Category: Beginning/Navigating Your Career

ODAC Derm Expert Conference
Pearls of Wisdom From Thought Leaders at ODAC
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
As a resident thinking about how to move forward with your career, or a new practitioner getting off and running, would you like to know what special pearls of wisdom KOL's in the industry would share? Our nine Next Steps Correspondents had their ears to the ground at the 2017 ODAC Dermatology Aesthetic and Surgical in Miami. They asked ODAC faculty just that.  "I think that one of the mo … Tags: , , , , , ,

Dermatology Residency Blog of Elyse Love, MD
by ELYSE LOVE, MD on
We are excited to share an excerpt from the dermatology blog of Elyse Love, MD - NYC Dermatology Resident. Discover why residency is "way harder" than she expected. First 3 Months of Dermatology Residency - Dermatology is Way Hard First, let me start this by saying - I pinch myself every single day that I get to do a job I love for the rest of my life. I have somehow been blessed with, in my … Tags: , , , ,

Dr. Noelani Gonzalez on her Hyperpigmentation JDD Manuscript
by NOELANI GONZALEZ, MD on
Natural Cosmeceutical Ingredients for Hyperpigmentation JDD peer-reviewed manuscript by Noelani Gonzalez MD and Maritza Perez MD January 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 26 | Copyright © 2016 As a young dermatologist, why is this article important? Natural ingredients are becoming more popular in the world of dermatology and new practitioners will most likely have patien … Tags: , , , ,

The Right Questions to Ask When Negotiating a Contract
by ADAM FRIEDMAN, MD on
At the conclusion of medical training, residents know so much about dermatology, but usually not so much about negotiating their first contract. While academic contracts are usually pretty rigid, in private practice you need to be your own self advocate. Hire a contract lawyer (once again, don’t waste time/money for academic contracts). Don’t be afraid to ask the right questions. Being well-pr … Tags: , , ,

Real Advice from Joel Schlessinger MD, FAAD, FAACS Part 2
by JOEL SCHLESSINGER, MD, FAAD, FAACS on
How can new dermatologists get involved in clinical research? Becoming involved in clinical research is both exciting and potentially concerning as it all depends on the support team you will have and the set up (both physical and administrative) of your site.  The benefits can be good in both financially and intellectually, but the risks are also significant. When starting a clinical resea … Tags: , , , , , ,