The American Dermatological Association will announce its 2024 Dermatology Resident/Fellow research award in the fall of 2024. Two individuals will be chosen whose research is specifically related to the following subjects:

Research must address one of the following subjects and MUST be completed at the time the application is submitted. To be considered for this award, the topic of your project should be related to novel studies involving:

The integral nature of Dermatology in the House of Medicine. The ADA is especially interested in research that highlights the collaboration of dermatology and other medical disciplines that advances healthcare for our patients.


Issues and matters that could lead to the marginalization of Dermatology. This research should highlight issues that limit the ability of dermatologists to participate in the decision-making process involving a) healthcare systems including private insurers, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers or b) in favor of other medical specialties.

Applicants must be an active Dermatology resident in good standing in an ACGME accredited Dermatology program or a Dermatology fellow having completed an ACGME accredited Dermatology residency within the past 5 years.

• Awardee(s) are required to present their research findings to the general membership of the American Dermatological Association (ADA) at the next annual meeting
• The cost of attendance including travel, room, and board will be paid by the ADA.
• The awardees will receive an additional monetary grant of $500.

Applicants must have the approval of their chairperson and capacity to present at the 2024 ADA annual meeting. A mentor who is a faculty member of an ACGME accredited Dermatology program must be identified and agree to provide support for the applicants project. (Mentors need not be ADA members.)  Applications must be submitted electronically with an attestation from the applicant’s mentor and department chairperson unless they are one and the same.

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