I am a medical student interested in pediatric dermatology. What are the methods for pursuing postgraduate training for this speciality?
You must complete a dermatology residency followed by a pediatric dermatology fellowship of 1-2 years. More information can be found at the American Board of Dermatology website.
I would like to apply for a pediatric dermatology fellowship after I complete my dermatology residency program. What are the steps to apply?
You should contact the various institutions and program directors to determine when and if positions are available. You can find some of the fellowship listings at the following link, Pediatric Dermatology Fellowships.
Are there pediatric dermatology fellowships available for graduates of pediatric residencies?
No, but there are several institutions that offer research fellowship. Please note that in order to pursue fellowship training and subspecialty certification in Pediatric Dermatology, you must complete a residency in an accredited dermatology program before beginning a pediatric dermatology fellowship. Criteria for Pediatric Dermatology Certification
I am a foreign dermatologist. Are fellowship postions in pediatric dermatology available?
You should contact the various institutions and program directors to determine when and if positions are available. However, you cannot be certified by the ABD without completing an accredited dermatology residency program in the U.S. or Canada (accredited by ACGME or RCPSC, respectively). You can find some fellowship listings at the following link, Pediatric Dermatology Fellowships. Find more accreditation information on the American Board of Dermatology website.
I am a dermatologist trainee interested in 1- several month rotations in pediatric dermatology. Are there programs or funding available?
Different pediatric dermatology programs vary in their ability to accommodate individuals from outside their home institutions. Programs can be contacted directly at the following link: Pediatric Dermatology Fellowships. You may also want to attend the Annual SPD meeting in order to meet some of the program directors.
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