Postgraduate PA Program

Physician Assistant Fellowship Program

The Dermatology Physician Assistant Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a 12 month fellowship certificate program for NCCPA certified physician assistants.  Our mission is to provide a comprehensive program to train the Physician Assistant Fellow by preparing them to practice in a variety of dermatology specific settings and assist in becoming a leader in the education and development of the next generation of advanced practice providers by imparting medical knowledge and clinical skills, while role modeling optimal interpersonal relationships.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from a PA training program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • Masters Degree
  • NCCPA Certification completed prior to program start date
  • Official transcripts from colleges and PA school
  • BLS certification
  • A one page typewritten narrative explaining your interest in the specialty of dermatology
  • Completed application
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation (one from your PA training program)
  • Current CV
  • Upon acceptance, a Wisconsin Physician Assistant License will be required by July 1


No application fee is required.

Program Components

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

Timeline

  • February 1 – application process opens
  • March 1 – application due date
  • April – interviews
  • 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.

PA Benefits

  • Wisconsin license renewal
  • NCCPA recertification
  • DEA certification
  • Basic life support
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Professional membership in SDPA
  • Professional development fund*

*Individual must be employed by MCW at the time the expense is incurred.

Application

Download the Application

 

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding the Dermatology Physician Assistant Fellowship Program, please contact:

Laura Richter, PA-C
Fellowship Program Director
c/o Shelly Martin
Department of Dermatology
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-3106 / Email