Fellowship Programs

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Micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology (Mohs)

The Micrographic Surgery and Dermatology Oncology (Mohs) fellowship program is a one-year training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). 

The Micrographic Surgery and Dermatology Oncology (Mohs) Fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a one-year training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  Under the direction of Anna Bar, M.D., Fellowship Program Director, and with the support of Justin Leitenberger, M.D., the curriculum emphasizes comprehensive clinical training in cutaneous surgery and oncology.

The fellow participates in a variety of dermatologic surgery unit activities located at OHSU and the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). These include Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, dermatologic laser surgery, dermabrasion, sclerotherapy, scar revision, filler materials and other procedures such as destructions, biopsies, cryotherapy, excisions and nail surgery.

During the training program, the fellow completes a minimum of 500 cases on a multitude of different skin cancer cases.

The Advanced Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program at OHSU participates in the San Francisco Match. Any applications that are late or received after the deadline will not be considered. If you are selected for an interview, you will be scheduled to visit OHSU to meet faculty and staff, and to learn more about Portland.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited dermatology residency program
  • Eligible for an unlimited Oregon medical license
  • Current CV (include SF match number)
  • Personal statement
  • OHSU application - required only if offered an interview
  • Dean's letter / Medical School MSPE
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S., or obtain work authorization
  • USMLE, COMLEX, or ECFMG transcripts

Applications accepted July - October 2021 for the 2022 fellowship

Application materials should all be submitted through the SFMatch for Consideration.

For questions, please contact: 

Sarah Wilkinson, Education Manager
Oregon Health & Science University
Department of Dermatology (CH 16D)
3303 S.W. Bond Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97239

503-494-1375
Fax: 503-346-8106
wilkisar@ohsu.edu

2020-2021 - Caroline Morris, M.D.
2019-2020 - Eric Sorenson, M.D.
2018-2019 - Joe Overman, M,D,
2017-2018 - Blake Sampson, M.D.
2016-2017 - Sarah Fitzmaurice, M.D.
2015-2016 - Spring Golden, M.D.
2014-2015 - Bridget Hartman, M.D.
2013-2014 - Iren Kossintseva, M.D.
2012-2013 - Justin Leitenberger, M.D.
2011-2012 - Victoria Sharon, M.D.
2010-2011 - Nicholas Snavely, M.D.
2009-2010 - Joseph F. Sobanko, M.D.
2008-2009 - Scott N. Isenhath, M.D.
2007-2008 - Juan-Carlos Martinez, M.D.
2006-2007 - Andrea Willey, M.D.
2005-2006 - Valencia D. Thomas, M.D.
2004-2005 - Weimin Hu, Ph.D., M.D.
2003-2004 - Khosrow (Mark) Mehrany, M.D.
2002-2003 - Annalisa Gorman, M.D.
2001-2002 - Han Lee, M.D.
2000-2001 - Sandeep Varma, M.D.
1999-2000 - William Delgado, M.D.
1998-1999 - Ken K. Lee, M.D.
1997-1998 - Manuel Hernandez, M.D.
1996-1997 - Bruce Russell, M.D.

Currently on hold due to OHSU modified operations.

We offer a one week (five days) elective rotation with our Mohs micrographic surgery program to current residents at an ACGME-accredited dermatology training program. If you are interested in an elective rotation with our Mohs micrographic surgery program, please email:

Sarah Wilkinson, Education Manager
wilkisar@ohsu.edu

In order to apply, resident will need to provide:

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A letter of good standing from residency PD
  • BLS Certification
  • OHSU fully signed PLA (form provided by OHSU to be signed)
  • OHSU Visiting Resident Application (form provided by OHSU)

If accepted, resident will work with OHSU education manager to complete the following at least one month before arrival:

  • Oregon medical license ($185)
  • OHSU background check
  • OHSU online trainings

Housing and transportation are not provided by OHSU.

Pediatric Dermatology

The pediatric dermatology fellowship program is affiliated with both the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Pediatrics. This one-year program is approved by the American Board of Dermatology. 

