Ask a Mentor: Dr Doris Day
Medical Journalism
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Building a Career in Aesthetic & Laser Dermatology, Medical Journalism, and Becoming a Published Book Author Our Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask Dr. Doris Day questions on building a career in aesthetic and laser dermatology, medical journalism, and becoming a published book author. See all her insightful answers below 1. As an accomplished author, what advice do you have for t …
Ask A Mentor: Dr. Jeremy A. Brauer
Emerging Therapies
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New Technologies, Emerging Therapies, and the Art of Communicating Complex Medical Procedures to Patients We are excited to announce another installment of our recurring series: Ask a Mentor. In this monthly segment, we identify an accomplished mentor in the field of Dermatology to answer your questions about career development and their unique areas of expertise. If you have questions on new …
Cutaneous Adverse Reaction – Friday Pop Quiz – 11/16
cutaneous adverse reaction
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The patient developed this cutaneous adverse reaction 2 weeks after starting a clinical trial medication. What is the mechanism of action of the culprit medication? A). Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor B.) Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitor C.) Smoothened inhibitor D.) BRAF inhibitor E.) Programmed cell death (PD)-1 inhibitor To find out the correct answer a …
The Landscape of Private Equity in Dermatology and Concerns About Private Equity-Backed Models
Corporatization and the Rise of Private Equity in Dermatology
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Private equity (PE) is one of the hottest topics in dermatology right now. I knew nothing about PE during my residency and fellowship training. I entertained the possibility of working for a PE-backed group after my fellowship training and even shortly thereafter. However, after talking to many colleagues, I saw the light and walked away from the PE-backed model. I became fascinated with PE and be …
Coastal Dermatology Symposium – Clinical Pearls Round Up – Part II
Coastal Dermatology Symposium
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The second of a two-part series with clinical pearls from the 2018 Coastal Dermatology Symposium.  Be sure not to miss all the useful points in Part I. From Dr. Julie Harper’s talk “The Latest on Acne” OCPs are still a viable treatment for female patients with acne.  You should be sure to take a thorough history to elucidate any risk factors for venous thromboembolism such as smoking …