Dermatology Residency Training Program

The Department of Dermatology at BIDMC offers a three-year residency program that leads to eligibility for certification by the American Board of Dermatology.


Candidates for certification are required to have a total of four years of postgraduate training, which would include one year postgraduate training in one of the following broad-based programs in the United States accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or a similar program in Canada accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:

  • a transitional year (formerly called flexible first postgraduate year), or
  • a first-year residency in internal medicine, general surgery, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or emergency medicine

Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program

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