Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program Profiles

(35 approved programs as of December 1, 2016)


More information regarding requirements and an application form (downloadable) can be found on the ABD website: http://www.abderm.org/subspecialties/pediatric.html

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago
The pediatric dermatology fellowship program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago/Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine (Lurie/NUFSM), the first certified program in the country, aims to train physicians in all aspects of pediatric dermatology, including clinical care, research, scholarly activity, teaching and administration. With exposure to our 7 full-time faculty, a physician graduating from this program will be capable of providing tertiary outpatient care and inpatient consultative services for children of all ages with skin disorders. Fellows are also trained in the education of students, residents and primary health care providers, and will have the foundation to establish a successful career in pediatric dermatology.

Website: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en-us/care-services/specialties-services/dermatology/Pages/index.aspx


Baylor College of Medicine - San Antonio
Baylor College of Medicine - San Antonio offers a pediatric dermatology at Children's Hospital of San Antonio, under the direction of Dr. John Browning. San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States and has close ties with Mexico, drawing from a large area along the border. The fellow would have ample opportunity to learn about both common and complex pediatric skin disease, including opportunities for laser and surgical training. He or she would participate in an indigent clinic, children's hospital-based clinic, as well as faculty practice and would also participate in graft versus host disease, epidermolysis bullosa, and vascular anomalies clinics. There would be opportunities to rotate at Texas Children's Hospital if desired.

Website: chofsa.org


Children’s Hospital - Boston
The pediatric dermatology fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) is associated with the Harvard Medical School Department of Dermatology. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, BCH offers a complete range of healthcare services, and the pediatric dermatology service is staffed by four full-time and five part-time dermatologists. This one-year training program provides intensive training in both inpatient and outpatient clinical pediatric dermatology. Research opportunities exist for both investigator-initiated projects and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Fellows have a dedicated continuity clinic and academic time. Fellows participate in multidisciplinary clinics, including among others, vascular anomalies, Oncology, neurofibromatosis, Rheumatology-Dermatology, Sturge-Weber, tuberous sclerosis and atopic dermatitis.

Website: http://www.hms.harvard.edu/dermatology/pdfs/CHB%20Fellowship%20Brochure.pdf


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia pediatric dermatology fellowship provides exceptional training in outpatient and inpatient pediatric dermatology in a leading quaternary care and research center. We have 2 fellowship slots. We have 6 full time attending physcians who pride themselves on being excellent educators. Our fellows have a dedicated continuity clinic and surgery clinic, dedicated research and academic time with faculty-lead book, journal and literature review as well as elective time. We constantly strive to emphasize the fellow’s education. We have an excellent mix of “bread and butter” pediatric dermatology in addition to rare syndromes, genodermatosis and consultations from around the world.

Website: http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/dermatology/fellowship


Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
We offer a one year Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship approved by the ABD. Children’s Mercy Hospital is a free standing tertiary care children’s hospital located in Kansas City, Missouri which offers a diverse and rich clinical environment. Our faculty includes four Pediatric Dermatologists. The goal of our fellowship is to provide comprehensive training in pediatric dermatology through inpatient and outpatient clinical experiences which also includes several multidisciplinary specialty clinics, exposure to procedures relevant to Pediatric Dermatology (surgery and laser), participation in research, and an introduction to skills necessary for a career in academic medicine. We staff approximately 14,000 outpatient visits per year as we are the only Pediatric Dermatology specialty center in the region. We also provide inpatient consultation services at both the main hospital campus and at the South campus with approximately 200 new consultations per year.

Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/PediatricDermatologyFellowship


Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is a one-year fellowship program accredited by the American Board of Dermatology. Training includes the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders including but not limited to vascular anomalies, genetic skin disorders and autoimmune dermatologic disorders in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. In addition, fellows will gain exceptional experience in surgical procedures and teledermatology. One day per week is dedicated to pediatric dermatologic academic pursuits. Up to two pediatric dermatology fellows are accepted each academic year.

Website: www.chp.edu/CHP/dermatology


Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters at Eastern Virginia Medical School
The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) offers broad training in all aspects of pediatric dermatology. CHKD is a teaching hospital with all pediatric sub-specialties which serves a multi-state area of 2 million people. Our hospital clinic includes a procedure room with a V-Beam Perfecta laser and narrow-band UVB units. Training includes participation in out-patient clinics, a multi-disciplinary Vascular Anomalies Clinic, and hospital consults. Surgical experience at CHKD and EVMS, electives and opportunities for clinical research will be tailored to your interests. Please contact judith.williams@chkd.org for more information about our growing program.

