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The Duke Department of Dermatology offers 5 residency positions per year. Candidates should submit their applications, including three letters of recommendation, by October 6 of the current match cycle. Our residency positions are listed as “Dermatology” (1529080A0), “Duke Dermatology Diversity” (1529080A2), and "Duke Dermatology Research" (1529080A3) in ERAS.
All applicants are eligible to apply for the Duke Dermatology Diversity position (one position per year), and applicants may apply to both Dermatology and Duke Dermatology Diversity positions. Although no additional application information is required to apply for our Diversity and Community Engagement residency position, please do be sure to highlight your past accomplishments in these areas in your personal statement and in the optional ERAS supplemental application. We are interested to hear about your personal goals as it pertains to diversity and community engagement within the field of Dermatology.  Please click here for detailed information about the Duke Dermatology Diversity and Community Engagement application process.
The other four dermatology positions per year, the Dermatology and Duke Dermatology Research positions, do not require additional application information.  Please click here for more information about the Duke Dermatology Research position.
Prior to appointment at Duke Dermatology, residents must have successfully completed a broad-based clinical year (PGY1) in an emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, or transitional year program accredited by the ACGME, or in such a program located in Canada and accredited by the RCPSC or CFPC. The PGY1 year must be arranged by the candidate independently. Registration with the Selective Service as required by federal law is required for residency.
Duke Dermatology participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program. We do not participate in SOAP. Prospective trainees are encouraged to review Duke Graduate Medical Education information and requirements at this link: GME Prospective Trainees

For the 2022 ERAS® cycle, our program will be participating in the supplemental ERAS application offered through the AAMC’s ERAS program. Applicants will be required to complete the MyERAS application, and participation in the supplemental ERAS application is optional.

Duke Dermatology interviews for the 2021-2022 season will be conducted virtually.  These will be half day interview sessions conducted on the following dates and times:

  • Monday, December 6, 2021 morning and afternoon session available
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 morning session available
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022 morning and afternoon session available

  • Applicants applying for the Dermatology research position will be asked to give a short talk describing their research work on the morning of Wednesday, January 12, 2022.
Questions regarding Duke Dermatology Residency program should be directed to:
Jessica Braddock
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Program, Department of Dermatology
Room 3386, Orange Zone, Duke South, Box 3822
Durham, NC 27710