more experience with clinical trials and clinical research. Immersive program where students work closely alongside fellows and PI’s to learn the nuts and bolts of research. Our goal is to provide the skills necessary for people ot independently design and execute research projects in the future.NoneRolling admission2-3tina.bhutani@ucsf.eduNoNoNo
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CAUCSFTina Bhutani and Wilson Liao No22 year research fellowship looking to gain more experience with clinical trials and clinical research. Immersive program where fellows work closely alongside PI’s to learn the nuts and bolts of research. Our goal is to provide the skills necessary for people to independently design and execute research projects in the future. Fellows will also be involved in clinical practice and will gain an intimate understanding of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and other chronic inflammatory disorders. Specifically, they will gain a unique understanding of the use of systemic agents and phototherapy for these conditions. They will also become familiar with the Goeckerman Day Treatment Center, one of the last remaining of these treatment facilities in the US.CA state license or 3 years of post graduate training in order to be eligible for CA state licensureRolling admission2tina.bhutani@ucsf.eduYesYesYes + benefits
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CA UC Davis Research FellowshipEmanual Maverakis, MDYes; open for 2021-20222 yearsFellows will participate in a variety of clinical and translational research projects. Dr. Maverakis's expertise is immune mediated skin diseases including scleroderma, autoimmune blistering diseases and psoriasis. Fellows will assist in managing the ongoing pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials in the Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit. Other responsibilities include participation in weekly dermatology clinics, Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, writing manuscripts and presenting work at national conferences, submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and managing a number of investigator-initiated clinical/translational research projects in conjunction with Dr. Maverakis's basic science laboratory.California medical license eligibility preferredRolling basis1Stephanie Le, stvle@ucdavis.eduYesYesYes
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CAUC Davis Medical Student Research FellowshipEmanual Maverakis, MDYes; open for 2021-20221 yearFellows will participate in a variety of clinical and translational research projects. Dr. Maverakis's expertise is immune mediated skin diseases including autoimmune blistering diseases, scleroderma, and psoriasis. Fellows will assist in managing the ongoing pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials in the Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit. Other responsibilities include participation in once weekly dermatology clinics, Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, writing manuscripts and presenting work at national conferences, submitting protocols to the IRB for review and managing a number of investigator-initiated clinical/translational research projects in conjunction with Dr. Maverakis's basic science laboratory.Rolling basis1Stephanie Le, stvle@ucdavis.eduNoNoNo
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CADr. Kiuru's Research Fellowship at UC DavisMaija Kiuru MD, PhDNo1 yearDr. Kiuru's expertise is in dermatopathology and her work focuses on genetic alterations in skin tumors and familial skin diseases. Fellow responsibilities include writing manuscripts, submitting and managing a variety of IRB protocols for clinical and translational projects, as well as facilitating multi-departmental and basic science collaborations. Fellows will also have the opportunity to present work at national conferences and participate in grand rounds.N/ARolling basis1Dr. Kiuru, mkiuru@ucdavis.eduN/ANoNoNo
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CAUC San Diego Dermatology Clinical and Translational Research Fellowship starting July 2021Tissa Hata, MDPosition open for 2021-20222 years (1 year on a case-by-case basis)UC San Diego Dermatology is offering a non-ACGME accredited research fellowship opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in clinical and translational research starting July 2021. This is a 2-year position, though a one-year commitment may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The fellow will gain experience in conducting clinical trials in dermatology under the mentorship of Dr. Tissa Hata, Director of the UC San Diego Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit, and Dr. Richard Gallo. Projects cover many areas, including atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea, and acne. The fellow will also have the opportunity to design and conduct studies of their own and to participate in novel research on the skin microbiome.

The candidate should possess a strong interest in inflammatory skin diseases, immunology, and the skin microbiome, be a proactive team-player with keen attention to organizational detail, and possess robust writing and communication skills. The candidate will have numerous opportunities to write and publish during this experience, and is expected to attend investigator meetings, present original research results at regional and national meetings, and publish their findings when appropriate.
Required Qualifications:
• The ideal candidate will be interested in an academic career in dermatology
• M.D. or D.O.
• Completion of an intern year (preliminary, transitional, or at least an intern year of another specialty) is required before starting July 2021
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
• Prior experience with clinical research strongly preferred

Required Application Materials:
• Curriculum vitae, exam transcripts
• Cover letter
• Writing example (i.e. published lead-author manuscript, thesis, or other academic publication)
• Names of two references, including at least one research mentor
Rolling 1Tissa Hata, dermstudies@health.ucsd.eduhttps://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/dermatology/research/clinical-trials/Pages/default.aspxyes yes, DO is also acceptedyes, per NIH postdoctoral scale
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COUniversity of ColoradoRobert Dellavalle MD PhD MSPHYesBig data research fellowship funded by a competitive independent grant from Pfizer--funding for fellowship currently ends July 1, 2021Computer coding experienceMay 1, 20201robert.dellavalle@ucdenver.eduhttps://pfe-pfizercom-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/GMG_2020USAD2_2020US.pdfYesYeshttps://derminterest.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/university-of-colorado-school-of-medicine-pfizer-fellowship.pdf
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CTUCONN Clinical Trial FellowshipDr. Jun Lu Open for 2021-20221 yearThe clinical trial fellowship is a 1-year paid position with benefits. The fellow will work closely with Dr. Jun Lu (clinical research director) and clinical trial staff on various exciting new and established studies on psoriasis, eczema, bullous pemphigoid, etc. In addition, the fellow will have designated weekly clinic time to work with faculty and residents to explore his or her clinical interests. They will also have access to resident didactics, conferences and Grand Rounds. The fellow will have the flexibility to be involved in various research projects and publications with all of the faculty at UCONN.

UCONN is located in bucolic Farmington, CT. We are about 2 hours from Boston, 2 1/2 hours from NYC, near local skiing, 2 hours from VT skiing and 45 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean! We have an international airport nearby and are a suburb of Hartford, the capital of CT.
1)complete internship year in an accredited US hospital; 2) US citizen or permanent residentRolling1If you are interested please email your resume to our clinical coordinator Christina Iwanik at ciwanik@uchc.edu or Dr. Jun Lu at jlu@uchc.edu
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DC George Washington University Dr. Jonathan Silverberg MD PHD MPHYes 1 yearDr. Silverberg’s area of clinical subspecialty is inflammatory skin disease, particularly atopic and contact dermatitis. He has extensive experience in the advanced management of atopic dermatitis, hand eczema, chronic itch, psoriasis, hidradenitis and many other chronic inflammatory skin disorders. He is also a national expert in allergy patch testing, phototesting and photopatch testing.Rolling1jonathansilverberg@gmail.comNoNoNo
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DC George Washington University Dr. Adam Friedman, MD, FAADYes1 yearPrimarily basic science research investigating the immunomodulatory mechanisms in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma. Additional clinical research projects are possible in conjunction with the bench work. The student also sees patients in the clinic with Dr. Friedman once per week and participates in the academic activities of the department, such as resident didactics, journal club and national conferences.Cover letter and CVJanuary 20211Kayleigh Hausmann is the Executive Coordinator (khausmann@mfa.gwu.edu)https://smhs.gwu.edu/dermatology/translational-researchNoNoNo
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FLUniversity of South FloridaDr. Lucia Seminario-Vidal, MD, PhDYes2 YearsThe 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.
March 30, 20211For inquiries, please contact Kerry Hennessy, kchennessy@usf.edu. https://health.usf.edu/medicine/dermatology/residencyYesYesYes
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ILNorthwestern University Stephanie M. Rangel, PhD, CCRPYesClinical research fellowships are one to two years in duration (July 1 to June 30) and are based at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Fellowships are offered preferentially to physicians with at least one year of internship training and to those who wish to pursue further training in dermatology. The Lurie Children's fellowship is preferentially offered to physicians with some previous training in pediatrics.

