Application Information

Emory Dermatology Residency Training Program Offers:

  •  A standard 3 year dermatology residency training program.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2021.

Interviews Offered: TBD - Likely Mid November 2021

Interview Date: TBD - Likely in December 2021.

Interview Day Details: TBD - We will wait until summer/early fall to determine if our interviews will be in person, virtual or a mixture of both.  Please check back here for further updates.

Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Emory Department of Dermatology is committed to supporting and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the department and in residency selection. Emory Dermatology is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status.  We will conduct a holistic review of all applications submitted with the aim of selecting a diverse complement of the most qualified candidates. We do not screen or exclude applications based on USMLE score, GPA, or any other criteria.

How to Apply

Please go to the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS) to apply. 

  • ALL applications submitted by the deadline are reviewed by our application review committee as part of our holistic review process.  

  • 3 letters of recommendation are needed, preferably from Dermatology faculty members or research mentors.  

  • We do not screen or exclude applications based on USMLE score, GPA, or any other criteria.  For information regarding visas and foreign medical graduates, please visit Emory GME’s site

  • USMLE step 2 scores are not required to apply.

Internship Requirements

Applicants to our Dermatology Program must complete a first postgraduate year in a broad-based clinical program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in the United States or a similar program in Canada accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The clinical programs that are acceptable for the first postgraduate year are: a transitional year or a first-year residency in internal medicine, general surgery, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or emergency medicine.

Program Director

Jamie MacKelfresh, MD
Vice Chair of Education
Associate Professor
Departments of Dermatology and Pathology/Laboratory Medicine
jamie.mackelfresh@emory.edu

Associate Program Director

Loren Krueger, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology 
loren.d.krueger@emory.edu

Program Coordinator

Elsie Core-Sanders 
Department of Dermatology 
1525 Clifton Road, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-727-3669
edsande@emory.edu