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This is a three year advanced training program. Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) beginning at the Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) level only. Prior to appointment in the program, residents must have successfully completed a broad-based clinical year (PGY-1) in an emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or transitional year program accredited by the ACGME.

Applicants must apply via the Electronic Residency Application 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 institution’s Dean's Office and Office of Student Affairs, or the ERAS website -

Our application deadline is October 15th, 2018.

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

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

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


Invitations for interviews will be sent in the mail on a rolling basis. Invited applicants will be notified of the availability of interview dates. A typical interview day lasts from 7:30 am - 3:00 pm on a Saturday and includes an introduction to the program from the residency program director, individual interviews with our faculty, a tour of the department and Winston-Salem, and an informal lunch with current residents. In addition, an informal dinner event will be hosted by our dermatology residents the evening prior to interviews.

Please note that the interviews will be held at our main clinic location, 4618 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104.


 There are several options for flying into the Winston-Salem, NC area:

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

If driving, your interview will take place at:

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

Wake Forest School of Medicine is committed to abide by all local, state and national laws, and to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, or sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or statutory requirement). 

If you have any additional questions, please call Ms. Teresa Clodfelter, Residency Coordinator, at 336-716-7415 or e-mail her at

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4618 Country Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104
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