Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship

Boston, Massachusetts
Jul 01, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

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Dermatology-Rheumatology Fellowship
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Start Date: July 1, 2022

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 2022-2023 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: August 13, 2022.

Brigham Health and the Department of Dermatology are committed to ensuring our diverse community feels welcome, cared for, and valued. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and patients, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. 

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Offers of employment and agreement are subject to satisfactory completion of the BWH/BWPO credentialing process and final appointment to the BWH/BWPO Professional Staff by the Trustees of the Hospital, as well as satisfactory completion of all BWH/BWPO pre-employment requirements, including drug screening.