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**Unavailable for fiscal year 2013-2014**


Post Graduate Physician Assistant Dermatology Program

The Post Graduate Physician Assistant Dermatology Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a 12 month postgraduate certificate program for NCCPA certified physician assistants.  Our mission is to provide a comprehensive program to train the Post Graduate Dermatology Physician Assistant by preparing them to practice in a variety of dermatology specific settings and assist in becoming a leader in the education and development of the next generation of advanced practice providers by imparting medical knowledge and clinical skills, while role modeling optimal interpersonal relationships.

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Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from a PA training program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • Masters Degree
  • NCCPA Certification completed prior to program start date
  • Wisconsin PA license (temporary license in place prior to start)
  • Official transcripts from colleges and PA school
  • BLS certification
  • A one page typewritten narrative explaining your interest in the specialty of dermatology
  • Completed application
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation (one from your PA training program)
  • Current CV

No application fee is required.

Program Components

  • Clinical training (rotations in adult and surgical dermatology)
  • Didactic sessions
  • Core basic science and non-clinical lectures
  • Grand Rounds and journal club participation


  • March 1 - Application due date
  • April and May - interviews
  • July 1 - program start date

Credential Awarded

A certificate of completion will be awarded from the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Dermatology.

Annual Salary - Competitive stipend and MCW benefit package.

PA Benefits

  • Wisconsin license renewal
  • NCCPA recertification
  • DEA certification
  • Basic life support
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Professional membership in SDPA
  • Professional development fund

Individual must be employed by MCW at the time the expense is incurred



Program Address

Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Dermatology
Physician Assistant Dermatology Program
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E4100
Milwaukee, WI  53225

Phone: (414) 955-3106
Fax: (414) 955-6221
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Page Updated 01/30/2014