Application Information

Emory Dermatology Residency Training Program Offers:

  •  A standard 3 year dermatology residency training program
    • Currently, Emory Dermatology is recruiting residents only for our standard track, 3 year residency program.  In this match, we are NOT recruiting for the 4 year or “2+2” Emory Dermatology Resident Research Training Track.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Application and Dean’s Letter Deadline: October 15th.

Interviews Offered: Mid November

Interview Date: 2nd Thursday in December with a dinner on the Wednesday evening the night before. 

How to Apply

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

  • Applicants interested in the Emory Dermatology Resident Research Training Track, please apply through ERAS.

  • ALL applications submitted by the deadline are reviewed by several members of the Emory Dermatology faculty.  

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

  • 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 II is 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
Department of Dermatology 
1525 Clifton Road, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-727-3669
jamie.mackelfresh@emoryhealthcare.org 

Program Coordinator

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