Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How does call work as a fellow?

A: Fellows act as attendings who precept residents on consults along with the dermatology residency program faculty.

Q: Are there opportunities for fellows to teach?

A: Yes, fellows will actively engage in teaching primarily through the dermatology residency program, including design, and lead a biannual surgery workshop, supervise resident surgery clinics and precept resident continuity clinics.

Q: What is it like to live in/around Allentown?

A: Allentown is the third-largest city in Pennsylvania and has a lot to offer, including a minor league baseball team and hockey team that both sponsor frequent fun family events. We have some great restaurants and breweries/wineries. The surrounding area includes many beautiful parks, lakes and places to hike, as well as some neat neighboring towns like Bethlehem and Easton. We are also close to New York City, Philadelphia and even the Jersey shore if you want to take a daytrip to the beach. The Lehigh Valley is pet-friendly with a low cost of living. You also can experience concerts at Bethlehem SteelStacks, Musikfest, Bacon Fest, Kutztown Folk Festival and other events throughout the year. Read more about life in the Lehigh Valley.

Contact Us

If you have questions or would like to learn more about our MSDO Fellowship program, reach out to our program coordinator, Michelle Brown, at 610-437-4134 ext 139 or by email below.

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For FAQs, travel information, directions and more, visit Residency and Fellowship Opportunities.

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