Division of Dermatology

Dermatopathology Fellowship

The Dermatopathology Fellowship Training Program is a one-year, ACGME-approved fellowship  providing an outstanding clinical training experience with a faculty rich in experience in the clinical practice of dermatopathology, clinical dermatology, and anatomic pathology and with a high volume of clinical material obtained both from hospital-based and practice- or outpatient-based dermatology.

Fellows rotate through the departments of dermatopathology and dermatology at Einstein/Montefiore and through an affiliated institution, Dermpath Diagnostics. The combined volume seen in these institutions is over 220,000 cases annually. There is opportunity for extensive experience in all aspects of dermatopathology: clinical, academic research, immunofluorescence, immunoperoxidase and molecular pathology.

Graduates of this program are trained to be excellent clinical dermatopathologists who should secure positions in either academic institutions or private practice dermatopathology laboratories.  

Requirements

Applicants must be eligible for AP or AP/CP Board certification or Dermatology Board certification. 

Stipend

Appointment is for one year. Salary based on schedule for residents.

Program Staff

Bijal Amin, MD
Fellowship Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center

Steven Cohen, MD, MPH
Division Chief, Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Jason Cohen, MD
Dermpath Diagnostics

Damian Di Costanzo MD
Dermpath Diagnostics

 

Michael Fisher MD
Past Division Chief, Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mark Jacobson MD
Attending Dermatopathology, Montefiore Medical Center

 

Eun Ji Kwon, MD
Dermpath Diagnostics

Ranon Mann MD
Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Michael Miller, MD
Dermpath Diagnostics

Michael Prystowsky MD
Chairman, Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

James Pullman MD
Director of Surgical Pathology, Montefiore Medical Center

Kenneth Shulman MD
Dermpath Diagnostics

 

Application 

Applications to the Dermatopathology Fellowship Program are now being accepted through November 1. We strongly recommend that applications be submitted by September 1st, however Applications to the Dermatopathology Fellowship Program are now being accepted through November 1st.

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed application. Due to low participation of Dermatopathology programs nationwide, it will not be possible to apply to the program through ERAS. To obtain an application contact Virginia Romero, vromero@ameripath.com.
  2. Curriculum vita 
  3. 3 letters of recommendation
  4. Dean’s letter
  5. Transcript
  6. Brief statement of career objectives

Application Submission 

Bijal Amin, M.D.
Dept of Pathology, Section of Surgical Pathology
111 East 210th St
Foreman Pavilion, 4th Floor
Room 063
Bronx, NY 10467
bamin@montefiore.org 

Contact the Program

Questions 

Virginia Romero
Fellowship Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
Dermpath Diagnostics
100 Midland Ave
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 934-5803
Fax: (914) 934-8364
vromero@ameripath.com  

 
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