Penn Dermatology Research Training Program

Why train here?

Nation's first dermatology department (founded 1874) has remained among the top 3 US dermatology departments in terms of obtaining NIH funding for basic and translational research over last decade.

Why train in Dermatology?

The skin is a fascinating and incredibly productive model system to address many issues in basic biology and pathophysiology of disease.

What are Dermatology's training goals?

By exposing trainees to the excitement and impact of dermatology research at early stages in their careers, we enhance recruitment of outstanding physician-scientists, VMD scientists, and PhD scientists into the field of dermatology.

How do we accomplish these goals?

By providing a rich and rigorous training environment including cross-disciplinary training in skin biology and diverse fields such as genomics, epidemiology and bioengineering.