Website: http://www.chkd.org/services/Dermatology/


Emory University School of Medicine
The Pediatric Dermatology fellowship at Emory University is a one year program certified by the ABD. Our faculty includes four pediatric dermatologists. We are committed to providing comprehensive training in outpatient and inpatient pediatric dermatology. Additional clinical experience comes from Emory faculty in pediatric rheumatology, allergy and immunology, genetics, and plastic surgery, as well as other faculty members in dermatology. Outpatient clinical teaching occurs in The Emory Clinic and Grady Memorial Hospital and inpatient exposure takes place at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta which includes surgical experience in the operating room.

Please contact Dr. Leslie Lawley for further information about our fellowship program at leslie.lawley@emory.edu.


Henry Ford Hospital
Located in the Detroit area, the Henry Ford Hospital Department of Pediatric Dermatology serves patients in both inner city and suburban environments. Affiliations with the greater hospital systems at Henry Ford, Wayne State University and Children’s Hospital of Michigan allow fellows a wide variety of experiences, including routine and complex cutaneous disease management; multi-ethnic skin care; participation in medical student, resident and attending dermatologist education; and exposure to the most current applications of lasers and pediatric cutaneous surgery. The pediatric dermatology staff sees over 6000 patient visits a year presenting any fellow with a huge variety of clinical diagnoses. In addition there are multidisciplinary clinics in Epidermolysis Bullosa and Vascular Anomalies. Furthermore, the tremendous support of the HFHS Dermatology Department creates opportunities for tailored research projects and options to create new specialty clinics.


Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University has 1 funded, ABD approved fellowship. Patients are seen at Indiana University Clinics, Riley Children’s Hospital Clinics as well as at a newly built Eskenazi County Hospital. As the only tertiary care referral center in the state we draw from a large geographic area. Our patients are from diverse backgrounds and the fellow will have an opportunity to practice pediatric dermatology in a variety of clinical settings. The inpatient service provides ample opportunity to see complex patients in a Children’s Hospital with a large NICU and transplant service. Procedural training including excisional surgery and laser surgery is available in both outpatient and day-surgery settings. Fellows will participate in the multidisciplinary vascular anomalies clinic and will have frequent interactions with other pediatric subspecialist coordinating care of our most complex patients. We have 2 academic faculty and 1 private practice pediatric dermatologist that provide teaching and strong mentorship. We are very supportive of helping fellows find their niche and develop their careers. Time for scholarly activity is supported and emphasis placed on mentorship.​

Please contact Dr. Anita Haggstrom for further information about our fellowship program at ahaggstr@iupui.edu.


Mayo Clinic Rochester
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is a comprehensive quaternary referral center for regional, national, and international patients seeking preventative wellness strategies and complex medical and surgical care. The Dermatology Department has thirty full-time faculty dedicated solely to our practice, including three tripled-boarded pediatric dermatologists. Our dermatology faculty are academically productive, with approximately 200 publications per year, and numerous national and international speaking engagements. Our department is proud to have one of the few remaining inpatient dermatology hospital services in the country, including for pediatric patients. Our pediatric dermatology faculty have expertise in many areas, including hemangiomas and vascular malformations, connective tissue disease, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, genetic dermatology, pigmented lesions, and erythromelalgia.

The pediatric dermatology fellowship at Mayo is comprehensive, with time dedicated to outpatient community clinic, outpatient complex care clinic, inpatient dermatology consultations, and pediatric dermatology procedures and laser medicine. The curriculum has ample time for electives to pursue niche areas of interest and expertise, as well as blocked research time for academic productivity. We are enthusiastic to welcome all interested persons to meet us and join our team!

Website: http://www.mayo.edu/msgme/residencies-fellowships/pediatric-and-adolescent-medicine/pediatric-dermatology-fellowship-minnesota


Medical College of Wisconsin
The Medical College of Wisconsin is pleased to offer one funded, ABD-approved pediatric dermatology fellowship position. The Pediatric Dermatology division includes five faculty practicing at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, a leading tertiary care institution. The section mission is to:

  • provide compassionate, high quality care for children.
  • educate and inspire scholars and future leaders.
  • perform research that will ultimately provide more effective care for our patients.

