Mentorship Awards

Objectives:

  • Establish a formal mentorship program within Pediatric Dermatology
  • Promote career development within the field of Pediatric Dermatology
  • Cultivate relationships between established pediatric dermatologists and residents/fellows/junior faculty who have chosen to pursue a career in pediatric dermatology.


>> 2018 SPD Mentorship Award Guidelines


Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Beginning in 2018, the SPD offers a Medical Student Mentorship award to facilitate earlier career exposure to pediatric dermatology. Please use the Mentorship Award application above to submit your project for consideration and select "Medical Student" in the appropriate box on the application form.

If you have any questions, please contact SPD at (317) 202-0224 or info@pedsderm.net or Moise Levy, MD, Mentorship Committee Chair, at mllevy@seton.org.

2018 Recipients:

Samantha Gordon, MD​
Tufts Medical Center
Mentor: Anthony Mancini, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Mentorship Focus: Development of an Interdisciplinary Vascular Lesions Center
Thy Huynh, MD​
University of Mississippi
Mentor: Ilona Frieden, MD, UCSF
Mentorship Focus: Timolol and Propanolol Use in Infantile Hemangioma

2017 Recipients:

Johanna Song, MD​
Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard Combined Program
Mentor: Sonal Shah, MD, UCSF
Mentorship Focus: TEN-like GVHD, oncoderm
Molly Youssef, MD​
Mayo Clinic - Rochester
Mentor: Annette Wagner, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mentorship Focus: Pediatric Dermatology - Surgery & Procedures

2016 Recipient:

Vivian Wong, MD​
Brown University
Mentor: Mark Koh, MD, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Mentorship Focus: An Intercontinental study of steroid phobia in atopic dermatitis

2015 Recipients:

Cynthia Abban, MD​
University of Pittsburgh
Mentor: Yvonne Chiu, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Mentorship Focus: Determine the Clinical Efficacy of Skin Biopsies in Determining Disease Activity in Morphea
Melinda Jen, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Mentor: Annette Wagner, MD, Lurie Children’s Hospital - Chicago
Mentorship Focus: Procedural and Surgical Services
Annie Wang, MD​
Brown University
Mentor: Larry Eichenfield, MD, Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego
Mentorship Focus: Atopic Dermatitis
Alexis Weymann Perlmutter, MD
Geisinger Medical Center
Mentor: Leslie Castelo-Soccio, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Mentorship Focus: Photomedicine Director for Disorders of Pigmentation, Hair Disorders

2014 Recipients:

Sarah Asch, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Mentor: Kristin Hook, MD
Mentorship Focus: Epidermolysis Bullosa
Lucia Seminario-Vidal, MD, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Mentor: Larry Eichenfield, MD
Mentorship Focus: Neonatal Dermatology

2013 Recipients:

Amanda Moon, MD
University of Rochester
Mentor: Albert Yan, MD
Mentorship Focus: Pediatric Dermatology in the ER
Matthew Sewell, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Mentor: Yvonne Chiu, MD
Mentorship Focus: Linear Morphea

2012 Recipients:

Markus Boos, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: Robert Sidbury, MD
Mentorship Focus: Pediatric Teledermatology
Elena Hawryluk, MD, PhD
Harvard University
Mentor: Seth Orlow, MD, PhD
Mentorship Focus: Pediatric Pigmented Lesions

2011 Recipients:

Adam Rubin, MD
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Mentor: Lori Prok, MD
Mentorship Focus: Pediatric Dermatopathology
Anna Kirkorian, MD
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Mentor: Kimberly Morel, MD
Mentorship Focus: Epidermolysis Bullosa

2009 Recipient:

Justine Park, MD
University of Southern California
Mentor: Bari Cunningham, MD
Mentorship Focus: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment for Pediatric Patients