These paid fellowships provide an opportunity for intense exposure to both investigator-initiated and sponsored research, interaction with patients and participation in didactic sessions in Dermatology at NMH and Lurie Children's.
The MD fellowship: intern year is preferred; if wanting peds derm, then need to be IL license eligible (2 years)Rolling deadline, applications begin being reviewed December for the following summerVaries per year based on funding/mentoring capacity of facultyNUdermatologyCTU@Northwestern.eduhttps://www.feinberg.Northwestern.edu/sites/dermatology/education/research-fellowships.htmlYesYes
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ILNorthwestern University Stephanie M. Rangel, PhD, CCRPYesVisiting predoctoral clinical research fellowships are one year in duration (July 1 to June 30) and are based at NMH and Lurie Children's. Fellowships are offered to medical students who have completed M3 year and wish to complete a year dedicated to research to further their training in dermatology. These fellowships are unpaid but provide an opportunity for intense exposure to the field.3rd year medical studentRolling deadline, applications begin being reviewed December for the following summerVaries per year based on funding/mentoring capacity of facultyNUdermatologyCTU@Northwestern.eduhttps://www.feinberg.Northwestern.edu/sites/dermatology/education/research-fellowships.htmlNo
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MAPsoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Clinical Research fellow/Outcome Measures Research Fellow at Harvard Medical SchoolJoseph F. MerolaNo1 yearDr. Joseph F Merola is an Associate Program Director of the Combined Medicine-Dermatology Residency Program and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. We seek highly-motivated medical students to join our prolific clinical research team at the BWH. The fellow will engage in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis clinical research and outcome measures research, including prospective and retrospective observational studies and clinical trials. The fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with national and international organizations including the International Dermatology Outcome Measures (IDEOM) initiative and the Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Clinics Multicenter Advancement Network Consortium (PPACMAN). Responsibilities include recruiting, screening and consenting new patients, completing and documenting all patient visits and assessments, present at national dermatology meetings, and publish in scientific journals. The fellow will also participate in a weekly dermatology clinic, clinical research meetings and dermatology grand rounds. Stipend available.1- Page Cover Letter stating your interest in a training position and the approximate time period for which you would like to join our team
- Resume or CV (including USMLE scores)
- Transcript (Unofficial transcript is okay) and MCAT score
Rolling admission1jfmerola@bwh.harvard.edu, lperezchada@bwh.harvard.eduhttps://physiciandirectory.brighamandwomens.org/details/426/joseph-merola-dermatology-rheumatology_immunology_and_allergy-boston?_ga=2.187167080.1596326329.1618746053-1123632501.1618746053NoNoYes
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolRebecca Hartman, MD, MPHYesDermatology research fellowship year, ideal for a year-out medical student. Involves a combination of clinical and research experiences with research focusing on skin cancer epidemiology and health services research. Opportunities to work with several BWH/Harvard faculty.Knowledge of statistical analysis helpful but not requiredN/A1rhartman@bwh.harvard.eduhttps://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/98950Nopossibly
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolMarilyn LiangNo1Vascular Anomalies Fellowship1marilyn.liang@childrens.harvard.eduhttp://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/programs/o-_-z/vascular-aNomalies-center-program#NoNoYes
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolSteven T. Chen, MD, MPH, MS-HPEdNo9 months- 1 year (depending on what the mentee would like)Yearlong experience with clinical research in oncodermatology, with a focus on skin toxicity from immune checkpoint inhibitors. Prior research fellows have published multiple high impact and practice changing papers. Also will likely do research in medical education and complex medical dermatology. Clinical experiences can also be included if the mentee is in the area and is interested, as long as institutional COVID regulations allow. Finally, as an APD of our residency program, I'm happy to provide ongoing advising and mentorship for my mentees throughout the year.Looking for a self-starter, motivated medical student who is interested in Not only doing research, but who is looking for a mentored experience. Ideally with some basic statistics kNowledge (but I'm happy to teach). RedCAP experience also very helpful. Ultimately, it's more about the fit!8/15/20 ideally, but Rolling1-2stchen@partners.orghttps://scholar.harvard.edu/stevenchenNoNopotential research stipend. Would require negotiation with my department and potential collaborators.
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolDaniela KroshinskyYes1 yearClinical research fellowshipCV, 3 references, phone interview to start3/1/2021 for 2021/20221-2dkroshinsky@partners.orgYesNoTBD
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolMartina Porter, MD and Alexa
Kimball, MD, MPH

No, unable to onboard student until fall due to COVID-191-2 yearsAt Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, our dermatology clinical trials unit, Clinical Laboratory for Epidemiology and Applied Research in Skin (CLEARS), was established in 2017 by Alexa Kimball, MD, MPH and Martina Porter, MD. The investigators have more than 15 years of experience in investigator initiated and industry sponsored studies. Our clinical trials are closely tied to our clinical research and subspecialty inflammatory skin disorders clinic, focusing hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, and biologics. Additionally, Drs. Kimball and Porter are kNown for work within the field of dermatology that focuses on healthcare delivery sciences, workforce data, and quality improvement.Email: a CV (including board scores- USMLE scores) and a brief personal introductory statement. Who have completed internship training but Not requiredRolling basis, typically fall for following July onboarding1-2clears@bidmc.harvard.eduhttps://www.kimballresearch.com/train-with-us​
skinstudies.com
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolMartina Porter, MD and Alexa
Kimball, MD, MPH