This training experience focuses on consultative in-/outpatient dermatology in infants, children, and adolescents and provides unique and substantial experience in laser therapy, surgical procedures in children, autoimmune/connective tissue disorders, and vascular and genetic skin diseases.

Website: http://www.mcw.edu/Dermatology/pedsdermfellowship.htm


Columbia University Medical Center
Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital-NY Presbyterian

The Division of Pediatric Dermatology of the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is dedicated to providing excellent clinical care, developing new and innovative clinical and translational research projects, and educating and training the future leaders in the specialty. We offer an American Board of Dermatology accredited Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship. The medical and surgical complexity of the patients cared for at CUMC/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital -NY Presbyterian is among the highest in the US thereby providing an exceptional environment for postgraduate training. Trainees gain expertise in providing high quality patient care for wide variety of skin disorders in outpatient and inpatient settings and performing surgical procedures including laser therapies. There are many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. In addition to receiving outstanding clinical training, graduates of the program will become effective educators to students and residents, and will have the foundation to launch a career in clinical or translational research. Prior graduates of the program have joined academic institutions across the country and entered leadership positions sustaining the growth of the subspecialty.

Website: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/derm/education/pediatric_dermatology.html


Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, provides its fellows with a one-year comprehensive training in outpatient and inpatient pediatric dermatology care. Fellows are trained by 4 full-time board certified pediatric dermatologists who make education a top priority. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by US News and World Report and Child magazine. With 464 inpatient hospital beds and greater than 250 beds throughout the city dedicated to neonates, the fellow will see a multitude of inpatient consults. In addition, the busy outpatient dermatology practice will expose the fellow to the routine as well as very complex pediatric dermatologic issues. Specialty clinics in dermatology also exist including procedure clinics, vascular anomaly clinics, and a newly created hair clinic. All four faculty have protected time in the hospital’s ambulatory surgery centers allowing ample opportunity for laser and other procedures under anesthesia. Fellow didactic sessions are typically attended by all faculty and include Pediatric Dermatology Grand Rounds, Consult Rewind, Journal Club, and Dermatopathology CPC conference. Time is allocated for research, trip attendance, and elective opportunities to develop individual interests of fellows.

Interested applicants are encouraged to email patricia.witman@nationwidechildrens.org or download the application at http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/dermatology-fellowship


New York University School of Medicine
The Pediatric Dermatology fellowship at NYU trained its first fellow in 1999. Training takes place at NYU Langone Medical Center, a major academic medical center, and the adjacent Bellevue Hospital Center, flagship of NY City's municipal hospital system. The division of pediatric dermatology comprises 2 full-time and 3 part-time faculty members. During their training, fellows are exposed to a broad array of pediatric dermatology problems from birth through adolescence in patients from diverse backgrounds. Special areas of interest include genetic/congenital disorders affecting the skin, hair and nails and inflammatory disorders such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne and connective tissue disorders. Time is allotted for academic endeavors and the fellow gains experience in education and in communicating results orally and in the medical literature. Our graduates are leaders in the field around the country.

Website: http://dermatology.med.nyu.edu/education/fellowships/pediatric-dermatology


Oregon Health & Science University

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) offers a pediatric dermatology training program accredited by the American Board of Dermatology, initiated in 2006 by Dr. Ronald Hansen. Since 2010, the fellowship is under the direction of Dr. Harper Price. PCH is now accepting applications for 2 Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship positions through the SF Match for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must be graduates or actively in-training at an approved allopathic or osteopathic dermatology residency program. These are 12 month positions with salary based on post-graduate year of training. We expect fellows to take the pediatric dermatology certifying exam after completion of the fellowship. At this time we are not eligible to consider graduates of foreign medical training. PCH has a very busy dermatology service with three full-time attending physicians and two nurse practitioners. Fellows will staff both inpatient hospital consults as well as busy daily outpatient clinics. One half day a week is donated to both laser and surgical procedures in the operating room. Fellows will perform and assist procedures utilizing five types of cutaneous lasers as well as excisions, biopsies and other surgical procedures in the operating room. Fellows take an active part in all of our subspecialty clinics and observe the multidisciplinary approach to complicated patients with vascular malformations and tumors, genetic skin diseases, epidermolysis bullosa, and severe eczema. Scheduled didactic time for fellows includes journal club, textbook review and pediatric dermatopathology case review. A weekly one half day continuity clinic for fellows was established in 2010. Opportunities also exist for those fellows interested to join and/or initiate investigator-led clinical studies in our department. As directed by the American Board of Dermatology, scholarly projects are encouraged throughout the fellowship year.

