Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Dermatology

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology

Application Process 

Applications for the 2020-2021 fellowship are now closed. 

Applicants need to register with the Central Application Service (CAS) on SF Match for Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology and designate one of the recipients to be the Northwestern University/Dr. Alam fellowship.  Please note that this one-year fellowship also meets requirements for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery’s Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship, and an additional certificate is awarded upon completion.

In addition to the CAS document requirements, we would like to know how you are planning to contribute to the specialty after completion of your fellowship. Possibilities include humanitarian activities or public health initiatives, clinical or translational research, other creative intellectual work, teaching and mentoring, government or public sector work or leadership within the profession. 

Please submit an essay (as brief as a short paragraph but no longer than a page) describing your idea for contribution and email it to with the subject line "MSDO Fellowship Application Essay."

Murad Alam, MD
Murad Alam, MD
Program Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

Current Fellow

Brandon Worley, MD

Contact Us

Contact Program Coordinator at or 312-695-7932 for more information.

Housestaff Research Portal

Feinberg has the infrastructure and resources to assist McGaw trainees interested in conducting scientific research. Visit our Housestaff Research Portal to learn more.