The pediatric dermatology fellowship program at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is affiliated with both the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Pediatrics. The program received accreditation in 2009 through the American Board of Dermatology. The staff consists of three full-time pediatric dermatologists and other faculty with specialized expertise who see upwards of 10,000 pediatric patients per year in the outpatient setting at OHSU University Hospital and OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, as well as inpatient consultations.

The fellow will gain a wide experience with outpatient diagnosis and treatment, inpatient consultations, pediatric dermatologic surgery, dermatopathology, specialty collaboration, and clinical research. Areas of expertise include vascular anomalies, genodermatoses, atopic dermatitis, pediatric psoriasis, and laser treatment of vascular birthmarks. In addition to the clinical experience, fellows participate in a number of didactic sessions to supplement their learning. These include Grand Rounds in the Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, pediatric resident case presentations, clinical translational research rounds, and pathology sign-out. Teaching and research are integral components of the program and fellows are expected to participate in the teaching of residents and medical students and participating in a research project during their fellowship.

The pediatric dermatologists are involved in many aspects of pediatric dermatology research within the department. Areas of pediatric dermatology research include atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vascular anomalies and hemangiomas.

Read more about the ABD requirements for subspecialty certification in pediatric dermatology

The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program is registered with the San Francisco Match  to facilitate the match process for Pediatric Dermatology Programs and fellowship applicants. Please send all application materials through the SF Match.

Any applications that are late or received after the deadline will not be considered. You will be scheduled to visit OHSU to meet faculty and staff from both the Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, and to learn more about Portland.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of an accredited three-year dermatology residency program
  • U.S. or Canadian medical school training
  • Eligible for an unlimited Oregon medical license
  • Current CV
  • Personal statement
  • OHSU application — required only if offered an interview
  • Dean's letter / Medical School MSPE
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S., or obtain work authorization
  • USMLE, COMLEX, or ECFMG transcripts

2022-2023 fellowship:
January 1 – June 30, 2021: SF Match accepts applications for OHSU Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship program. Whenever possible, informal interviews will be conducted at the annual SPD Fellows reception at the AAD annual meeting (March). We also welcome applicants who wish to come for an interview at OHSU to learn more about our program.

Nov 8, 2021: Rank lists due
Nov 15, 2021: Match day

2017-2018 - Luke Johnson, M.D.
2016-2017 - Jason Suszko, M.D.
2013-2014 - Kevin Yarbrough, M.D.
2012-2013 - Gina Brown, M.D.
2011-2012 - Julianne Mann, M.D.
2010-2011 - Sabra L. Leitenberger, M.D.

Dermatopathology

The Dermatopathology Fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a two-year program, with one year accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and one year encompassing molecular genetic pathology, skin imaging technologies, research, and clinical opportunities.

The Dermatopathology Fellowship is a two-year program aimed at providing advanced training in dermatopathology for dermatologists and pathologists, with a volume of over 20,000 dermatopathology specimens per year as well as a referral consultative practice and immunofluorescence immunology service.

In conjunction with dermatopathology-specific training, the pathology-trained fellow receives training in clinical dermatology, inclusive of pediatric and adult dermatology clinics and dermatologic surgery, and the dermatology-trained fellow receives training in surgical pathology in a department with subspecialty services including hematopathology, soft tissue, molecular and cytopathology.

In advance of the ACGME-accredited year, our program begins with a year of exceptional experience with exposure to molecular genetics pathology and confocal skin imaging technology, as well as the opportunity to focus on research and clinical opportunities.

To apply to the Dermatopathology Fellowship, please review the below requirements, and submit the application materials:

Requirements

  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in dermatology or pathology
  • Certified, or eligible to be certified, by the American Board of Dermatology or the American Board of Pathology (AP or AP/CP)
  • Eligible for an unlimited Oregon medical license
  • Legally able to work in the United States of America or obtain work authorization

Application Materials

Submit required materials via online portal

For questions, please contact us by email.

Applications accepted July 1, 2021 through September 1, 2021, for the July 2022 – 2024 fellowship.

Future application timeline: May 1, 2022 – July 1, 2022 for July 2024 - 2026 fellowship