We offer two separate options through our dermatology residency program:
- A standard three-year dermatology training program (categorical)
- A combined research and clinical dermatology training program (Physician Scientist Training Program [PSTP]).
Applicants will only be considered for one track.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Application materials: October 22nd
Interviews offered: Mid to late November. Date of interview release will be be posted by October 1.
Interview dates: Two Thursdays in January (categorical), one Thursday in either December or January (PSTP). Dates will be posted by September 1.
How to Apply
Applications for residency positions are accepted only through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), and the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).
All applications submitted by the deadline are reviewed by our resident selection committee, comprised of several of the Washington University Division of Dermatology faculty. Please include three letters of recommendation with your application. We recommend at least one letter from a dermatology faculty member.
We do not exclude applications based on USMLE scores or other criteria. USMLE Step 2 (neiter CK nor CS) is not required to apply.
Additional Application Information for Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP)
Eligible applicants include graduates with a combined MD-PhD degree or an MD degree and a strong record of basic science research experience.
Applicants will be required to apply through ERAS to the Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Dermatology program and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Internal Medicine-Preliminary program and submit the application for the Physician Scientist Training Program.
Applicants interested in this program should apply for the Dermatology Physician Scientist track within ERAS.
If you are applying as a physician-scientist, one of your three letters of recommendation must be from your laboratory mentor.