The application for the 2015 program is now closed.
A lack of ethnic diversity exists among dermatology's physician population. This affects ethnic minority patients because they may seek medical care less frequently or when it is too late.
The Diversity Mentorship Program offers hands-on exposure to students who are interested in learning more about the specialty of dermatology through a one-on-one mentorship experience with a dermatologist of the student's choice.
Who should apply: First- through fourth-year medical students who are considered to be underrepresented in medicine* may apply to participate in the American Academy of Dermatology’s Diversity Mentorship Program.
View the Diversity Mentorship Program's frequently asked questions.
- A copy of your résumé or curriculum vitae.
- A copy of your medical school transcript.
- First-year students must also provide MCAT scores & a letter in good standing from their medical school.
- Two professional letters of recommendation.