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Dermatology – Professional Education

Our team educates patients, medical students, physicians, residents, and the community about the newest findings in skin disease research. We rank among the best clerkships and core lectures within Penn State College of Medicine.

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Residencies and Fellowships

Find more information about all of our residency and fellowship programs.


Dermatology Residency

The Dermatology Residency at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a three-year, ACGME-accredited program that accepts four residents per year.

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Dermatopathology Fellowship

The Dermatopathology Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a one-year, ACGME-accredited program that admits one fellow per year.

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Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

The Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship at Penn State Hershey is a one year fellowship accredited by the ACGME.

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The dermatology clerkship is designed to provide the student with an extensive, in-depth exposure to clinical dermatology. Students will be involved in the evaluation and management of patients in the adult, pediatric, and surgical dermatology clinics. Clerkship students also do the initial evaluation of inpatients on the dermatology consultation service and participate in the management of these inpatients.

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Dermatology Continuing Education

A variety of dermatology continuing education programs are held throughout the year. When available, registration links will appear below.

Dermatology Grand Rounds

The Department of Dermatology offers Grand Rounds once a month during the academic year, September through June.

Patient volunteers are available for examination from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Dermatology Clinic, Suite 100 of the University Physicians Center in Hershey, PA. The case discussions are held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The conferences are attended by a large number of dermatologists from the Central Pennsylvania area, many of whom invite patients with challenging diagnostic or therapeutic problems. We have several visiting professors each year. The visiting professors participate in the case conference and also present a lecture from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Dermatology Grand Rounds is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for AAD Category 1 CME credit, and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology's Continuing Medical Education Award. In addition, Penn State College of Medicine designates this educational AACME activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s).

All Pennsylvania dermatologists are welcome to attend the meetings.


  • 8:30 a.m.: Patient viewing in UPC II Suite 100
  • 9:30 a.m.: Patient discussion
  • 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Visiting professor lecture

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