Education & Training



The Department of Dermatology offers two residencies, two fellowships, and courses for current University of Minnesota medical students. These programs and courses are designed to provide students with the highest quality of training by introducing hands-on experiential training earlier in their studies. Students are also taught and training by physicians who are highly acclaimed in their subspecialty and recognized for their academic work.


Dermatology Residency

The Dermatology residency program consists of three years of Dermatology specialty training after one has completed a preliminary or transitional year. 

Medicine-Dermatology Residency

The Minnesota Medicine-Dermatology Training Program has designed joint Medicine and Dermatology rotations and graduates of the program are eligible to take both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Dermatology certification exams.


Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship

The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship will be a combination of experiential, research and didactic experience.

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

The University of Minnesota Procedural Dermatology Fellowship provides a unique balance of training in topics important in becoming a dermatologic surgeon and will cover training in Mohs and reconstructive surgery, laser surgery and medicine, and cosmetic surgery.

Medical Student

The Department of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota offers three elective courses to educate students on dermatological conditions, medical treatments, and surgical techniques.

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Grand Rounds

The Department of Dermatology hosts community-based Grand Rounds at the University to provide an opportunity for enhanced educational and social interactions for all students, residents and faculty affiliated with the department and University. In addition to traditional patient viewing and discussion, we host a dinner and speaker.

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