Top 10 Things To Do At ODAC 2019
Next Steps in Derm is excited to be a part of the upcoming ODAC (Orlando Dermatology and Aesthetics Conference) taking place this weekend (1/18-1/21) in Orlando, FL. With the conference quickly approaching, we wanted to give you a run-down of the Top 10 Things you should do while in attendance!  If you can’t make it to ODAC this year, be sure to put it on your “must attend events” list for …
Practical Dermoscopy: Part 2
vessel morphologies
by Sima Jain, MD on
Introduction Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is an important way to visualize subsurface structures in the epidermis and dermis. Part one of this article focused on the evaluation of pigmented lesions, and the second installment below will review the different vessel morphologies and patterns along with discussing specific findings …
Imposter Syndrome? Blame the White Coat!
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
Imposter syndrome, or the imposter phenomenon, is probably something all physicians have faced in the earlier stages of their careers. It’s the feeling that you will be exposed as a fraud. It’s the notion that you are incompetent despite overwhelming evidence that you are, in fact, fully trained, trustworthy, and competent. The White Coat If I had to guess, I would say white coats are a big …
Primary Cicatricial Alopecias in Black Women
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Hair Apparent: A Multi-Part Series on Hair Disorders - Part II Dermatology residents from throughout the Washington DC area recently convened at the Georgetown University MedStar Washington Hospital Center Hair Disorders Symposium, where distinguished experts in the field of hair disorders discussed the evaluation, work-up, and treatment of a wide variety of alopecias and scalp disorders. A treas …