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Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship

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Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin! We have one position available for a one-year ACGME-accredited Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship.

The Pediatric Dermatology division within the Department of Dermatology includes five full-time faculty members with diverse clinical and research interests who are all dedicated to graduate medical education. The clinical practice is based at Children’s Wisconsin, a freestanding pediatric hospital and a tertiary care referral hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, serving children from the Midwest and nationally.

Program Information

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About the Fellowship

The 12-month training experience will focus on consultative outpatient and inpatient Pediatric Dermatology serving infants, children, and adolescents. It will also provide unique and substantial experience in laser therapy of cutaneous vascular lesions, surgical procedures in children under local anesthesia and general anesthesia, and involvement in several multidisciplinary programs, including:

The fellow will participate in the research endeavors within the department and may develop their own project(s) based on their research interests. MCW has a robust research program with multiple additional support staff to foster research endeavors. 

Accreditation Status: *ACGME-accredited pediatric dermatology fellowship program

The Pediatric Dermatology fellow will:

  • Obtain a comprehensive education in general and tertiary care pediatric dermatology. Emphasis will be placed on outpatient care as well as inpatient consultative services.
  • Have continuity clinic with faculty oversight to gain confidence in independently caring for children.
  • Gain familiarity and expertise in academic endeavors such as didactic lectures, published papers, and case presentations.
  • Formulate a research project from study design to completion in addition to being involved in current research endeavors within the department.
  • Obtain skills in both pediatric laser and surgical procedures.
  • Obtain specific knowledge of pediatric dermatopathology.
  • Master communication with referring physicians and learn how to interact with and effectively communicate with other specialty services in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
Eligibility Requirements
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited dermatology residency or equivalent international training
  • One-year commitment
  • Must obtain a Wisconsin medical license prior to beginning fellowship 
How to Apply

US Candidates

The MCW Pediatric Dermatology fellowship participates in the SFMatch. Complete applications should be emailed to Jen Pluer  (jpluer@mcw.edu) by August 1. Interviews will be held in September.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • USMLE transcript
  • Personal statement

International Candidates

We consider exceptional international candidates who are eligible for a full and unrestricted Wisconsin Medical License.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • ECFMG certification
  • USMLE STEP 3 score
  • Personal statement
  • For ACGME-I accredited program applicants, a copy of most recent Milestones Narrative and Summary Reports
 

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Current Fellows

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Hsi (Kevin) Yen, MD

Pediatric Dermatology Fellow

Meet Our Team

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Leah Lalor, MD

Assistant Professor

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Yvonne E. Chiu, MD

Professor

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Kristen E. Holland, MD

Associate Professor

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Stephen Humphrey, MD

Associate Professor

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Valerie M. Carlberg, MD

Assistant Professor

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Brenda J. Hasse-Rupp, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Joree A. Ruiz, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Gabrielle Strike Karthauser, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Contact Us

Department of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Leah Lalor, MD
Program Director

 

Jennifer Pluer
jpluer@mcw.edu
(414) 955-3106

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