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July 2014 Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
2006-2010 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Date of graduation: May 2010 Burrus Academic Scholarship Canby Robinson Society Student Scholarship
2002-2005 Emory University, Atlanta, GA Date of graduation: May 2005 Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Minor in French Studies
2001-2002 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business The Wharton Business School: Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Economics Business Department Honors: Joseph Wharton Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar
Investigator Effects of bimatoprost and dermarolling on treatment of vitiligo
Author Congenital Intraepidermal Poroma ASDP Poster
Winter 2014 Recipient of UVA Center for Global Health Award
Fall 2013 Winner of American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Resident Scholarship
Fall 2012 Winner of Top 10 Resident Case Presentations: Cosmetic Surgery Forum
Spring 2008 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Completed six-week intensive training program of the MBSR course as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
2006-2007 Emphasis Program Project: Cancer Occurring in the Setting of HIV in Buenos Aires, Argentina Advisor: Dan Masys, M.D., Professor & Chair of Biomedical Informatics Developed and piloted a test case report form for non-AIDS defining cancer used in the Fundación Huesped in Buenos Aires
Spring 2006 Microbes and Defense Academic Society Induction based on academic performance in microbiology and immunology
Spring 2006 Overall Fellowship Travel Grant Annual award to support medical students pursuing individual international medical projects
2012-2014 Resident Liaison to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
2006-2010 VAMOS – Vanderbilt Medicine’s Organization for Spanish Director and Founder Accomplishments include institution of a Spanish elective course, development of a certification program, and annual fundraising events
2006-2010 Wellness Program Chairman – Mind Committee; Member of Executive Council Chosen to direct mindfulness and mental health wellness through advocacy, event planning and organization, and resource access
2006-2007 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Class Officer - Social Chair Elected as class representative to coordinate events and communication both within and around the Vanderbilt medical community
2011-2015 Volunteer at the Charlottesville Free Clinic, Charlottesville, VA
2014-2015 Volunteer at the International Refugee Committee, Charlottesville, VA English teacher
Feb-Mar 2014Medical Mission trip to Mbarara University of Science and Technology Mbarara, Uganda Worked and gave lectures in a dermatology clinic within the university hospital
Aug 2012 Medical Mission Trip to Haiti Grande Colline region One week of daily dermatology clinics serving the remote local population
Summer 2012 Volunteer dermatologist at the Remote Access Medicine Fair in Wise, VA
2009-2010 Conexión Américas, Nashville, TN Weekly meeting with native Spanish-speaking language partner
Present Member of the SC Medical Association, Medical Society of South Carolina, SC Academy of Dermatology and Dermatology Surgery
2014-present Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology
2014-present Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
2006-2014 Member of the American Medical Student Association
2011-present Member of the American Academy of Dermatology 2011-2014 Member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
PUBLICATIONS – Peer Reviewed
Fang F., Larsen D., Wilson B. Keratosis alba: re-presentation of a new entity. Accepted SKINmed Journal September 2015
Echols K., Fang F., Patterson JW. Lupus miliaris disseminates faciei: A clinicopathologic study of 10 patients. Accepted: 2014 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
Sarmast S., Fang F., Zic J. Case Letter: Vibratory angioedema in a trumpet professor. Cutis: 2014 Feb; 93(2).
Fang F. What’s your diagnosis? Gram negative toe web infection. Internal Medicine Consultant: 2013;53(11):838-839.
Portal C., Fang F., Wilson B. What’s your diagnosis? Clear Cell Acanthoma. Cutis: 2013; 92(2): 62,77-79.
Fang, F. What’s your diagnosis? Focal cutaneous mucinosis. Internal Medicine Consultant: June 2013:53(6). 427-428.
Hanlon A., O’Neill M., Fang F., Chen H., Wigger M., Stasko T. Gene expression profiling for cardiac rejection surveillance is not predictive of post-transplantation skin cancer. Dermatologic Surgery: 2013 Oct; 39(10):1507-13.
Boyd A., Fang F. A Survey-Based Evaluation of Dermatopathology in the United States. The American Journal of Dermatopathology: 2011; 33(2): 173-176.
Fink, V., Fang, F., Socias, E., Vazquez, M., Sued, O. Tumores en pacientes HIV positivos en la era del tratamiento antiretroviral de alta eficacia. Actualizaciones en SIDA, 2008;16(59):5-14.
