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Fellowship Application Information & Requirements

Candidates considering a career in academic dermatology are strongly encouraged to apply. UC San Diego emphasizes multidisciplinary approach which is essential to the success of a Mohs surgeon in an academic environment. With the vision of training academic Mohs surgeons in mind, in addition to the ACGME and ACMS fellowship curriculum requirements, the fellow will be expected to initiate and complete a research project to be submitted for publication and presentation at a national meeting. The fellow will also be expected to be a role model to residents and instruct them in procedural dermatology during the fellowship.

How to Apply

UC San Diego Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Program participates in the Centralized Application Service, San Francisco Match.

  • For registration and complete information regarding the Procedural Dermatology Fellowship match go to:

Important Dates & Deadlines

Application registration opens according to SFMatch schedule. Completed applications will be accepted only in this format and are due no later than August 13, 2021.

*Please note, the Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Program’s start date will transition from July 1st to August 1st annually, starting with the 2022 academic year. Please contact with any questions.


This program requires all applicants to be a graduate of a US ACGME-accredited dermatology residency program or an RCPSC-accredited or CFPC-accredited dermatology residency program in Canada.


Carisse Gaude
Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 858-657-1675

Additional information can be found on the UC San Diego School of MedicineGraduate Medical Education (GME) website.