Becoming a Thought Leader

The Five Cardinal Rules of Finding a Mentor Part 2 – Sealing the Deal
by KRISTINA COLLINS, MD on
This is the second article in the two-part series about the five cardinal rules of finding a mentor. In part one, I discussed rules one and two: be honest and fearless. Read on to learn how to seal the deal by following cardinal rules three, four, and five which cover the importance of being open-minded, putting in the effort, and embracing the ‘now.’ 3. Be open-minded. Sure, you may have …
The Cardinal Rules of Finding a Mentor: Part One
Finding a Mentor
by KRISTINA COLLINS, MD on
Isn’t There an App for This?! Finding a Mentor in the Time of Tinder From our first hand held on the playground and our braces-clanking first kiss, all the way to that potential walk down the aisle. Every tear-filled break-up, steamy night, or dating mishap in between. We spend an incredible amount of time finding that perfect mate. We embrace the struggles of dating and let’s face it, they b …
A Dermatologist’s Foray into Writing
Dermatology writing
by Benjamin Barankin, MD on
Early Interest and Experience Propelled My Dermatology Writing My trials and tribulations in writing first began in high school. I wrote a humor article in high school for our school newspaper. The experience was fun as I collected my thoughts, tried to be creative and work on my comedic stylings, and determined whether or not I could make others laugh. The feedback I received was satisfying and …
Becoming an Author- Part 2: The Peer Review Process
by Karin Beehler on
PART 2 We at Next Steps are very excited to announce that the Executive Editor of our media partner, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, will be providing expert advice and tips on getting published. Karin Beehler, who has over 25 years of publishing experience, will share her extensive knowledge and expertise with our Next Steps readers in this 3-part series. Peer review proc …
Becoming a Published Author: Part 1
by Karin Beehler on
PART 1   We at Next Steps are very excited to announce that the Executive Editor of our media partner, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, will be providing expert advice and tips on getting published. Karin Beehler, who has over 25 years of publishing experience, will share her extensive knowledge and expertise with our Next Steps readers in a 3-part series. Ever wonder w …