PUBLICATIONS – Non-Peer Reviewed
Fang, F., Hartley, B. Vanderbilt VAMOS presents: The Armada. A medical student’s guide to learning Spanish. September 2007.
Gagnon, A, Fang, F., Darling, M., Noland, M. (2014, November). Cutaneous Myoepithelioma, a commonly misdiagnosed tumor. Poster presented at: 38th Annual Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology: What’s Old is New
Fang, F., Vibratory Angioedema in Trumpet Professor. Presentation given at the Southern Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine. 2011 Feb 17. New Orleans, LA.
Fang, F., Small Bowel Obstruction Following Capsule Endoscopy. Presentation given at the Southern Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine. 2011 Feb 17. New Orleans, LA.
Fang, F., Hartley, B. Fostering Multicultural Appreciation Through Language Acquisition and Cultural Awareness. Presentation and Roundtable Discussion given at the Central and Southern Regional Meeting of MAS/GSA/OSR. 2009 April 24. Dallas, TX.
Fang, F., Hartley, B., Wolfe, C., Lindell, R. Medical Spanish Language Certification Testing: An Objective Method to Quantify and Report Medical Students’ Spanish Language Ability. Poster presented at the Central and Southern Regional Meeting of MAS/GSA/OSR. 2009 April 24. Dallas, TX.
Fang, F., Hartley, B. The Vanderbilt VAMOS Program. Poster presented at: AAMC SSGA/CSGA Regional Meeting; 2008 Apr 12. Destin, FL
Drolet BC, Fang F. The Vanderbilt Medical Student Wellness Program. Poster presented at: AAMC SSGA/CSGA Regional Meeting; 2008 Apr 12. Destin, FL
Masys D, Fang F, Ye I, Fink V, Gotuzzo E, Padgett D, Pape J, Cortes C, Bacon M, Schechter M. Preliminary Findings on Cancer Incidence in HIV-Infected Persons from Six Countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean. Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Malignancies in AIDS, Bethesda, MD, October 2008.
Fang, F., Fink, V., Krolewiecki, A., Masys, D. Cancer occurring in the setting of HIV in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Poster presented at: Annual Emphasis Research Forum, April 2008. Nashville, TN.
Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
MPH: Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Clinical Research Fellowships: Stanford (Cutaneous Lymphoma), Massachusetts General Hospital (Hair Loss Disorders)
Internship and Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, University of Maryland
2021 American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Social Media Fellow
Selected as the sole recipient as the Social Media Fellow for 2021-2023 during which time I work with the Editor-in-Chief of the Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (LSM) Journal to summarize and promote selected articles on a monthly basis.
2020 Rising Derm Stars Competition for Residents Fall Clinical Conference
One of twenty residents selected from across the country to deliver an oral presentation at the 2020 annual Fall Clinical Conference. I was paired with Dr. April Armstrong, MD, MPH as my mentor during the conference.
2019-2020 Advancing Innovation in Dermatology Scholar
Selected as a 2019 AID Scholar to participate in the Virtual Magic Wand Program designed to empower clinicians to engage in problem-driven research.
2019 Women’s Dermatologic Society L’Oréal Day of Discovery Program
Selected to meet with the L'Oreal Research team of scientists and chemists to learn about both upstream innovations (molecules, delivery systems) as well as Applied and Advanced research to understand how current ingredients and molecules are used in current and near-term OTC vehicles. 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society UCLA Delta Chapter
2012-2013 Letter of Distinction Awards – 3rd year clinical clerkships
2014 American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS) Mentorship Award
Awarded a one-month mentorship to work under the guidance of Dr. Kanade Shinkai at University of California, San Francisco. Our project investigated the four clinical phenotypes of PCOS based on cutaneous manifestations to establish clinical guidelines to be written in a peer reviewed journal.
2014 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Mentorship Program
Awarded a 160-hour mentorship opportunity to work under the guidance of Dr. Melvin Chiu, MD, MPH at University of California, Los Angeles.
2011 AMA Foundation Leadership Award
One of 24 medical students in the nation to receive an AMA Foundation Leadership Award in 2011; selection criteria includes outstanding non clinical leadership in advocacy, community service, and education
2011 Golden Key Pillars of Excellence Award
Awarded to a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to Academics, Leadership, and Service
2009 Phi Beta Kappa (Junior recipient)