Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship

The Pediatric Dermatology fellowship at the University of Colorado is approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD).   The goal of this pediatric dermatology fellowship is to provide future leaders in pediatric dermatology experiences in high-quality patient care, teaching, and generating scholarship in order to develop the knowledge and skills to become an expert in the field.  Graduates of our program will excel at providing tertiary-level outpatient care and inpatient consultative services for children with skin disorders.  They will also be effective educators of students, residents, and other health providers, and will have the foundation to launch a career in clinical or translational research.

This is a one-year postgraduate fellowship designed for the individual who has completed three years of dermatology residency training to develop additional clinical and academic skills in pediatric dermatology.

The trainee will spend up to eight half-days per week in pediatric dermatology clinics and sub-specialty clinics, such as vascular anomalies, epidermolysis bullosa, and PCOS at Children’s Hospital Colorado.  Procedures such as pulsed dye laser ablation, excisional surgery, and treatment of hyperhidrosis are part of our clinical practice.

Fellows see inpatient consults with the pediatric dermatology attending and attend didactic sessions, including Grand Rounds, dermatopathology review, journal club, and special lectures during the fellowship.

Fellows are encouraged to develop an area of expertise within pediatric dermatology and follow through with an academic endeavor in that area during training.

The program is directed by Dr. Anna L. Bruckner, a world-recognized authority in pediatric dermatology.

caitlin haydekCurrent fellow: Caitlin Haydek

Undergraduate School Amherst College (2011)
Medical School Emory University School of Medicine (2016)
Internship Transitional Year Emory University (2017)
Dermatology Residency Emory University, Department of Dermatology (2020)
Hometown Pensacola, Florida
Dermatology Interests Pediatric Dermatology
Other Interests/Hobbies soccer, hiking, baking and cooking


How to Apply

  • The University of Colorado Pediatric Fellowship Program participates in the San Francisco Match (SF Match)
  • Our SF Match number is 2920.
  • Our quota is currently two matches per year.
  • Applicants are required to submit a CV, personal statement describing their professional goals and motivation for fellowship training, and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for an interview.
  • Trainees in our program must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow the Fellow to legally train at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado.
  • International medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG Certificate - including successful completion of USMLE steps 1, 2, and 3.
  • Application deadline is May 31 of each year.
  • Interviews take place at Children’s Hospital Colorado from March through July each year.
  • Due to COVID restrictions, interviews may be virtual.

Applications and inquiries about the pediatric dermatology fellowship should be directed to our program coordinator, Julie Clarke, at 720-848-0597 or ​​​​​