Yes1-2 yearsClinical and Research Fellowship (Typically PGY-2, but could be PGY1-5): BIDMC Department of Dermatology is currently offering a one-year Non-ACGME Clinical and Research Fellowship with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Under the direction of Alexa Boer Kimball, MD, MPH and Martina Porter, MD, fellows will be introduced 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. They will also have the opportunity to participate in dermatology clinic (approx. 10-20% of total time) as well as design and conduct studies of their own, in addition to participating in ongoing and new projects based in the Unit. Fellows will be expected to present their work at regional and national meetings and publish their findings when appropriate. The Unit has a strong track record of training both fellows entering dermatology and those who have recently completed their training. Degree-granting programs are available through affiliated Harvard programs. Stipends are typically set at appropriate PGY level.Email: a CV (including board scores- USMLE scores) and a brief personal introductory statement. Who have completed internship training but Not requiredRolling basis, typically fall for following July onboarding1-2clears@bidmc.harvard.eduhttps://www.kimballresearch.com/train-with-us​
skinstudies.com
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolJiaDe (Jeff) Yu, MD, FAADNoWe are accepting highly qualified US medical students who has successfully passed the USMLE Step 1 exam. The research position is ideally for 1 year but accommodations for shorter or longer periods can be made. The research fellow will gain experience in conducting clinical and basic science studies (either or both) that are related to allergic contact dermatitis, pediatric dermatology, and general dermatology. Fellows will also have the opportunity to rotate through the various dermatology services at the Massachusetts General Hospital including general dermatology, contact dermatitis clinic, high risk skin cancer, Mohs surgery, pediatric dermatology, Derm-Rheum, inpatient consult service, and Alopecia clinic. Previous successful fellows have first authored over 10 publications (case reports, research studies, chart reviews, and literature reviews) and presented at major national conferences (AAD, SPD, SID, etc). Mentored students match into excellent dermatology programs throughout the US.Step 1 score, writing samples, previous mentor for reference, and CVRolling1jiade.yu@mgh.harvard.eduwww.massgeneral.org/contactdermNoNoPossible depending on experience, length of time, and funding
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolMostaghimi, Arash,M.D.,M.P.A.,M.P.H.YesOur lab is driven by our passion for understanding and improving the world around us. We are seeking to create a diverse group of curious, talented, and motivated individuals who desire to be part of a supportive creative team. Students with diverse backgrounds, talents, interests, and skill sets are especially encouraged to apply.1 year research fellowship for medical studentsRolling1-2amostaghimi@bwh.harvard.eduhttp://mostaghimi.bwh.harvard.edu/NoNoYes
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolDr. Erica DommaschYes- The student would be working with myself (Dr. Dommasch) on dermatological issues affecting transgender patients
- A background in epidemiological/population-based research is helpful but Not required
- There will likely be a grant stipend for the medical student.
- The medical student will be primarily involved in research and can expect 2-3 publications from the research year. They will also have the opportunity to start a project of their own.
- Depending on interest, the student can participate in one to two half day clinics per week (one with Dr. Dommasch and potentially rotating with other faculty members at BIDMC)
- Student will have the opportunity to present their work at a Dermatology conference.
- The student may also have the opportunity to attend Harvard resident didactic sessions held twice monthly
Interested students should email edommasc@bidmc.harvard.edu with:
- CV
- Brief statement of research interests
- 2 references
- Step scores
March 1st, 20211edommasc@bidmc.harvard.eduNoCurrently paid, pending funding for 2021-2022
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolSemenov Yevgeniy, M.D., M.A., F.A.A.D.Avaliability for aNother fellow10-12 monthsClinical and translational research fellowship with an emphasis on melaNoma epidemiology, cutaneous reactions in setting of immuNotherapy, and tumor development in setting of systemic immuNomodulator treatment.Preference will be given to candidates with statistical software experience, including R and STATA.Rolling1-2ysemeNov@mgh.harvard.eduNoNoNegotiable depending on qualifications
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolSherrie Divito, MD, PhDNoone or two year positions are available, but there is some flexibility given pandemicWe have the potential Now for 2 translational research fellowship positions studying drug hypersensitivity reactions (SJS/TEN, DRESS, etc) and GVHD. Salary support depends on the trainee level and duration of the fellowship. Research includes wet lab experiments in addition to retrospective and prospective clinical studies.We are looking for an enthusiastic, diligent, detail-oriented fellow. The applicant must be highly motivated and driven to work independently yet capable of working well within our team. If interested please send:
(1) A cover letter stating briefly your career goals, your level of training, your planned start/finish time, your prior research experience, if any, and the names and email addresses of 3 references
(2) Your CV/resume
Rolling/asap2sdivito@bwh.harvard.eduDepends on positionDepends on positionDepends on position
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MAHarvard Medical SchoolElena Hawryluk MD, PhDYes1Research Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology; this is a clinical research training experience and will provide hands-on exposure to clinical research at all stages. The fellow will develop a project from inception and IRB approval to presentation and publication. In addition, exposure to patient care (as able), and participation in larger research projects, grant applications, research presentations, and writing experiences are encouraged.
Interested trainees can reach me by email; please include a CV and provide a 1 page statement of interest addressing (1) why you'd like to pursue a research fellowship, (2) why this experience, (3) and your goals for a research fellowship experience.Feb 20211ehawryluk@partners.orghttps://www.massgeneral.org/children/doctors/19567/elena-hawrylukYesNovariable
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MAMassachusetts General HospitalEsther Freeman, MDyes, but could take an additional student1Global Health Dermatology Research YearMust be specifically interested in global health and resource limited settings. Prior experience in global health a plus. Prior epidemiology training a plus, but not a necessity. Generally preferred that the student can relocate to Boston for the year.n/a, fellowship usually starts in the summer, students usually approach me in the fall/winter prior to their fellowship year1-2esther.freeman@gmail.comhttps://www.massgeneral.org/dermatology/treatments-and-services/global-health-dermatologypreferred but not requiredYesnegotiable
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MAMassachusetts General HospitalMaryanne M. Senna, MDYes1Alopecia Research Assistant

Overview
The Department of Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, a flagship teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is hiring a research assistant for the Alopecia Research Program. Under the direction of Maryanne Senna, MD, the RA will help with the overall goals of the alopecia research program to improve treatment options for the many patients around the world suffering from hair loss. The RA will be introduced to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical trials and epidemiologic research, as well as participate in dermatology clinics. In addition to participating in program initiatives, the RA has the opportunity to develop new projects and studies of their own.  Trainees will be expected to present their work at regional and national meetings and publish their findings when appropriate.

Curriculum
Fellowship goals and objectives: To master the fundamental principles of conducting epidemiologic studies and clinical trials in Dermatology. This includes gaining fundamental knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of alopecia and understanding how to design, implement and analyze both studies and trials.

