Penn Dermatology

Dermatopathology Fellowship

Applying to our program

Applications for the academic year (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016) will be accepted during the period June 1, 2013 through October 10, 2013.

DEADLINE: Thursday, October 10, 2013
All applications must be received by Thursday, October 10, 2013 to be considered for an interview.

(Please allow at least 10 business days for US Mail to reach our program)

Candidates will be notified about the status of their application via email until their application is complete.

Applicants will need to submit the following documents to apply to the program:

  • Application* (must be typed)
  • Curriculum vitae*
  • Personal statement*
  • 3 letters of recommendation (sent directly to the program)
  • Medical school transcripts*
  • Medical school dean's letter*
  • USMLE reports and/or ECFMG (if applicable)*

*Application, CV, and Personal Statement may be sent via email to Megan.Kilkenny@uphs.upenn.edu

Copies of transcripts, dean's letter and USMLE/ECFMG are accepted.

Please direct all inquiries to:
Megan Kilkenny
Dermatopathology Fellowship Program
University of Pennsylvania
3600 Spruce Street, 2 Maloney Building
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
E: Megan.Kilkenny@uphs.upenn.edu
P: 215-662-4497
F: 215-349-5615

Click here to download Fellowship Program Flyer

University of Pennsylvania Dermatopathology Fellowship Program FREIDA Listing

Number of Positions per Year
Two ACGME accredited fellowship appointments are available. Training may be also offered or extended based upon postdoctoral collaborative research interactions at either the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania or the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Prior Education /Training Requirements
Board Eligible/Board Certified in Dermatology or Pathology

Application Deadline
The application deadline is Thursday, October 10, 2013, 21 months prior to the start of the fellowship.

Description of Training Program The goal of this fully approved program is training and certification in dermatopathology that will produce future leaders in clinical or academic practice. One or two years are offered that encompass comprehensive exposure to diagnostic dermatopathology, immunodermatology, correlative clinical dermatology and research. The physical and administrative location of the Dermatopathology Divison in the Department of Dermatology affords routine clinical/patient interaction. Opportunities to interface with members of the Pathology Department are integral to the program. The Division emphasizes application of specialized technology and expertise advantageous to both future academic pursuits and community practice. Exposure to immunofluorescence microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and diagnostic molecular biology is offered. Fellows assume teaching responsibilities at the Medical School , residency, staff and post graduate levels. Areas of specialized faculty expertise include malignant melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma, psoriasis, bullous disorders, nail disorders, alopecia, and infectious diseases of the skin.

Penn Dermatopathology Service

Program Director
Rosalie Elenitsas, MD

2 Maloney Bldg - HUP
3600 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
P: 215-662-4497
Megan Kilkenny
Dermatopathology Fellowship Program
University of Pennsylvania
3600 Spruce Street, 2 Maloney Building
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
E: Megan.Kilkenny@uphs.upenn.edu
P: 215-662-4497
F: 215-349-5615