Fellows will attend the Society for Pediatric Dermatology winter meeting as well as the annual summer meeting and are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation at both meetings. Fellows will also attend the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. A stipend for continuing medical education is given to assist in the travel and meeting costs. An excellent local course on Melanoma and Dermoscopy, offered by Mayo Clinic, is often attended by our fellows to enhance dermoscopy skills. Opportunities to see patients in unique environments include our quarterly clinic in Nogales, Arizona at St. Andrews Children’s Clinic where members of our staff volunteer to staff a dermatology clinic for those children in need on either side of the border. Dermatology services are also offered at Dr. Randy Christensen’s (a CNN Hero in 2007) Crews’n Healthmobile and his stationary clinic at UMOM New Day Center which serves as a shelter for homeless families.

Website: http://www.phoenixchildrens.com/professionals/fellowship-programs/pediatric-dermatology


Rady Children's Hospital San Diego/UCSD
Pediatric Dermatology Clinical Fellowship for 2016. The Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology of Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and the University of California, San Diego has one opening for the Pediatric Dermatology clinical fellowship commencing July 1, 2016. The fellowship training includes clinical experience and training, cutaneous excisional and laser surgery, as well as teaching, clinical research, and opportunities for basic biological and biomedical research. The division, one of the largest in the country, is affiliated with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Funding is available for one or two year positions. Interested candidates must have completed a residency in dermatology.

For additional information, please contact Patti Oden at poden@rchsd.org.


Seattle Children's Hospital - University of Washington

The Seattle Children’s Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship is a one year American Board of Dermatology (ABD) approved program which provides comprehensive training in all aspects of pediatric dermatology. Fellows will work with 5 board certified dermatologists and 2 APPs to care for inpatient and outpatient pediatric dermatology patients. Fellows will have procedural experience in areas including pulse dye and Nd Yag lasers among others. Fellows will participate in specialty clinics including dermatology-rheumatology, dermatology-immunology, teledermatology, and vascular anomalies. At the conclusion of training Fellows will be board eligible in pediatric dermatology through the ABD.

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Stanford University
The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at Stanford University is a 1 year accredited program by the American Board of Dermatology. Our program not only focuses on providing consultative services for inpatient and outpatient pediatric care for complex skin disorders; but is also recognized as one of the leading institution in translational research. The program is dedicated to provide training that enables the fellow to become a leader in the field of Pediatric Dermatology. The fellow will gain broad experience in providing comprehensive patient care, dermatologic procedure skills, teaching, and translational research. Graduates from our program will be well rounded and prepared to take their career in any direction.

Website: http://dermatology.stanford.edu/fellowships/peds_fellowship.html


University of Colorado School of Medicine / Children’s Hospital Colorado

The goal of our pediatric dermatology fellowship is to provide future leaders in pediatric dermatology intensive experience in high-quality patient care, teaching, and generating scholarship in order to develop the knowledge and skills to become an expert in the field. Trainees spend up to eight half-days per week in general pediatric dermatology clinics and specialty clinics, such as vascular anomalies, epidermolysis bullosa, and genetic skin diseases. All clinical experiences are at Children’s Hospital Colorado, one of the “top 10” pediatric hospitals in the nation. Our program has funding for 2 fellows per academic year.

Website:http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Dermatology/training/Pages/Peds.aspx


Texas Children’s Hospital
The Division of Pediatric Dermatology at Texas Children’s Hospital offers a 1 year pediatric dermatology fellowship training program that is approved by the American Board of Dermatology. Our faculty includes three full-time pediatric dermatologists. We provide comprehensive clinical training, as well as educational and research opportunities, in the field of pediatric dermatology. Fellows learn to treat a full range of pediatric skin conditions in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings. TCH is located in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, and is the largest children’s hospital in the United States. Applicants must be board-certified or eligible in dermatology. Upon completion of the training program, fellows are eligible for board certification in pediatric dermatology.


University of Massachusetts
The pediatric dermatology fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center/UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center was initiated in July 2003. Fellows participate in general pediatric dermatology clinics, pediatric laser, pediatric dermatologic surgery clinics, inpatient consultations and NICU. There are unique opportunities to learn from twice monthly multidisciplinary Epidermolysis Bullosa and Genodermatoses specialty clinics six times per year. The staff includes two board certified pediatric dermatologists (Leah Belazarian, MD and Karen Wiss, MD) and a Mohs surgeon with expertise in pediatric dermatologic surgery (Dori Goldberg, MD). Highlights of the fellowship include a very supportive group, busy outpatient clinics, supervised independence, outstanding elective opportunities, location west of Boston, and excellent racial/socioeconomic mix of patients.

Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/derm/fellowship/peds.aspx


University of Minnesota
The Division of Pediatric Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital offers a one-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology that is accredited by the American Board of Dermatology. Our three pediatric dermatology board certified faculty see 6000 outpatient visits a year between the University site and three current community based clinics. Our inpatient consultation service has particular strengths in neonatal dermatology and transplant dermatology. In addition, fellows participate in a variety of outpatient-based interdisciplinary specialty clinics, including epidermolysis bullosa, vascular lesions clinic, rheumatology/dermatology and neurofibromatosis. Fellows will gain experience in pediatric dermatologic surgery and laser surgery. Time is allocated for research, meeting attendance, and elective opportunities to develop individual interests of fellows. Resident and student education is emphasized, as well as career development. We accept one fellow yearly.

Website: http://www.dermatology.umn.edu/educational-opportunities/pediatric-dermatology-fellowship


University of North Carolina Hospitals
UNC Pediatric Dermatology is an active clinical training experience under the mentorship of Drs. Dean Morrell, Craig N. Burkhart and Diana McShane. Clinical activities are located at the UNC Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center 410 Market Street Suite 400 in Chapel Hill's Southern Village market center (our core location), UNC's Hillsborough multidisciplinary clinic and our Raleigh office (near Rex Hospital). In-patient activities occur at UNC Children's Hospital located approximately 1 mile from our core location. Opportunities for clinical research and teaching are available.

Interested individuals should contact Dr. Morrell via email (morrell@med.unc.edu) to discuss positions and required information. Interviews will be scheduled on an individual basis.


UC San Francisco
The UCSF Pediatric Dermatology Division has 2-3 funded, ABD approved fellowship positions each year. We offer strong outpatient and inpatient clinical training, outpatient and OR-based laser and procedural surgery, mentorship, unparalleled diversity, and opportunities for scholarly activity and research. Our pediatric dermatology faculty includes 4 full-time clinicians and several other part-time clinical and volunteer faculty. The core of training is based within the UCSF Department of Dermatology, allowing for regular interactions with our large and talented dermatology faculty including dermatopathologists, derm surgeons, general and subspecialty dermatologists. Fellows also consistently interact with UCSF pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists via our busy inpatient consultation service and several multidisciplinary clinics (Birthmarks/Vascular Anomalies, Disorders of Cornification, Genetics/Derm, Ectodermal Dysplasia, and Graft Versus Host Disease). Because we have served the SF Bay Area for more than 3 decades, we see a high volume of both complex and common skin problems. We pride ourselves on our ability to mentor and nurture future pediatric dermatologists and leaders of the specialty. Best of all, we love and are passionate about all things pediatric dermatology!

For further information, please contact Dr. Kelly Cordoro, at kelly.cordoro@ucsf.edu.

Website: http://www.dermatology.ucsf.edu/education_training/fellowships/peds.aspx


University of Utah

Our clinical facilities include Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Primary Children’s Outpatient Services in Riverton, and University of Utah Medical Center. Primary Children's Hospital is the children's hospital serving Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, and Montana. Our hospital is equipped to treat children with complex illness and injury and is recognized as one of the top children's hospitals in the United States. Fellowship training includes direct patient care in the outpatient and inpatient settings, laser and other surgical services, clinical research and scholarly activity, and teaching medical students and Family Practice, Pediatrics, and Dermatology residents

For further information, please contact Sheryll Vanderhooft MD at sheryll.vanderhooft@hsc.utah.edu.


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Washington University School of Medicine offers a one-year pediatric dermatology fellowship each year. Fellows gain inpatient experience seeing consults at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) and outpatient experience caring for patients at SLCH and satellite clinics, as well as participating in our Vascular Anomalies Clinic. Fellows have weekly continuity clinics, training in use of lasers, and time to develop surgical skills. We provide many opportunities for teaching within the Division of Dermatology and the Department of Pediatrics, if fellows are interested medical education. Fellows participate in ongoing research, in addition to directing their own projects. Journal clubs (pediatric and general dermatology), pathology review, and dedicated academic time further enhance our training program.

Website: http://dermatology.wustl.edu/content/Pediatricdermatologyfellowship.html