Clinical Experience
-2-3 half day clinical sessions/per week under supervision. These sessions lay critical groundwork as it allows RA to develop skills in clinical assessments, understand alternative therapies to study treatments so they can counsel study subjects about their options, and manage patient questions about their condition.  It also exposes them to clinical material that could lead to the development of research questions and new projects.
-Grand rounds
-Other departmental lectures

Research Experience
RAs participate in Dr Senna’s alopecia research and in designing and implementing their own projects. The expectation is to develop publications.
- English language proficiency (written and spoken)
- Medical students who have completed at least 3rd year of medical school
January 30, 20212mghhair@partners.orghttps://www.massgeneral.org/dermatology/research/hair-academic-innovative-research-unitNoNoMedical student stipend may be provided
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MABoston UniversityDr. Rhoda AlaniYes1-2 yearsWe are looking for medical students with a passion for basic/translational research in melaNoma to complete a 1-2 year research fellowship in melaNoma biology. Research projects will focus on epigenetic mechanisms governing melaNoma development, progression and resistance to targeted therapies; lipid metabolism and melaNoma progression/resistance to targeted therapies, epigenetic mechanisms governing the development of inflammatory skin diseases; biomarkers for melaNoma. Familiarity with basic molecular biology techniques, cell/tissue culture, mouse model systems, although Not required, are desired.Laboratory research experience, although Not required, is preferred Rolling1-3alani@bu.eduhttp://sites.bu.edu/alaniwulab/research/NoNoYou will be eligible for a competitive departmental research award that can be used for personal expenses.
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MATufts Medical CenterDr. David RosmarinYes; position filled for 2021-20221 yearDavid Rosmarin is the Vice-Chair of Education and Research, former Residency Program Director, and Director of Clinical Trials at Tufts Medical Center, Dept of Dermatology. We seek motivated medical students to join our team. The experience includes investigator initiated studies and interventional clinical trials, retrospective and prospective studies. The fellow learns how to conduct research, receives mentorship in the specialty including guidance into applying into dermatology. There is also time spent in the dermatology clinic and participating in grand rounds. Notable achievements of prior fellows include projects evaluating a topical JAK inhibitor for vitiligo, dupilumab for bullous pemphigoid, anti-IL17 and anti-IL23 treatments for hidradenitis suppurativa. CV, USMLE scores, unofficial transcript, brief cover letterRolling admissionVaries: (~2)Nicole Dumont: ndonovan1@tuftsmedicalcenter.orghttps://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/patient-care-services/Departments-and-Services/Dermatology/Research-Clinical-TrialsNoNoNo: medical student fellow receives an award which can help cover submission of an abstract and attendance at a conference
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MDJohns Hopkins Itch FellowshipShawn Kwatra, MDYes, but Rolling applications for 2021 onwards1 yearUnder the direction of Dr. Shawn Kwatra, the Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship is interviewing for a position starting in March 2021 (starting date flexible). The fellow will engage in translational work, clinical trials, and epidemiologic research. Stipend available. Past trainees have matched into top dermatology programs and averaged 10-20 publications. This is a very productive research group with > 70 publications in past 2 years. Opportunities to participate in review articles/original research before starting fellowship also possible as well as for exceptionally motivated individuals Not taking a year off. Strong mentorship provided to trainees on dermatology residency application process.Opportunities available for U.S. medical students taking a year off only at this time. As the fellowship is very competitive and there are limited slots, students with prior experience with statistics/STATA/R/epidemiologic research with utilization of large datasets or willingness to learn and/or bench/translational research are preferred. Please send USMLE Step 1 score if available. Preference for individuals with a statistics/STATA/R/epidemiologic research or bench research, but Not required. Also preference for strong writers as fellows will aid in manuscript, grant, and IRB writing.
Availability: Starting March 1, 2021 (flexible start date)
Rolling admissionsMultiple may be available depending on fundingPlease email Dr. Kwatra at skwatra1@jhmi.edu with CV and provide USMLE Step 1 score if available.N/ANoNoYes
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MDJohns Hopkins Ethnic Skin FellowshipCrystal Aguh, MDYes, but accepting applications for 2021-2022 position1-2 yearThe Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins has an opening for an Ethnic Skin Dermatology Fellow beginning July 1, 2021 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. We are in search of a current MS3, MS4 or recent medical school graduate who will serve as the ethnic skin research fellow for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Candidates for the Ethnic Skin Fellowship must be third or fourth year medical student in good standing OR have completed a M.D. or D.O. degree. Applications will be reviewed and assessed based on interest in dermatology research, prior academic performance, patient care experience, work ethics, interpersonal skills, and professionalism.
During the course of the year-long fellowship, the fellow will learn a wide variety of clinical and translational research techniques. This includes, but is not limited to gene chip microarray, ELISA assays, whole exome sequencing, cross-sectional survey development, RNA sequencing and tissue sampling and storage. In anticipation of a future career as a clinical researcher, the fellow will also spend one half day per week in the Ethnic Skin clinic of Dr. Crystal Aguh, director of the Ethnic Skin Program, where he/she will be exposed to the variety of conditions that will form the basis of their research.
The appointment involves a 1-2 year commitment. We are unable to make any guarantee of a future residency position in dermatology at Johns Hopkins University. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Please note that while this position is expected to be fully funded, funding status cannot be guaranteed at this time. Applicants should indicate in their personal statements whether their interest will be affected by funding status and/or if they have their own funding for the year. This will not have an impact on selection decisions but will inform final decisions if funding is unavailable.
To apply, all items are due by 4/23/2021 to Dr. Crystal Aguh c/o Jaleesa Price jsnyde39@jhmi.edu. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered for this position. Final fellow selection will be made by 5/07/2021
1. ERAS style CV (including clerkship grades and Step scores)
2. Letter of Recommendation (from medical school and/or physician advisor)
3. Letter of Interest (1 page); Please include why you would like to complete a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins, your career goals/interests, and your path to dermatology thus far.
April 23rd1jsnyde39@jhmi.eduNoNoPlease note that while this position is expected to be fully funded, funding status cannot be guaranteed at this time
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MDNIHMentee selects any mentor at the NIHYes1 yearThe Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) is a year-long residential research immersion program for medical, dental and veterinary students seeking careers as clinician-scientists. MRSP is proudly supported by the Scientific Directors along with private co-sponsorship through the Foundation for the NIH.N/AJan 2021Variesmrsp@nih.govhttps://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/training/mrsp/NoNoYes
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MIUniversity of Michigan Department of DermatologyMio Nakamura, MD, MSOpen for July 1 ,20222- or 3-year fellowshipThe 2- or 3-year fellowship will provide comprehensive training in clinical research within the breadth of dermatology. The fellow will participate in conducting pharmaceutical-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials and work with basic scientists on the clinical aspects of translational studies. The fellow will gain extensive experience in conducting clinical research from start to finish including study design and protocol development, grant writing, regulatory and budgeting skills, study coordination, subject recruitment and screening, conducting study visits, data collection and analysis, and manuscript preparation.Applicants must have completed at least a one-year ACGME-accredited internship prior to the start of the fellowship. 1Mio Nakamura, MD, MS
Program for Clinical Research in Dermatology
University of Michigan
mionak@med.umich.edu
Yes
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MIHenry FordHenry Lim, MD and Iltefat Hamzavi, MD1-2 Years1. Weekly meetings with both Drs. Lim and Hamzavi
2. CV
2amiller5@hfhs.orgYesYesYes
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MIC.S. Livingood Research Fellowship & Photomedicine/Laser Research Fellowship at Henry Ford Health SystemHolly Kerr, MD, FAAD1-2 positions open for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.1-2 yearsInnovative care and medical research are part of the mission of Henry Ford Hospital. The Department of Dermatology recognizes the importance of patient centered research in advancing the field of Dermatology and is committed to investigating cutting edge basic science, clinical, translational, and epidemiologic research in skin diseases and cancers.

