Advanced Practice Provider Post-Graduate Training Program

The Dermatology Advanced Practice Provider Training Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a 12 month certificate program. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive training program to prepare our APPs to practice in a variety of dermatologic settings.

Due to COVID-19, we will be unable to offer the APP training program for the 2022-2023 academic year. It is our hope that we will be able to bring back our program for the 2023-2024 academic year (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024). Updates will be published as soon as they become available.

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Program Components
  • Clinical Training
  • Didactic Sessions (Faculty Lectures, Chapter Reviews, Kodachromes)
  • Journal Club
  • Dermatoethics
  • Quality Improvement
  • Grand Rounds
  • Pigs' Feet Surgical Workshops
  • Hands-On Cosmetic Workshops
Current Offerings
We accept one to two APPs to begin July 1 of each year.
Admission Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited PA/NP training program
  • Masters Degree or higher
  • NCCPA or APN certification completed prior to program start date
  • Upon acceptance, a Wisconsin state license will be required by July 1
Application Requirements
  • Completed Application
  • Current CV
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools
  • Official copy of NCCPA or AANPCB scores (sent directly from the certifying body)
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation (sent directly from the letter writer or sealed with the letter writer’s signature over the envelope seal)
  • Personal statement explaining your interest in the specialty of Dermatology (not to exceed one page)

Please mail documents to the attention of Shelly Martin or email

Department of Dermatology
Attn: Shelly Martin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Download the Application (PDF)

  • January 1 – application process opens
  • March 1 – application deadline
  • April (TBD) – interviews will be held (invitations will be sent to those selected to interview)
  • 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
$55,000 with MCW benefit package.
Visit Medical College of Wisconsin Human Resources for more information.

Program Director

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the Dermatology Advanced Practice Provider Training Program, please contact:

Shelly Martin
Department of Dermatology
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-3106