Program Name

International Dermatopathology Training Program

Hospital Name MacKay Memorial Hospital

The program is the first International Committee for Dermatopathology (ICDP)-accredited dermatopathology training center in Asia. The program director, Dr. Yu-Hung Wu, is the founder and current president of Asian Society of Dermatopathology.


Contact Point

  1. Dr. Yu-Hung Wu
    E-mail: yuhung_wu@yahoo.com
  2. Ms. Mei-Chun Chen
    E-mail: mmhedu@mmh.org.tw


The program provides a comprehensive clinical-pathological training in the skin diseases and more than 5,000 teaching slides in a well-organized system for self-learning. The training includes H&E slide, chemical stain, immunohistochemical stain, immunofluorescence, electron microscopy, and molecular diagnosis in skin pathology.

There are 32 SCI peer-reviewed journal articles published in recent 5 years (2014 to 2018), including 14 original articles and 18 case reports.

We have trained 16 international scholars from Philippines (4), Vietnam (3), India (3), Malaysia (2), Myanmar (1), Nepal (1), Sudan (1), and Guatemala (1) since 2012.


Course: 3~12 months, 4 person

Program fee

Course: NTD 10,000/month


Additional fee, 5000/week

Applicant Qualification

Dermatology or pathology (Resident or board-certified)

Program Details
Learning Targets

  1. Diagnose skin disease pathologically
  2. Familiar with different diagnostic tools in dermatopathology
  3. Learn appropriate clinic-pathological correlation
  4. Capable to present and conduct research

Learning Skills

  1. Approach skin pathology slides
  2. Interpret chemical and immunochemical stains
  3. Capable to read or evaluate immunofluorescence, electron microscope, and molecular diagnosis

Contact Point
Name: Name: Dr. Yu-Hung Wu E-mail: yuhung_wu@yahoo.com