The Investigator Initiated Studies Unit focuses on photomedicine, follicular and pigmentation disorders, lasers, skin cancer and photo protection. The unit’s efforts involve Department Chair, Dr. David Ozog, Chair Emeritus Dr. Henry W. Lim, with the oversight of Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Holly Kerr. Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi leads the unit as an expert in vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa, photomedicine and lasers. Indermeet Kohli, PhD, is our staff physicist, and one of few physicists on staff in a dermatology department, providing expert mentorship on the application of physics and imaging in dermatology.
US Medical School Graduate, Completion of an Intern or Transition Year by the start of fellowshipApril 1, 2021 (2021-2022)
April 15, 2021 (2022-2023)
​1-2amiller5@hfhs.orghttps://www.henryford.com/hcp/med-ed/residencies-fellowships/hfh/derm/fellowshiprequired by the start of fellowshipyes, position is not available for medical studentsyes
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MNPark Nicollet Contact Dermatitis Clinic/Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Dermatology Clinical Research FellowshipErin Warshaw, MD, Anne Neeley, MD, and Sara Hylwa, MD Yes1 YearFor 2020-2021, three research fellows will spend 60-75% time at the Park Nicollet Contact Dermatitis Clinic. Duties at that site include coordination (e.g. scheduling patients, preparing patches, applying patches) as well as assisting Drs. Hylwa, Neeley and Warshaw (e.g. obtaining patient histories, occupational information) in clinic. The remaining time will be spent at the Minneapolis VAMC; duties there will include manuscript preparation, NACDG database maintenance, and IRB paperwork. Fellows are encouraged to apply for their own grants and publish original articles; completion of at least one in-depth project is expected. Submission of abstracts for presentation at local and national meetings is encouraged. Fellows typically attend and present at the annual American Contact Dermatitis Society and American Academy of Dermatology meetings.1. All fellows MUST be U.S. citizens to apply.
2. Board scores, if applicable
3. Medical school transcript, if applicable (uNofficial copy okay); for college students, college transcript
4. 3 letters of recommendation or phone contact information, ideally from dermatologists (letters used to apply for dermatology residency okay; for medical students without a local dermatology program, letters from Non-derm staff are okay; for college students, professors or past supervisors)
5. Personal statement, indicating reasons for interest in research and dermatology
6. Internship, medical doctor degree, and medical license are NoT required.

Rolling3erinmwarshaw@gmail.comhttps://healthpartnersdermatologyresidency.com/dermatitis-fellowship/NoNoSalary ranges, based on experience ($34,000-38,000). Health insurance is available through PN. https://derminterest.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/park-nicollet-contact-dermatitis-clinic_minneapolis-veterans-affairs-dermatology-clinical-research-fellowship.pdf
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MNComplex Alopecia and Aesthetic clinical research fellow, Complex Medical Dermatology Clinical Research FellowDrs. Maria Hordinsky, Ronda Farah, and Noah GoldfarbYes; Pending for 2021-20221 YearCombination of University and/ or VA research with clinical exposure to multiple faculty and strong mentorship for publication.N/AJanuary 10th, 20221-3rfarah@umn.eduhttps://med.umn.edu/dermatologyNoNoYes
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MOSaint Louis UniversityDee Anna Glaser, MDYes2 YearsDee Anna Glaser, M.D., Director of the Dermatology Research Fellowship Program and Dermatology Interim Department Chairman, and the Department of Dermatology Faculty members have extensive experience in conducting both industry sponsored clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies. The Research Fellow will join The Dermatology Research Division composed of Dermatology Faculty, a Senior Research Fellow, and Clinical Trial Coordinators. Activities include participation in a variety of clinical trials and research projects. Ongoing and recent studies include clinical trials of devices and therapies for aesthetic procedures, hyperhidrosis, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, atopic dermatitis, pemphigus, melaNoma, and other cutaneous cancer therapies, as well as pediatric dermatology trials and studies involving database analysis of patient populations and interventions.Requirements: The applicant must have completed a minimum of PGY1 at an ACGME accredited program prior to start of the fellowship and must be eligible to obtain a Missouri medical license.

Full applications will be considered at time of receipt. In person interviews may be required.

Interested applicants should send:
- Letter of Intent
- Curriculum Vitae
- USMLE scores
- Medical school transcript
- 3 letters of reference

To:
Saint Louis University
Department of Dermatology
Research Fellowship Program
Attn: Joey M. Weissmann
1755 S. Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Email: joey.weissmann@health.slu.edu
Fax: 314-256-3451
Telephone: 314-256-3435
Currently taking applications for July 20211 annually, with 2 Research Fellows total.rhonda.lebbing@health.slu.eduhttp://dermatology.slu.edu/index.php?page=research-fellowship-2May apply during intern year, but must have completed internship prior to starting and be eligible to obtain medical licenseMD or DOYeshttps://derminterest.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/saint-louis-university-dermatology-research-fellowship-2021.pdf
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NEUNMC Dermatology Postdoctoral Research FellowshipAshley Wysong MD, MSYes, but taking applications for 2021-20221-2 yearsThis is a 1-2 year clinical research fellowship for physicians interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. It is a unique hybrid position working with the research team primarily on clinical trials, translational science, industry-sponsored studies, and investigator-initiated projects. In addition, fellows will have opportunities to participate in dermatology clinics, resident didactics, Grand Rounds, journal club, research meetings, and other dermatology conferences.completion of ACGME PGY-1 internshipApril 1 annually (rolling)1susadhikari@unmc.eduwww.unmc.edu/dermatologyYesYesYes, competitive salary with benefits
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NEUNMC Dermatology Medical Student Research FellowshipAshley Wysong MD, MSNo1This is a 1-year long "gap year" research fellowship for medical students interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. The successful applicant has the opportunity to design their own project and to work closely with our research team on ongoing research. Our department is active in clinical studies, clinical trials, translational science, industry-sponsored studies, and investigator-initiated projects. In addition, medical student research fellows will have opportunities to participate in dermatology clinics, resident didactics, Grand Rounds, journal club, research meetings, and other dermatology conferences.Send CV and Step 1 score when applyingApril 1 annually (rolling)1-2susadhikari@unmc.eduwww.unmc.edu/dermatologyNoNoYes, stipend provided
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NYMount SinaiProgram Director
Alexandra Golant, MD

Associate Program Director
Jonathan Ungar, MD
yes1The Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai has a number of research fellowships available to medical students who are interested in pursuing Dermatology.

