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The RUSH Dermatology Residency is a three-year training program, dedicated to helping residents build a strong foundation in all aspects of dermatology. With a focus on experiential learning, our program provides a highly personalized training experience.


About the program

The residency is a three-year training program, fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Dermatology.

With nine full-time and 15 part-time and affiliated faculty members, our staff-to-trainee ratio offers residents a highly personalized training experience.

Our curriculum utilizes experiential learning, as well as deliberate and reflective practices to build competence in the diagnosis, pathogenesis (including histopathology and immunopathology), treatment and prevention of skin diseases. 

2024-2025 Resident Dinner

How to apply

We accept three residents each year via the annual National Resident Matching Program.

Basic requirements for the dermatology residency follow guidelines of the American Board of Dermatology and include the following:

  • Satisfactory completion of the (PGY-1) level transitional or preliminary year in internal medicine, general surgery, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or emergency medicine at a board-approved, accredited U.S. or Canadian medical school
  • A valid license to practice medicine in the State of Illinois.

The application process is handled via the Electronic Residency Application Service website in conjunction with the Association of American Colleges. Please contact your medical school dean’s office for processing instructions and to request an ERAS electronic token for access to MyEras. 

Interviews are complete for the 2024-2025 academic year. Thank you for applying.

Additional information is available through the American Medical Association's FREIDA program.

Faculty for Dermatology Residency Program
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