Contact Us

Program Coordinator, Dermatopathology Fellowship Program
Jessenia Pomares
Phone: 305-243-2742
Email: JXP1880@med.miami.edu

Application Information

Eligibility:
Our program does not participate in a match program. The final fellowship selections are made among the interviewed candidates by the faculty and/or selection committee.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send the completed College of American Pathologists Residents Forum Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships with supporting documents and three letters of reference to:

Paolo Romanelli, MD
Director of Dermatopathology Fellowship
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery
1600 NW 10th Ave., Room 2023
Miami, FL 33136

Deadline:
Applications are accepted until October 15 of the year prior to the start of the program. Interviews generally take place between January and April.

Call Schedule

Yes.

Locations

Jackson Memorial Hospital

1611 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

1475 NW 12th Ave

Miami, FL 33136

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UHealth Tower

1400 NW 12th Ave

Miami, FL 33136

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Program Requirements

Medical Licensing Examination:
All applicants must successfully complete United States Medical Licensing Examination Steps 1, 2 and 3 prior to the start of the program.

Postgraduate Training:
There is postgraduate training required in the form of a successfully completed ACGME-accredited dermatology or pathology residency.

Visas

The J1-Visa: Alien Physician Program, sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, is the standard visa for residents/fellows who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

For specific program eligibility/qualifications or additional information, please contact:

Lourdes Boet
Hospital Services Supervisor
Physician Services Department

Jackson Health System
1611 N.W. 12th Ave. Suite ET-1004
Miami, FL 33136-1096
Phone: 305-355-1122
Fax: 305-355-1123
Email: LBoet@jhsmiami.org

Dermatopathology (Multidisciplinary) Fellowship

Mission & Vision

The Dermatopathology (Multidisciplinary) Fellowship Program’s mission is to train fellows who are compassionate, ethical, knowledgeable, professional, scholarly, skilled and scientifically-oriented. Our training aims to produce future leaders who illustrate superior and exemplary skills in the field of dermatopathology and who will continue to educate and train other physicians in this specialized area.

Mission & Vision

The Dermatopathology (Multidisciplinary) Fellowship Program’s mission is to train fellows who are compassionate, ethical, knowledgeable, professional, scholarly, skilled and scientifically-oriented. Our training aims to produce future leaders who illustrate superior and exemplary skills in the field of dermatopathology and who will continue to educate and train other physicians in this specialized area.

Program Director’s Welcome

Program Director’s Welcome

We appreciate your interest in our ACGME-accredited Dermatopathology (Multidisciplinary) Fellowship Program. The structure of the fellowship and institutional policies ensure that every fellow is appropriately supervised and trained by highly qualified faculty within the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery.

Fellows enter the program eligible for board certification in dermatology or pathology and receive six months of complementary training in pathology or clinical dermatology, respectively. Fellows have the opportunity to attend varied clinical and pathological diagnostic conferences and teach in training programs offered to students and residents.

Miami is a wonderful place to live and work, which is such an important aspect of selecting a fellowship program. This is one of the world’s premier destinations and we invite you to come and see for yourself why faculty, students and patients are drawn to Miami and the University of Miami/Jackson Health System.

-Paolo Romanelli, MD

Description

Miami is a wonderful place to live and work, which is such an important aspect of selecting a fellowship program. This is one of the world’s premier destinations and we invite you to come and see for yourself why faculty, students and patients are drawn to Miami and the University of Miami/Jackson Health System.

-Paolo Romanelli, MD

Fast Facts

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Number of Fellows per Year?

2

Duration of Fellowship?

1 year

Program Highlights

100% pass rate on dermatopathology boards

Attendance at clinical & pathological diagnostic conferences

6 months of complementary training in pathology or clinical dermatology

Clinical Experience

Year 1

All trainees participate in the daily operations of dermatopathology, including reviewing specimens at the department’s dermatopathology lab. Each fellow is expected to preview the slides as they are available, offer diagnoses and comment on the evaluation and work-up of each specimen. Fellows are also taught about immunofluorescence or immunohistochemistry.

During the first six months, the fellow spends an additional half day in the Jackson Memorial Hospital dermatology clinic.

Your Faculty

Evangelos V. Badiavas, MD, PhD
Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist

George W. Elgart, MD
Director, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Residency Program
Professor
Vice Chair, Education

Paolo Romanelli, MD
Director, Dermatopathology (Multidisciplinary) Fellowship Program
Professor, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

Alumni Placements Include:

Harvard Medical School
Mohs & Cosmetics
UC San Diego School of Medicine
University of Indiana
Various private practices throughout the U.S.

Alumni Placements Include:

Harvard Medical School
Mohs & Cosmetics
UC San Diego School of Medicine
University of Indiana
Various private practices throughout the U.S.