The fellowships are typically one year long and are available for students between their 3rd and 4th years of medical school. These fellowships are rigorous and most fellow are able to be very productive (publications, posters, presentations, etc.) during their time with us. In fact, in the past 5 years, 100% of our research fellows have matched into Dermatology.
We are still considering applicants for the 2021-2022 academic year. Any interested applicants should send an email with their interest, CV, and USMLE Step 1 scores.Program Director
Alexandra Golant, MD
alexandra.golant@mountsinai.org

Associate Program Director
Jonathan Ungar, MD
jonathan.ungar@mountsinai.org
NoNoNo
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NYAlbert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Hidradenitis Suppurativa FellowshipSteven R. Cohen, MD MPHYes1 yearA one year fellowship open to medical students between their 3rd and 4th years. Currently, Dr. Cohen is investigating various aspects of hidradenitis suppurativa pathogenesis and management, including the role of various inflammatory markers, the efficacy of high-dose intralesional triamcinolone, the impact of COVID-19, and the role of telemedicine. Prior noteworthy projects include reporting on the utility of high dose infliximab and finasteride therapies for hidradenitis suppurativa. Fellows also facilitate a support group for patients suffering with hidradenitis suppurativa. Additionally, fellows participate in and coordinate patient care at the Montefiore Hidradenitis Suppurativa Center, which utilizes a specialized multi-disciplinary approach for hidradenitis suppurativa management.Only students who have completed their third year of medical school by the start of the fellowship are being considered at this time. Please send a letter of interest along with CV if interested.Rolling1-2tyler.andriano@einsteinmed.org, gbenesh@montefiore.orgNoNoNo
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NYNorthwellAmit Garg, MDYes1 yearEvaluation of comorbidities and other health outcomesN/A1amgarg@Northwell.edupreferredNodepends
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NYUniversity of RochesterJo Anne Van BuskirkYes, but looking for a 2021-2022 candidateStart July 2021 with minimum of 1 full year with possibility of 2 yearsDermatology Clinical Trials Unit Research Fellow: The Research Fellow will be trained by the PIs on our studies to perform MD assessments for our clinical trial patients. In addition, they will rotate with dedicated faculty who are doing clinical trials in a specific disease state. Additionally, they will participate in all of the didactic sessions that all of our Derm Residents participate in (8-9am M-F).- Graduated from US medical school (No DO schools) and have a competitive score on USMLE Step 1. April 1, 20211joanne_vanbuskirk@urmc.rochester.eduhttps://www.urmc.rochester.edu/dermatology/clinical-trials.aspxYesYes
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NYPrivate PracticeKumar Sukhdeo MD, PhDYesTelemedicine startup practice specializing in hair restoration. Research is focused on clinical questions relating to hair biology and healthcare delivery online.NoRolling1kumar@pilaris.comwww.pilaris.comNoNo
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NYDermatology Research Fellowship in Cutaneous MalignancyDarrell S. Rigel, MD, MSFilled1The fellow will become a sub-investigator on clinical trials being conducted at the center and will help prepare manuscripts reporting the results of the trials as a first author, attend conferences, and present research. They will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of melanoma and other skin cancers. Fellow responsibilities will generally include:
- Serve as lead author for manuscripts in the field of melanoma and cutaneous malignancy.
- Analyze data related to ongoing studies using SPSS, Stata, or other statistical software. Knowledge of evidence based medicine and research methodology is a must.
- Attend and present at major dermatology conferences.
- Manage SKIN - The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. Requires assigning reviewers, corresponding with authors and editors, and laying out articles.
-Write educational grants to obtain funding for research, continued medical education including for conferences and virtual grand rounds
-Submit studies for IRB review as necessary.
MD/DO Degree
- A cover letter briefly mentioning prior experience and current interest in the position
- Current CV
- All available USMLE step scores at the time of application
- ≥ 1 Reference or Letter of Recommendation
Rolling, currently open1fellowshipinmelanoma@gmail.commelanomafellowship.netYes, must be eligible for NY state medical licenseYes (MD/DO welcome to apply)Yes, commensurate with PGY status (and benefits!)
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NYDr. Lipner's Nail Disease Research Fellowship at Weill CornellShari Lipner MD, PhDYes, can take additional students for 2021-20221 yearDr. Shari Lipner, Director of the Associated Professor and Director of the Nail Division at the Department of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medicine invites qualifying applicants to apply for this research fellowship. The research fellow will work on a variety of study types, which may include clinical trials, prospective and retrospective studies, case reports, literature reviews, and book chapters related to nail disease and other topics in general dermatology. The student will also have the opportunity to work with Dr. Lipner in clinic on a weekly basis (this requires special approval process for Non-Cornell students).Interested students should email shl9032@med.cornell.edu with: CV, Brief statement of research interests, 2 references, Step scores, transcript, knowledge of basic statistics helpful, but not requiredRolling, until filled2-3Shari R. Lipner MD, PHD, shl9032@med.cornell.edunonono
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OHUniversity Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University Clinical Trials FellowshipDr. Neil KormanPosition open for 2021-20221-2 yearsThe clinical trials fellow works as a sub-investigator on both sponsor- and investigator-initiated clinical trials, the majority of which evaluate new systemic biologic therapy for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and other inflammatory skin diseases. Responsibilities include recruiting, screening and consenting new patients, completing and documenting all patient visits and assessments, and distributing/documenting correct use of study medication. The fellow works as part of an established clinical trials team and is responsible for running a weekly investigator meeting.Applicants must have completed an internal medicine, transitional, pediatric, or surgery PGY-1 year prior to beginning a fellowship. Pay and benefits are commensurate to a PGY-2 level.
Interested applicants should submit the following information:
Letter of interest
Updated CV
Copy of your Dean’s letter
Copy of your USMLE I and II scores
Three letters of recommendation
until position filled 2Amanda Davies
Phone: 216-844-7834
Fax: 216-844-3964
Email: Amanda.Davies@UHhospitals.org
https://www.uhhospitals.org/medical-education/dermatology-medical-education/clinical-research-fellowshipNoMD/DOYes, PGY-2 level
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OHCase Western Reserve UniversityDr. Neil KormanYes1-3 yrsClinical Trials Fellowship
The clinical trials fellow works as a sub-investigator on both sponsor- and investigator-initiated clinical trials, the majority of which evaluate new systemic biologic therapy for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and other inflammatory skin diseases. Responsibilities include recruiting, screening and consenting new patients, completing and documenting all patient visits and assessments, and distributing/documenting correct use of study medication. The fellow works as part of an established clinical trials team and is responsible for running a weekly investigator meeting
- Letter of interest
- Updated CV
- Copy of your Dean’s letter
- Copy of your USMLE I and II scores
- Three letters of recommendation
Rollingvaries from 1-4Amanda.Davies@UHhospitals.orghttps://www.uhhospitals.org/medical-education/dermatology-medical-education/clinical-research-fellowshipUSMLE step 1 required, Step 2 optionalYesYes, PGY-2 level
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OHCase Western Reserve UniversityDr. Neil KormanYes1-3 yrsCutaneous Oncology Fellowship
The Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship is a two- to three-year position, during which the fellow works as a sub-investigator for clinical trials, prepares patient reports for a weekly multidisciplinary cutaneous oncology conference, and assists in a resident capacity in lymphoma/melaNoma clinic. The fellow is also encouraged to work on independent research projects. Cutaneous oncology is both stimulating and challenging, and this fellowship will enable the candidate to establish expertise in medical dermatologic oncology.
- Letter of interest
- Updated CV
- Copy of your Dean’s letter
- Copy of your USMLE I and II scores
- Three letters of recommendation
Rollingvaries from 1-4Amanda.Davies@UHhospitals.orghttps://www.uhhospitals.org/medical-education/dermatology-medical-education/clinical-research-fellowshipUSMLE step 1 required, Step 2 optionalYesYes, PGY-2 level
