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Candidate Information & Requirements

Candidates considering a career in academic dermatology are strongly encouraged to apply. UC San Diego emphasizes multidisciplinary approach which is essential to the success of a Mohs surgeon in an academic environment. With the vision of training academic Mohs surgeons in mind, in addition to the ACGME and ACMS fellowship curriculum requirements, the fellow will be expected to initiate and complete a research project to be submitted for publication and presentation at a national meeting. The fellow will also be expected to be a role model to residents and instruct them in procedural dermatology during the fellowship.

UC San Diego Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Program participates in the San Francisco Match. For registration and complete information regarding the Procedural dermatology fellowship match go to the web site for SF Match. Application registration opens opens according to SFMatch schedule. Completed applications will be accepted only in this format and are due no later than August 13, 2021.

This program requires all applicants to be a graduate of a US ACGME-accredited Dermatology Residency Program or an RCPSC-accredited or CFPC-accredited dermatology residency program in Canada.

 For further questions regarding interviews or the application process, please email our fellowship coordinator, Carisse Gaude at Phone: 858.657.1675

Please visit our UCSD OGME site to view important training documents such as:
Terms and Conditions of Appointment to UCSD GME Training Programs
Appointment Letter
Policies: The House Officer Policy and Procedure (HOPPD) and GME Academic Policies, Procedures and Guidelines contain information regarding: 
o Institutional eligibility, selection and nondiscrimination criteria
o Hours and working conditions policy
o Supervision policy
o Policies regarding Evaluation, Promotion, Corrective Action, and Dismissal
o The specifics of the house officer group health, life, dental, vision and disability programs