Penn Dermatology offers competitive world class fellowship programs.

  • Dermatology Fellowship for Academic Clinician-Teachers (DFACT)

    DFACT is designed to develop future leaders in dermatology whose goals are to attain positions such as residency program directors, professors in clinician-educator tracks, and departmental chair.

  • Dermatopathology Fellowship

    A one to two year program designed to encompass comprehensive exposure to diagnostic dermatopatholoy, immunodermatology, correlative clinical dermatology and research, by offering routine clinical/patient interaction, opportunities to interface with Pathology Department members and experience with high-tech research and diagnostic techniques.

  • Dermatopathology International Observership

    The Dermatopathology International Observership aims to teach international physicians state of the art dermatology techniques, through application of specialized technology, exposure to high-tech research tools, and advantageous personnel expertise, that will advance care for patients in their home countries.

  • Epidemiology Fellowship

    The Epidemiology Fellowship program provides participants with high-level epidemiology research training, unparalleled mentorship opportunities from superb faculty members, funding guidance and ultimately results in the awarding of an MSCE or PhD degree.

  • Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

    The Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship is an unparalleled yearlong experience that aims to train and mentor dermatology fellows to the highest standards in procedural dermatology, with a special focus on cutaneous oncology and reconstructive surgery.

  • Patient Oriented Research Fellowship

    The two year Patient Oriented Research Fellowship provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience with a wide variety of clinical research designs and receive formal instruction in numerous research methods, potentially resulting in the awarding of a Masters Degree in Clinical Epidemiology.

  • Research Fellowship

    The Research Fellowship is a two year program for postdoctoral candidates that aims 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.

  • PennDOC Medical Student Research Fellowship

    The University of Pennsylvania’s Dermatology Oncology Center (PennDOC) is seeking 2-3 medical students between their third and fourth years from accredited medical schools in the United States for 12 months beginning June or July 2020. Applicants are expected to be highly-qualified students with a record of academic excellence. Proficiency in epidemiology or biostatistics is preferred but not required. Highly motivated individuals with strong organizational and writing skills and a genuine interest in pursuing clinical research are encouraged to apply.

  • Dermatology/Rheumatology Fellowship

    The rheumatologic dermatology fellowship is a 1-2 year program that includes developing expertise in the diagnosis and management of connective tissue diseases, as well as developing clinical and translational research skills. is successful completion of a dermatology residency. For more information about this training program, please email