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Oct 1

Written by: DIGA Blogger
10/1/2017 2:44 AM  RssIcon

St. Joseph Mercy Dermatology Residency Program will be accepting 4th year medical students through the ACGME match this year. Students will still need to apply separately for the transitional year internship through the match as the program is not categorical. Please see below for more information about the St. Joseph Mercy Dermatology Residency Program and Transitional Year Program. how to request rotations.

St. Joseph Mercy Dermatology Residency Program:

  • 2-week clinical rotations are still available for interested fourth-year medical students wishing to pursue a future in dermatology.
  • If you are unable to rotate for 2 weeks, we will try to accommodate your school’s rotation policy. There are other options available such as meeting with our program director, Daniel Stewart DO, or attending one of our upcoming Grand Rounds. This is a great opportunity for us to showcase our program while also learning more about you.
  • To schedule a rotation or to help arrange one of the other options, please contact Patrice Robertson at

Please visit the St. Joseph Mercy Dermatology Residency Program website for more information:

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Transitional Year:

  • The Transitional Year Program has a national reputation that attracts highly-qualified applicants from across the United States.
  • We encourage interaction and learning from current dermatology residents and faculty through journal club, rotations, grand rounds, and other educational opportunities.
  • Our current TY interns have the opportunity to rotate in dermatology, dermatopathology, rheumatology, plastic surgery, research, various internal medicine and surgical subspecialties, ophthalmology, anesthesia, PM&R, radiology, pathology, radiation oncology, and interventional radiology.
  • Away rotations are also available.
  • Please contact Sarah Paschke for more information at

Please visit the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Transitional Year Program website for more information:

How to Apply:

Application to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Dermatology and Transitional Year Programs may be made through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). For more information on the ERAS application process, please visit their website at:

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