Apply for Residency

This is a three year training program.  Appointments are made through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) beginning at the House Officer II level only.  One of the following Accredited US Internships by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) must be completed prior to your start in our program as transitional year (formerly called flexible first postgraduate year), or a first year residency in emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, or pediatrics.

Applicants must apply via the Electronic Residency Applications Service (ERAS) developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Please note that any questions you may have regarding ERAS should be directed to your Dean's Office/Office of Student Affairs or the ERAS website:

Our application deadline is December 1st.

To be considered for an interview, a completed ERAS application should include the following:

  • The ERAS Common Application Form (CAF) and accompanying photo
  • At least three letters of recommendation (two from academic dermatologist)
  • Official medical school transcript
  • Copy of scores from medical licensing exams taken up to this point (USMLE preferable)
  • Personal statement
  • MSPE (Dean's Letter)

If you have any additional questions regarding the application process, please call Ms. Teresa Clodfelter, Residency Coordinator, at 336-716-7415 or e-mail a message to


Invitations for interviews will be sent in the mail as early as November through mid-December if applications are complete. Interviews are then primarily scheduled for January and take place on Saturdays. Invited applicants will be notified of the available interview dates. A typical interview day would last from 7:30am - 3:00pm and includes an introduction to the program from the residency director, personal interviews with residency director and faculty, tour of the department and medical center, informal time with the current residents and lunch. Please note that the interviews will be held at the new clinic location, 4618 Country Club Road.


The Piedmont Triad International Airport located in Greensboro, NC is less than 30 minutes away from Winston-Salem. Charlotte Douglas Airport is 1 1/2 hours from Winston-Salem and Raleigh-Durham is 2 hours away.

Department of Dermatology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
4618 Country Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104
Fax: 336.716.7732

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Phone 336-716-2768
Fax 336-716-7732

8 am to 5 pm, Mon - Fri
4618 Country Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104
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