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OHMetroHealth Medical Center Clinical Research FellowshipThomas Knackstedt, MD1The Dermatology Clinical Research Fellow Program at MetroHealth Medical Center provides a one year in-depth experience in clinical research related to dermatology with a focus on dermatologic oncology to train research fellows to become independent investigators in either academics or industry, through high-level mentorship, seminars, journal clubs, research fellowship infrastructure and laboratory training.MD/DO Degree
CV
2 letters of recommendation
Scores from the USMLE Steps 1 and 2
USMLE Step 3 prior to start of fellowship
Ohio Medical license prior to the start date of the fellowship (July 1)
Completed PGY1 in emergency medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, OB/GYN or transitional year program prior to starting this fellowship
1Jennifer Seamon
Phone: 216-778-1180
Email: jseamon@metrohealth.org
https://gme.metrohealth.org/dermatology-residency/dermatology-clinical-research-fellowshipyesno
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OHOhio State Research FellowshipBen Kaffenberger, MDYesFunctions as a clinical research assistant within the OSU Dermatology Clinical Trials Organization. Duties include ~50% devoted to collecting data for sponsored clinical trials and ~50% time devoted to an individual project utilizing data and patients from the institution.Rolling, Spring of the year.Normally oneBenjamin.kaffenberger@osumc.eduhttps://medicine.osu.edu/departments/internal-medicine/dermatology/education/research-fellowshipsNoNo, but must have completed 3rd yearYes
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OHOhio State Research FellowshipJessica Kaffenberger, MDYes1 yearThis is a one or two-year position for individuals who wish to gain research and clinical experience in medical dermatology. The fellow is an integral part of our busy clinical trial program which focuses predominantly on psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis, alopecia, and other complex dermatology conditions. The fellow will also get exposure to other translational research and laboratory studies.Complete PGY-1 yearNot a specific deadline but usually interview mid-end March so would say to get application in by mid-end March at the latest1Jessica.kaffenberger@osumc.eduhttps://wexnermedical.osu.edu/departments/internal-medicine/dermatology/education/research-fellowshipsYesYesYes
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OROregon Health & Science University (OHSU)Teri Greiling, MD, PhDYes1 YearThis is a one-year research fellowship for medical students interested in dermatology and clinical & translational research. The position is available to medical students who have completed their first three years of training. Primary responsibilities include running a clinical trial investigating therapies for a rare skin condition called pityriasis rubra pilaris, handling and analyzing data, and writing abstracts and manuscripts. Research fellows also have the opportunity to rotate in clinic to interact with other providers and take classes through the OHSU human investigations program (to achieve either a certificate or a masters). The fellowship is a paid fellowship based in Portland, Oregon. Fellows must have completed their first three years of medical schoolRolling1Please email greiling@ohsu for interest or questions and include a CV. NoNoYes
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PAUniversity of PennsylvaniaDr. William James, Dr. Susan Taylor, Dr. Junko Takeshita, Dr. Joel Gelfand, Dr. Misha Rosenbach, Dr. Katherine Steele, and other investigatorsVaries VariesFunding available through the Dermatology Foundation diversity grant, AAD diversity grant, Skin of Color Society, and other grantsVariesVariesVaries katherine.steele@pennmedicine.upenn.edu VariesVariesYes
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PAUniversity of PennsylvaniaVictoria Werth, MDYesThe clinical positions include doing NIH and investigator-initiated studies related to autoimmune skin diseases, including lupus, dermatomyositis, and blistering diseases. The laboratory positions include translational and basic projects related to lupus and dermatomyositis.NoneRolling deadline, but better to contact in fall.2 in clinical research and 2 in laboratory researchwerth@pennmedicine.upenn.eduhttps://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20001880/p6211
https://www.pennmedicine.org/departments-and-centers/dermatology/research/clinical-trials/autoimmune-skin-disease-severity-tools
NoNoYes
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PAUniversity of PennsylvaniaJeremy R. Etzkorn, MD, MS-Biostatistics12 monthsThis is a one clinical research fellowship with the University of Pennsylvania's Dermatology Oncology Center (PennDOC). The focus of the fellowship is cutaneous oncology. Fellows have the opportunity to work with multiple mentors within the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania.Medical student taking a yearlong break between their 3rd and 4th years of medical school. Highly motivated individuals with strong organizational and writing skills and a genuine interest in pursuing clinical research are encouraged to apply.April 1 with applications accepted on a Rolling basis2-3Interested applicants may email jeremy.etzkorn@pennmedicine.upenn.eduwith any questions or with their application materials (details on the above website)https://dermatology.upenn.edu/education/fellowship-training/penndoc/Yes, 24k with conference travel and expenses
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SCMUSC Dermatology Clinical Research FellowshipLara Wine Lee, MD, PhDYes, but position for 2021-2022 available as soon as Spring 20211-2 yearsThe majority of the MUSC Dermatology fellowship is spent running the dermatology clinical trials (currently 25+ trials in various stages for both pediatric and adult derm) for which the fellow would see patients to perform physician assessments and any necessary patient procedures. The fellow will learn the ins and outs of clinical trials and how they are run. The fellow will work with excellent study coordinators and receive incredible mentorship from Dr. Wine Lee and other MUSC dermatology faculty. There are constant research papers being initiated and written with help from students and thus plenty of opportunity for publications. The fellow will also have the opportunity to attend resident didactics, grand rounds, and participate in various faculty members clinics.Please provide a CV and letter of recommendationN/A1-2Contact Courtney Rowley at rowle@musc.eduhttps://medicine.musc.edu/departments/dermatology/YesYesYes
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TXDell Medical School at UT Austin Clinical Dermatology Research FellowshipLucia Diaz, MD Dermatology Residency Associate Program Director and Pediatric Dermatology ChiefPosition open for 2021-20221 year, July 2021-June 2022This is a clinical research training experience for U.S. physicians interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. The fellow will work on adult and pediatric clinical trials and investigator initiated studies with dermatology faculty and residents. There will be ample opportunities for academic projects leading to presentations and publications. The successful applicant will also participate in dermatology didactics, research meetings, and dermatology conferences. The fellow will learn how to conduct research while receiving mentorship in dermatology and the dermatology residency application process.Rolling1Stephanie Mangham, Dermatology Residency Program Coordinator, stephanie.mangham@ascension.orghttps://dellmed.utexas.edu/education/academics/graduate-medical-education/dermatology-residencyNoYesYes
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TXClinical-Translational Research Fellowship in Dermatology at UTSW Department of DermatologyDr. Melissa Mauskar, M.D.Filled for 2021-20221 yearA clinical-translation research fellowship training position is available under the guidance of Dr. Tamia A. Harris-Tryon MD, PhD, and Dr. Melissa Mauskar, MD in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. This salaried position will provide extensive experience in translational and clinical research. The Harris-Tryon Laboratory bridges the fields of immunology, microbiology, and metabolism and focuses on the interface between the skin surface and the community of microbes that colonize the skin niche. Our research aims to understand how the skin protects the host from bacterial infection and develop novel therapeutic targets for inflammatory skin conditions.
Dr. Mauskar’s research program relates to her expertise in complex medical dermatology as a member of the inpatient consultation team. Dr. Mauskar also leads a vulvar dermatology specialty clinic at UT Southwestern with plans to start enrolling patients in a prospective patient registry. In addition to becoming a member of the Harris-Tryon Lab, the fellow will contribute time to a multi-center prospective clinical trial studying therapeutic options for Stevens Johnson’s syndrome under the mentorship of Dr. Mauskar (https://www.natiensstudy.org/).
Candidates must be enrolled in an M.D. or D.O degree program, have prior experience in research and a passion for scientific inquiry. Applicants for this fellowship are selected on the basis of scholarly achievements, potential for successful practice, character, and integrity.


