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Research Fellowship

We offer a full time, paid fellowship in melanoma and cutaneous oncology beginning July 2022.

The application cycle for the 2021-2022 academic year is now CLOSED. 

The fellow will become a sub-investigator on clinical trials being conducted at the center and will help prepare manuscripts reporting the results of the trials as a first author, attend conferences, and present research.

They will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of melanoma and other skin cancers. 

Requirements

Candidates must have:
- completed an ACGME accredited PGY-1 residency and
- be eligible for a full New York state medical license.

Meet the Team

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Darrell Rigel, MD, MS

Fellowship Director

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Justin W. Marson, MD

Current Fellow

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Susan Rothman

Executive Assistant

Day to Day

The fellow's responsibilities include:

  • Serve as lead author for manuscripts in the field of melanoma and cutaneous malignancy.
  • Analyze data related to ongoing studies using SPSS, Stata, or other statistical software. Knowledge of evidence based medicine and research methodology is a must.
  • Attend and present at major dermatology conferences.
  • Manage SKIN - The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. Requires assigning reviewers, corresponding with authors and editors, and laying out articles.
  • Write educational grants to obtain funding for research, continued medical education including for conferences and virtual grand rounds
  • Submit studies for IRB review as necessary.
  • Maintain active NY state clinical license.