Advanced dermatology subspecialty fellowship training is available in the following areas:

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

This is a 12-month ACGME-accredited fellowship directed by Conway Huang, M.D. and designed to provide comprehensive training in all program requirements of micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology. Refer to ACGME Program Requirements document for a complete description of the definition and scope of this subspecialty. Fellowship faculty are: Conway Huang, M.D., Associate Professor and Program Director (Mohs micrographic surgery, general dermatologic surgery, and cutaneous oncology) and Amy Theos, M.D., Associate Professor (pediatric dermatologic surgery). Additional exposure to head and neck surgery, oculoplastics, dermatopathology, ASDS preceptorships, and others is available. The fellow is expected to complete various scholarly projects including didactic talks to nursing personnel, residents, publication, and presentation at a national meeting.

Requirements: Candidates must be board eligible/certified in Dermatology.

Stipends: Salary levels are commensurate with postgraduate year and are set by the UAB GME office.

Applications: Inquiries should be submitted to Conway Huang, M.D., Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, or by phone at (205) 801-8406. Applications should be made from August to September of the applicant's third year of dermatology residency.

Dermatopathology Fellowship

This one-year ACGME dermatopathology fellowship is sponsored jointly by the Departments of Dermatology and Pathology of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. It is designed to provide intensive training in dermatopathology for board-certified/eligible graduates of Dermatology and Pathology programs. Experience in the techniques of immunohistochemistry as it pertains to dermatopathology will be provided, as well as appropriate training in pathology for those with a dermatology background and in dermatology for pathology graduates. The fellow will be expected to identify areas of interest in the specialty and pursue them through a clinical/basic research project. The program is led by director Andrzej Slominski, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Peter Pavlidakey, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology.

Requirements: Candidates must be board-certified or eligible for certification in Anatomic Pathology, AP/CP or Dermatology.

Stipends: Salary levels are commensurate with postgraduate year and are set by the UAB GME office.

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Dermatopathology Fellowship Program. You may contact Regina Farmer, Dermatopathology Fellowship Coordinator, by email at for all inquiries. Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.