Interested individuals should send: 1) a cover letter with a brief statement of interest and career goals, 2) updated CV, 3) email and phone number of three professional references.

end of April1melissa.mauskar@utsouthwestern.edunonoyes
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UTUniversity of Utah Autoimmune and Complex Medical Dermatology FellowshipJennie Clarke and Christopher HansenYes (Open for 2021-2022)One year, start date is July 2021A fully funded, 1- year, fellowship in autoimmune dermatology. The fellowship is oriented to career development and understanding of autoimmune skin disease as well as to launch an investigative career. The fellowship is open to medical students or residents. The fellow will participate in the management of several hundred patients in the University of Utah Autoimmune Dermatology Clinic to enhance their knowledge of these diseases. The fellow will have academic time to develop research questions from clinical operations and will contribute to ongoing research projects including clinical trials.Please submit CV and statement of interestApril 2, 2021OneEmily Knight, emily.knight@utah.eduhttps://healthcare.utah.edu/dermatology/services/autoimmune-skin-diseases/NoNoYes
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WIUniversity of Wisconsin - Department of Dermatology Clinical Research FellowshipsBeth Drolet, MD
Yes (Open for 2020-2021)1 year (July 1, 2021)We are inviting rising M3 and M4 students to apply for a one-year Clinical Research Fellowship in the Department of Dermatology.

This is an extremely competitive fellowship that is awarded to one (1) rising third or fourth-year medical student who has demonstrated a keen interest in dermatology and is a competitive candidate for dermatology residency.
This position is unique in that the medical student interacts with nationally recognized researchers and dermatologists on a daily basis. Furthermore, this position is unique in that it is a clinical research fellowship, meaning that it provides the opportunity to be mentored in a clinical setting and to attend lectures with dermatology residents and faculty.

The Research Fellowship has a robust project pipeline, which may result in several published manuscripts, review papers, and conference posters/podium presentations at national conferences. The Research Fellow will work directly with multiple distinguished clinical researchers and the Department of Dermatology Research Administrator on all matters. The Research Fellow will have two primary responsibilities: writing publications and conducting clinical research.

We strongly encourage applications from students from populations historically underrepresented in medicine. The Department is committed to the diversification of our workforce and the development of an inclusive environment that supports the goals of all learners.

Responsibilities and daily activities include:

• Writing and submitting publications, including managing revisions and edits requested by Reviewers.
• Enrolling patients into prospective trials and following- up on active enrollees.
• Developing research hypotheses and performing literature reviews.
• Composing research protocols, drafting and submitting IRB proposals.
• Other IRB communications
• Collecting, organizing, and analyzing clinical research data

Applicants are selected based on research experience and medical school performance, as well as enthusiasm and interest. The nature of the position makes excellent organizational and communication skills paramount.
Preferred Skills:
• Organization, ability to multitask, persistence and motivation to implement the various components of a clinical study
• Detail oriented and organized
• Ability to work in a team environment and balance many competing priorities and projects
• Ability to gather and interpret moderately complex data
• Excellent written and verbal communication (publications are a plus)
• Proficiency: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Experience in clinical research is a plus, but not necessary
• Having access to a car is a plus for travel between locations
• Familiarity with statistical software is a plus
• Familiarity with REDCap software is a plus

Interested individuals should submit a short application consisting of:
1. Personnel Statement of Research and Interest in Dermatology 2. CV
3. Transcripts
4. Step1/Step 2 Scores (if available)
March 15, 2021
Review: rolling basis, early application is favorable

The first round of interviews will begin in the end of March 2020.
1-2Heather Neils at hneils@dermatology.wisc.edu with the subject line “Derm Research Fellowship—Applicant’s Name”NoNoSalary and competitive benefits package

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WIMCW MD Clinical Research FellowshipKenneth Gordon, MDrecruiting for 2021-2022 academic year1-2 yearsThe MCW MD Clinical Research Fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Kenneth Gordon provides a unique educational and training experience for one highly motivated individual seeking to pursue a residency in dermatology. Fellows attend all academic half days, daily resident lectures, as well as faculty specialty clinics. Daily responsibilities involve various aspects of clinical research including interventional clinical trials, investigator-initiated projects, and federally funded multi-institution studies. Please contact kkatz@mcw.edu if you are interested in applying for this position to begin 7/1/2021. Candidates must have received an MD degree by the fellowship start date. All previous fellows under the mentorship of Dr. Gordon have matched into dermatology residency! Rolling 1kkatz@mcw.eduPGY1 required
YesYes, paid at NIH rate
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Various PeDRA Research Fellowship programSelected by student, co-application with Mentor/PIYes, five positions filled for 2020-20211 yearThe PeDRA Research Fellowship program supports one year of mentored research for post-graduate trainees and medical students in the field of pediatric dermatology. RFA from 2020 application cycle: https://pedraresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/PeDRA_ResearchFellowship_2020RFA_FINAL.pdfSee RFA~April 2021~5 positions (mentee/mentor pairs)info@pedraresearch.orghttps://pedraresearch.org/2020/01/22/research-fellowship-program/NoNoYes – the full $20,000 award is intended for stipend/salary support
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