International Dermatology Fellowship Program

International Dermatology Fellowship Program

A six-month or one-year program providing comprehensive dermatological clinical research experiences tailored to the needs of the fellow.

The Wake Forest School of Medicine Department of Dermatology International Fellowship Program, directed by Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, MD, offers comprehensive clinical and research experiences tailored to the needs of each fellow. Working directly with internationally recognized dermatologists, fellows gain clinical skills that will serve them and their patients when they return to their home countries.

The mission is to provide a general medical dermatology and dermatology research educational program for international (non-U.S.) dermatology residents or dermatology graduates who want to expand their clinical and research experience in the field of dermatology.

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Applicants for both the six-month and the one-year International Dermatology Fellowship programs must:

  • Be non-U.S. medical school graduates trained in a dermatology residency or who have recently completed a residency in dermatology and are interested in expanding their knowledge in clinical dermatology and clinical dermatological research and applying this knowledge in their countries. Our ideal candidate is a dermatologist from an academic institution who will return to work in academics in their country of origin.
  • Be proficient in both verbal and written English.

How To Apply:

Applicants must provide the following documentation:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Completed application with current photograph
  • Copy of medical license (from your country)
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Three letters of recommendation to be addressed to the program director
  • Medical school diploma
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Certification of current participation in a dermatology residency or completion of dermatology residency

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete an application
  2. Email application and required documentation below to Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, MD.
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  • Published

    Jan 15, 2021

  • Main Location

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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