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  • Contact Dermatitis and Cutaneous Immunology Fellowship
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    Contact Dermatitis and Cutaneous Immunology Fellowship Back to top
     
     
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has a fellowship opportunity in Contact Dermatitis and Cutaneous Immunology beginning on July 1, 2013.

    This one year fellowship will enable the fellow to gain experience in the diagnosis, evaluation and management of patients with contact dermatitis and putative industrial or environmental skin disorders. Clinical responsibilities will include participation in the evaluation of patients and involvement in the patch testing procedure. The fellow will also be directly involved in clinical studies and NIH funded translational research efforts, including studies designed to contribute to our understanding of relevant cutaneous immunobiology, and our ability to predict and diagnose cutaneous allergic reactions. In addition to these opportunities, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in the clinical and basic science educational opportunities available to our dermatology residents and fellows. A second year of training may be available for selected candidates.

    How to Apply:
    Completion of PGY-1 training is preferred but not required for this fellowship. Applicants should send or email their CV (with USMLE scores) and a brief letter of intent to:

    Louis D. Falo, Jr., MD, PhD
    Department of Dermatology
    200 Lothrop Street
    Presby South Tower Suite 3880
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    email to the attention of Sarah Ondriezek
     
     
    Medical Dermatology Fellowship Back to top
     
     
    Medical Dermatology Fellowship

    The University of Pittsburgh Department of Dermatology has a fellowship opportunity in Medical Dermatology beginning July 1, 2013.
    The Medical Dermatology Fellowship is a program intended to train a physician who has
    completed their internship or residency who has an interest in learning more about the field of medical dermatology in preparation for applying to/or completing a dermatology residency. The training program includes: 1) Clinical participation in medical dermatology clinics learning the evaluation and management of complex manifestations of cutaneous signs of internal disease, the use of immunosuppressive agents, appropriate use of medical consultants and the use of technology to deliver specialized care. 2) Formal didactic learning and teaching opportunities 3) Investigational participation in retrospective or prospective IRB approved protocols on various medical dermatology topics and experience in developing and publishing manuscripts.

    How to Apply:
    Completion of PGY-1 training is required. Applicants should send or email their CV (with USMLE scores) and a brief letter of intent to:

    Joseph C. English III, MD
    Professor of Dermatology
    Director, Medical Dermatology Fellowship

    And

    Louis D. Falo, Jr., MD, PhD
    Chairman
    Department of Dermatology
    200 Lothrop Street
    Presby South Tower Suite 3880
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213

    Email to the attention of Sarah Ondriezek
     
     
    Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship Back to top
     
     
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center offers a one or two-year fellowship in Cutaneous Oncology which includes training in the following areas:

    Clinical and Translational Research, such as clinical trials in cutaneous oncology as well as an opportunity for basic research. The fellows participate in consenting, screening, enrolling, and managing patients enrolled in the various study protocols. Qualified fellows will have an opportunity to conduct laboratory research, which is study and fellow-specific.

    Pigmented Lesion Clinic at Hillman Cancer Center. Fellows will gain experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with various skin cancers, including melanoma, squamous and basal cell carcinoma, adnexal and vascular tumors among others. Fellows will perform total mucocutaneous examinations, and will be actively involved in staging and therapy of patients with cutaneous malignancies, including minor surgical procedures and excisions.

    Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic. Fellows will be trained in all aspects of cutaneous lymphomas diagnosis and management. Fellows will be actively recruiting patients with cutaneous lymphomas to participate in numerous clinical trials offered at the department. Fellows will also be involved in management of graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) using immunomodulating therapy, such as extracorporeal photopheresis.

    The Cutaneous Oncology Fellows attend various didactic conferences, including weekly resident teaching lectures, dermatopathology conferences, and journal clubs, participate in presentations at Dermatology Department Grand Rounds, Oncology Lymphoma Tumor Board and other selected Grand Rounds. The fellows also will have an opportunity to present their work at the national and international conferences such as American Academy of Dermatology and Society for Investigative Dermatology, among others.

    Requirements

    Medical Degree from recognized American medical school is required. Completion of PGY-1 is strongly preferred for fellows focusing on clinical training in cutaneous oncology.

    How to Apply

    Applicants should email their application (ERAS applications are preferred), including CV, medical school transcript, grades, board scores, letters of recommendations and brief personal statement to Kathy Kotova

    The fellowship will begin on July 1, 2013.
     
     
     
     


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