Developing Constructive Relationships with Industry
Industry Relationships
by NEAL BHATIA, MD on
Unfortunately for numerous residency graduates, many of the decisions regarding interactions with pharmaceutical and medical device sales forces have been put into policies. These are often parallel to the strictest of parents attempting to shelter their children from what is socially perceived as “evil” or “influential,” which in many instances has led to the development of very poor rela …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 2
Natural Ingredients2
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Welcome back to our continued discussion on the natural, botanical ingredients that are formulated into skin care products that you can easily incorporate into your practice. And, in case you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Mushroom Extract Mushroom extract, in particular shitake and reishi, retain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These pr …
How do I start building my brand?
You are your own brand
by Kim Campbell on
We asked Derm Authority to answer your burning questions on building your own brand and what lessons were learned in the first years of practice.  Read for expert answers below! Dear Derm Authority, Q: How do I start building my brand?   Every successful brand has a creative personal logo, business card, website, or landing page at minimum, and social media accounts. These al …
Negotiation tips for Non-Compete Clauses
Non-compete clause
by S. TYLER HOLLMIG, MD on
Many physician employment contracts contain non-compete clauses, also known as “restrictive covenants.” From a physician's perspective, the legal language of restrictive covenants and may be difficult to understand and are somewhat intimidating.  These clauses are fraught with significant long-term implications for our careers. While it is critical to consult with an attorney in reviewing you …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 1
Natural Ingredients
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Botanical ingredients found in nature are often formulated into skin care products intended to address fine lines, wrinkles, uneven tone, and texture. These ingredients possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and photoprotective properties that make them potential alternatives or adjunctive options to prescription medications. Bygone are days of applying makeup to …