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Hello UNC Dermatology residency applicant,

We appreciate your interest in our program. This match season will very interesting. We are going to try to make it entertaining as well. Hopefully  during the interview season, we are able to convoy our commitment, supportive culture and compassion toward excellent patient care and resident education.

Here is our resident selection plan for the match that occurs 2021 for positions starting July 1, 2022:

1.     We will review all applications through our typical layers of review subcommittees and send out invitations by or before November 6, 2020.
2.     Our interview dates will be:
a.     November 20, 2020
b.     December 4, 2020
c.     December 18, 2020
3.     For each session, we plan to interview 10-15 applicants virtually but in real time between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  Interviewees will be busy the duration
of that time span. Prior to these interview sessions, you will be able to see a presentation which covers an overview of our current training program.
4.     We will not be able to receive applicant visits or offer shadowing opportunities. If additional information about training at UNC Dermatology is desired,
interviewees can set up individual virtual meetings with specific faculty after January 1, 2021.

A library of interesting and entertaining video links regarding UNC, Chapel Hill, the Triangle, our program and our hospital is below.

UNC Dermatology Residency:

UNC Dermatology Residency Program

Take a walk with us (featuring UNC Derm Faculty)

Incoming residents starting July 2021

A day in the life of an UNC Dermatology resident

Messages from some recent graduates

Graduate medical education and UNC Hospitals culture

Things to do in Chapel Hill:

NY Times: 36 Hours in Chapel Hill (if sound is muted, click on “36 hours in Chapel Hill” in the left top corner, after the ad)

You Just Have To!

Drone Tour of UNC Campus

Come Back!

NC Beauty

Franklin Street Fun

Dr. Morrell’s Favorite Old School Rap About Carrboro, Our Artsy Sister Community

Southern Village (where our core clinical resides)

Residency Selection:

As has been the case for many decades, competition for dermatology training remains highly competitive. As a result, we are pleased that the dermatology residents at UNC continue to represent the very best medical school graduates.

The Department of Dermatology participates in ERAS to fill all of the training positions.

Details of this application process may be obtained either through the Dean’s Office of your medical school or via the following Internet site: For the current UNC housestaff policies, please visit our institution’s GME website at

It is critical that all applications to our program be filed via ERAS in a timely manner. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that all components of the application, to include Dean’s letters and all other letters of recommendation, have been received by ERAS by the 21st of October.  We plan to send out invites by or before November 6.

Letters of recommendation should be addressed to “Program Director” and must be submitted through ERAS.

Interviews are by invitation only, and only a limited number of applicants will be chosen for interview. Most interviews during each academic year will be scheduled in November and December.  This year’s interviews will be virtual and will take place on November 20, December 4, and December 18.

Additional inquiries may be directed to Cherie Ezuka, Dermatology Residency Program Coordinator at