Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship

Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 01, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

 Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship

The Department of Dermatology of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School is pleased to offer a clinical fellowship in dermatology-rheumatology for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is the tenth year for the Fellowship, and all graduates have developed exceptional careers in medical dermatology and autoimmune skin disease. The Fellow will develop expertise in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of connective tissue diseases, including cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, linear morphea, eosinophilic fasciitis, psoriasis, and vasculitis, amongst others. The program will include the full spectrum of clinical management, from learning unique physical exam skills to aid in clinical diagnosis to gaining familiarity with systemic therapeutics. A multi-disciplinary approach will be utilized, and the Fellow will work closely with both dermatologists and rheumatologists. The Fellow’s career development will be a primary goal of the year-long fellowship, and fifty percent of the Fellow’s time with be devoted to this purpose. Extensive opportunities for clinical and translational research as well as dedicated elective time will also be available to the Fellow.

The applicant must be board-eligible in either Dermatology or Rheumatology at the time of initiating the fellowship. Salary will be commensurate with PGY level.

Interested applicants should send an email describing their background and including their curriculum vitae along with 2 letters of recommendation to: Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD, MPH (, Director, Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship Program, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Application deadline: September 6, 2019.  

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers are actively committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty: Women and members of under-represented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply