Penn Dermatology Research Training Program

Why train here?

With more than 65 clinical and research faculty and consistently ranking among the top US dermatology programs in terms of obtaining NIH funding, we conduct ground-breaking research that has direct impact on patient treatment and care. Penn Dermatology has a stellar track record of training clinicians, physician-scientists, and basic science researchers to become successful independent researchers.

Why train in Dermatology?

The skin is a fascinating and incredibly complex model system that allows researchers to investigate both basic biological and disease-based clinical questions, and our integrated department facilitates comprehensive and collaborative research programs.

What are Dermatology's training goals?

Our aim is to enhance recruitment and retention of talented physician-scientists, VMD scientists, and PhD scientists into the field of dermatology by exposing our trainees to the both the excitement and the impact of dermatology research at the early stages of their careers.

How do we accomplish these goals?

We provide a rich and comprehensive training program designed to prepare our trainees for success. Our rigorous training environment combines cross-disciplinary scientific training in diverse fields, cutting-edge resources, and valuable career development programs.