Application Information

Emory Dermatology Residency Training Program Offers Two Main Tracks.

  • Standard 3 year dermatology residency training program
  • 4 year or “2+2” Emory Dermatology Resident Research Training Track: A combined program with 2 years of clinical and 2 years of research training.  For more information, click HERE

Important Dates and Deadlines

Application and Dean’s Letter Deadline: October 15, 2017

Interviews Offered: Mid November, 2017

Interview Date: December 14, 2017 (Note: the research training track applicants will be asked to come to a 2 day interview December 13-14, 2017.)

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 and indicate your interest in the Research Training by entering your name and contact information by clicking  HERE.

  • 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.

  • If you are interested in the Emory Dermatology Resident Research Training Track and offered an interview, the invitation will indicate if you will be invited for a research training track interview.  Interest in the research training track does not obligate you to match into this track.

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