Emory University in Atlanta, Washington University in St. Louis, and Brown University in Providence are three schools that have comprehensive dermatology programs. These three schools each cater to specific degree levels, and those interested in applying should check to see which degree types are accepted for each program.
Emory University's Department of Dermatology website states that the school aspires to become a worldwide leader in the field of dermatology and skin biology. This department emerged in 1971 from the growing dermatological studies that have been taking place at the university since the late 19th century. Today, it focuses on educating students who wish to embark on an academic career in the field. The school includes a residency program.
The dermatology residency program at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine's Division of Dermatology provides three years of training and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The residency program features one-on-one training in such areas as pediatric dermatology, Mohs, cutaneous and laser surgery, and dermatopathology.
Brown University's Department of Dermatology focuses on providing a well-rounded, in-depth education according to the guidelines established by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. The residency program at Brown also consists of three years of training.