Medical Students

VSAS process

Institution: Univ of FL COM Gainesville

Specialty: Dermatology

Elective: MED E 11 – Clinical Dermatology, Dermatology

Course Faculty and Staff

Thank you for your interest in our Dermatology Residency Program. We are thrilled you are considering the University of Florida for your next step in training.

Residency Informational videos:


Application deadline for first year positions is October 15 each year. Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program(NRMP) and to apply applicants must sign up through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Paper applications will not be accepted.

Your ERAS application should include:

  • Three letters of reference,
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (aka dean’s letter),
  • Personal Statement

Curriculum vitae

  • Medical school transcript,
  • USMLE scores. Please note that results from USMLE Step I and Step II are required for application review.

It is very important for your file to be as complete as possible for their review.

ACGME Program Requirements

Prior to appointment in the program, residents must have successfully completed a broad-based clinical year (PGY- 1) in an emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or transitional year program accredited by the ACGME, or in such a program located in Canada and accredited by the RCPSC or CFPC.


UF Heath-Springhill Medical Center

4037 NW 86th Terrace, 4th Floor

Gainesville, FL 32606

(GPS address: 8600 NW 39th Avenue, 2nd floor, Gainesville, FL)

Interview Information

After careful, holistic review by the Department’s Faculty and Residents, selected applicants will be invited for an interview.

Our program uses the online platform Thalamus to send interview offers. We use Thalamus to confirm candidate participation and to provide required documents to invited candidates.

NEW!  We will be offering one interview date on January 19th, 2023

Interviews are by invitation only.

Timeline for Invitations

NEW! UF Dermatology will be participating in FIRST set of coordinated interviews invite release dates

  • Monday November 6, 2023: first round of interview invites released (generally for programs with November or early December interview dates)
  • Wednesday November 8, 2023: applicants begin scheduling interviews; must respond by November 10
  • Additional interview invites will be released as they become available starting after November 10, 2023.

NEW! All invited applicants will receive an invitation to an informational webinar on November 30th, 2023, hosted in the evening by our faculty and residents.

This is in replacement of the Open House

Pre-Interview Dinner

Our current residents host an informal dinner the night before the interview day.

Statement on Interviews

APD statement on 2023-2024 application cycle

About Gainesville

Links to information about Gainesville:

Best wishes as you begin your residency search. We look forward to hearing from you!