Training Programs

Dermatology Residency Program

The dermatology residency program is based primarily at the University of Texas Medical School. MD Anderson Cancer Center is a major affiliated hospital. Residents also rotate through Hermann Hospital and the LBJ County Hospital facilities.

Learn more from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School Dermatology Department.

Clinical Research Fellowship in Dermatology 

The research fellows participate in a variety of clinical research projects, many of which involve novel drug applications. Fellows receive advanced training in clinical trials design and management, grant processes, and research methodology.  Applicants must have completed at least an internship and have a Texas license to practice medicine prior to beginning the one year program.  

Most of the fellows have a goal of later pursuing dermatology residency training, but advanced fellows contemplating academic careers are also encouraged to apply.  The fellowship director is Madeleine Duvic, MD (713-745-4615). 

Procedural Dermatology & Mohs Surgery

This program focuses on developing novel educational tools for teaching physicians and patients key concepts in Dermatology Surgery and skin cancer. Teaching tools emphasize the latest in digital media technology and education. This is an ACGME accredited procedural dermatology fellowship. The fellowship director is Deborah MacFarlane, M.D. (713-563-1665).


The dermatopathology fellowship program at MD Anderson Cancer Center is based in the Department of Pathology.

Read more about the dermatopathology fellowship program at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

There is also a separate dermatopathology fellowship program at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School.