How to Apply

Applicants must graduate from a medical school in the United States accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), an accredited medical school in Canada, an accredited osteopathic school in the United States, or if a graduate of a foreign medical school, must possess the standard certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

The first year (PGY1) must consist of 12 months of clinical training in one of the following types of broad-based programs in the United States accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or a similar program in Canada accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: a 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. These are the only approved PGY-1 internships that The American Board of Dermatology accepts prior to residents beginning their dermatology training program.

Please note that this residency program includes rotations through the ambulatory clinics and in-patient services at the New York Harbor Health Care System – Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital, all male applicants are encouraged to register with the Select Service System prior to applying for the program and are required to be registered upon acceptance into the program. For information on the Selective Service System, please reference

For application requirements, please visit the ERAS website

For more information regarding the Residency Training Program at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, please contact:

Norma Elliott, Residency Program Training Coordinator
NYU Langone Medical Center
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
240 East 38th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Telephone: (212) 263-3722
Fax: (212) 263-8752