ISD Mentorship Program

Eligibility of Applicants

  1. All Applicants must an ISD member at the time of application and throughout the program.
  2. Preference in all categories is given to medical dermatology programs.
  3. Categories:
    Category 1
    These young Dermatologists/Residents will receive US $1000 per month from the ISD, up to US $2000 for 2 full months. Mentorships for cosmetic procedures and cosmetic surgery will not be given preference. Applicant must be an ISD member for at least two years (or if a resident, ISD member at time of application). Resident-applicants who are 35 years old and below will be given priority. Only 2 awards per country each year.
    Category 2
    Young Dermatologists/Residents suggested by the Mentorship Committee and receiving variable financial support from outside sources. No age limit set.
    Category 3
    Dermatologists/Residents not financially supported. ISD member for at least two years (or if a resident member at time of application). No age limit set.

Applications for 2024 Mentorship Programs are due November 1, 2023. Please complete the form below:

Mentorship Application

Please complete the form below:
Name *
Last Name *
Credentials (MD, PhD, etc)
Gender *

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Date of Birth (Please spell month) *
Address *
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Zip/ Postcode
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Telephone *
Email *
ISD Member *

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Current Medical Position *
Position Description *
Do you have a subspecialty? *

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If yes, please describe your specialty
Field(s) of Interest for Mentorship Program. Please limit to top three fields. Note: Programs focused primarily on cosmetic dermatology may not be funded. *
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Are you willing to participate in a virtual mentorship program should you not be chosen for a face-to-face program? *

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Please indicate any awards, grants, or scholarships that you have received from ISD, including a mentorship program that was not completed. (N/A if not applicable) *
Reason for choosing ISD Mentorship and include anticipated outcome (part of a research project, integration into practice, etc.) *
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Are you active on any social media platforms? *

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For a list of available Mentors approved by ISD, click here.

List the names of possible Mentors (up to three) for your program. Please list in order of preference. If you do not have the name of a mentor please review the approved mentor list to expedite your application. Note: Mentors must be ISD members.

Letters of Support

Please upload the letter from your department/training chair (files accepted PDF, WORD).
Please upload your letter of support from your dermatological society (MS Word, PDF files accepted).

Brief Biosketch

Please upload a short biosketch or Curriculum Vitae (CV) *
Please upload a copy of your passport that shows proof of age and photo *


This application must be accompanied by a letter of support from your local, regional or
national dermatologic society and a letter from head / training officer of your institution.


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