Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

Program Overview

The Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College offers opportunities for training towards eligibility for the American Board of Dermatology. Currently, four highly qualified applicants are selected for the first year position, based on scholarly and academic attributes.

The program is designed to provide the residents, during their three year stay at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and affiliated institutions, with comprehensive and quality training in varied aspects of dermatology. The areas covered include:

  • Clinical Dermatology
  • Cutaneous Surgery (including Mohs micrographic surgery and laser surgery)
  • Dermatopathology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Cutaneous Immunology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Cutaneous Biology

Residents are encouraged to participate in departmental research activities concentrating on molecular and cellular biology as they relate to cutaneous diseases.