Postgraduate PA Program

Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program

The Dermatology Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a 12 month certificate program.  Our mission is to provide a comprehensive training program to prepare our fellows to practice in a variety of dermatologic settings.

Program Components

  • Clinical training (adult and surgical dermatology)
  • Didactic sessions
  • Core basic science and non-clinical lectures
  • Grand Rounds and journal club participation

Current Offerings

For the 2019-2020 academic year, we will be accepting one to two fellows to begin July 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited PA/NP training program
  • Masters Degree or higher
  • NCCPA or APN certification completed prior to program start date
  • Upon acceptance, a Wisconsin state license will be required by July 1

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application
  • Current CV
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools
  • Official copy of NCCPA or AANPCB scores (sent directly from the certifying body)
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation
    (sent directly from the letter writer or sealed with the letter writer’s signature over the envelope seal)
  • Personal statement explaining your interest in the specialty of Dermatology
    (not to exceed one page)

Please mail the documents above to the attention of Laura Richter at the address below.


  • February 1 – application process opens
  • March 1 – application deadline
  • April (TBD) – interviews will be held
    (invitations will be sent to those selected to interview)
  • July 1 – program start date

Credential Awarded

A certificate of completion will be awarded from the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Dermatology.

Annual Salary

$55,000 with MCW benefit package.


MCW Benefits

Fellowship Directors

Laura M. Richter, PA-C

Laura Richter, PA-C
Program Director
Department of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin






Linda H. Lee, MD, PhD

Linda H. Lee, MD, PhD

Linda Lee, MD, PhD
Medical Director
Department of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin






If you have any questions regarding the Dermatology Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program, please contact:

Laura Richter, PA-C
c/o Shelly Martin
Department of Dermatology
8701 W. Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-3106 / Email