Dermatopathology Fellowship

The Washington University Dermatopathology Center offers a one-year fellowship designed to prepare aspiring dermatopathologists to work independently in an academic or practice setting. The program provides intensive training in the evaluation of cutaneous disease, including the use of immunofluorescence, immunohistochemical stains and molecular diagnostics. Cases are obtained from in-house, hospital-based and outpatient-based dermatology as well as outside consultations. Research opportunities in a wide range of fields are available and participation is encouraged.


Board eligible in Dermatology, Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology.

Applicants will need to submit the following documents to apply to the program:

The position for the 2018-2019 academic year has been filled. Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be accepted through September 1, 2017.

All application materials must be submitted electronically via email to Sue Pagano, Program Coordinator, at Reference letters should be addressed to Dr. Ilana Rosman and emailed to Ms. Pagano directly from the letter writer.


Program Director
Ilana Rosman, M.D.
Dermatopathology Center
Washington University
School of Medicine
CORTEX Building, Suite 212
4320 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 362-5757

Program Coordinator
Sue Pagano
Department of Pathology
Washington University
School of Medicine
600 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8118
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 747-0687
Fax: (314) 747-3555


Dr. Margareth Pierre-Louis is the dermatopathology fellow at the Washington University Dermatopathology Center. She has a medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and completed dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Her areas of interest include inflammatory skin diseases, hair disorders, and cutaneous malignancies.