Fungus Among Us: Practical Case-Based Pearls for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dermatophytosis
Dermatophytosis
by InYoung Kim MD, PhD on
Dermatophytosis constitutes a big chunk of “bread and butter” in dermatology.  In fact, an average of 4.1 million visits a year were due to dermatophytosis from 1995 to 2004! Nevertheless, these fungi can still stump the most seasoned dermatologist, and misdiagnosis can be surprisingly common. Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor, Interim Chair, and Program Director of Dermatology at George Washingt …
Seven Tips for a Successful Media Interview
interview tips
by Allison Sit on
Speaking with the media can give even the most confident dermatologist anxiety, but there is no need to fear. Relax and remember these seven tips for successful interviews. 1. Let the Reporter Lead and Don’t Be Pushy Remember – this is not your story. This is the reporter’s story. As a source, you are a vital part of the story, but you are not the one calling the shots. Whatever you do, do …
Is it skin cancer? Tumor Identification – Friday Pop Quiz 2/15
skin cancer
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
What is true about this tumor? A. It is the second most common type of skin cancer B. Telangiectasias are not commonly seen C. Rombo syndrome has these tumors D. Cowden syndrome E. Mohs micrographic surgery is not an effective treatment To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner …
GWU In-Service Board Review Scramble
In-Service Board Review
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Join Us for the Second Annual LIVE Broadcast In-Service Board Review Session! Just in time for the online practice exam! This live broadcast In-Service board review session will consist of 6 lectures, which will cover as much as possible of both medical and procedural dermatology. Each lecture is 15 questions followed by explanations of the answer choices. Date: March 7, 2019 Time: 8: …
Journal Review Series: January – March 2018
derm journals
by Ramya Kollipara, MD on
Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched dermatology journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different medical journals for the months of January, February, and March of 2018. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s opinion. Best of January 2018 Deter …