American Board of Dermatology (ABD) Approved
Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program Profiles

(30 approved programs as of March 18, 2014)

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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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 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/service/dermatology/education-fellowship.html

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

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
The Division of Pediatric Dermatology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center (CCHMC) offers a one-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology that is accredited by the American Board of Dermatology. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is a leader in pediatric clinical care, education, research and quality improvement. In addition to a busy outpatient clinic and inpatient consultation service, fellows participate in a variety of outpatient-based interdisciplinary specialty clinics, including general pediatric dermatology, laser/procedure, genodermatoses, pigmented lesions, dermatology-rheumatology, eczema,  tuberous sclerosis, immunodeficiency, neurofibromatosis, and epidermolysis bullosa. There is ample opportunity to participate in clinical and translational research and to supervise pediatrics and dermatology residents as well as medical students. Clinical fellows graduating from this program will be capable of providing specialized outpatient care and inpatient consultative services for children with a wide range of both common and uncommon skin disorders.

Website: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/dermatology/default/


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/


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.

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


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


Northwestern University
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 5 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. 

For more information, please visit https://www.luriechildrens.org/en-us/care-services/specialties-services/dermatology/Pages/index.aspx

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
The Pediatric Dermatology Department at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH)  has 2  positions for clinical fellows annually.  Our fellowship is fully accredited by the American Board of Dermatology. PCH has an active dermatology service with four full time attendings, and exposure to a broad range of general pediatric dermatology clinics and inpatient consults, seeing patients referred from all over Arizona and the Southwest at one of the busiest Children’s Hospitals in the US. Fellows are involved in our monthly multidisciplinary clinics (vascular anomalies, genetics, pigmented lesion, epidermolysis bullosa), and receive laser and excisional surgical training, both in the operating room as well as under local anesthesia. Fellows have a continuity clinic, and teaching includes didactic teaching, textbook review, dermatopathology and journal club.  Fellows are welcome to participate in the investigator driven research studies currently taking place at PCH. Fellow candidates must be board-eligible or certified in dermatology and are expected to sit for the pediatric dermatology certifying examination upon completion of the fellowship.  Currently, we cannot accept foreign medical trained graduates.

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

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 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 funded fellowship positions each year. We offer strong outpatient and inpatient clinical training, outpatient and OR-based laser and procedural surgery, mentorship, and opportunities for scholarly activity and research. Our pediatric dermatology faculty includes 3 full-time and several part-time 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.

For further information, please contact Ilona Frieden MD at friedeni@derm.ucsf.edu

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

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