Medical Dermatology Research Fellowship

The Medical Dermatology Research Fellowship is ideal for highly motivated individuals who wish to gain research and clinical experience in medical dermatology. The fellowship provides rigorous clinical training to care for patients with cutaneous lymphoma, complex medical dermatology and psoriasis. An integral aspect of the position will be for the fellow to participate in translational research in ongoing clinical trials or laboratory studies. 

The fellowship duration can be one to two years and provides training that is ideal for those interested in pursuing a future career in academic medical dermatology. There is flexibility in the research projects pursued, and these can include laboratory-based research studies or participation in clinical trials. The fellow will be an important part of the Division of Dermatology and will be encouraged to pursue scholarly projects and present his or her research at meetings. Prerequisite training is successful completion of a PGY1 year.

  • Medical degree
  • Completed a one-year internship
  • Ohio license
  • CV 
  • Scores from USMLE 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, USMLE scores (Step 1, Step 2 CS, Step 2 CK), medical school transcript and two to three names of references to Lisa Hafer at Inquiries about the position can be directed to Jessica Kaffenberger at

Cutaneous Lymphoma Research Fellowship

We are recruiting candidates interested in working with cutaneous lymphoma patients. The multidisciplinary cutaneous lymphoma clinic at the James Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Candidates will gain comprehensive experience caring for cutaneous lymphoma patients, helping coordinate their complex care and being involved in clinical trials and translational research. You will be working along dermatologists and hematologists in a multidisciplinary setting and gain a wealth of experience using various skin assessment tools, performing skin biopsies and conducting clinical trials in skin lymphomas. Experience can be tailored to the specific interests of more experienced candidates. 

Previous dermatology experience is highly desired, however is not required. We have an excellent track record in placing fellows into highly competitive dermatology residency programs. This program is for PGY2 or higher and is non-ACGME accredited. For candidates who have already completed an ACGME-accredited residency in dermatology, placement into a highly competitive academic dermatology faculty position is typical. All fellows will receive a comprehensive benefit package similar to that of all ACGME-accredited fellows at Ohio State including a discretionary education allowance.

Interested candidates should contact Stephanie Fabbro at and Basem William at

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