derm education

An exceptional foundation of knowledge for the next generation.

The Department of Dermatology’s education mission encompasses the teaching and training of medical students, graduate students and post-doctoral residents and fellows. The department offers a dermatology residency program and fellowship programs in dermatopathology and micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology. 

The dermatology residency program at UAB is highly competitive. The program is a three-year experience, which will prepare the physician for either the private practice of dermatology or a career in academic medicine. All major areas of dermatological training are represented within the scope of the training program. These include: adult and pediatric clinical dermatology, dermatopathology, dermatological surgery and clinical and basic research.