Career Development

Old Enough: How to Gain Patients’ Trust as a Young (or Young-Looking) Physician
young doctor, patient trust, clinical skills
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
“Hey, Doogie Howser!” “So you want to be a dermatologist? Are you in High School?” “Must be Bring Your Kid to Work day.” These are just a few of the many comments that I have received about my youthful appearance since starting my Dermatology residency.  Being a young doctor in my 20’s, many of my interactions with patients start like this: they expect some seasoned, authoritativ …
Physician advice: How to get patients to adhere to treatment protocols
by Hayley M. Leight, MD on
In this article, Dr. Hayley Leight, onsite correspondent for the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series, now aptly named the Skin of Color Update, speaks with several well-known and respected thought leaders in skin of color dermatology. Drs. Valerie Callender, Hillary Baldwin and Maritza Perez all weigh in on how best to get patients to adhere to treatment protocols. Dr. Valerie Callender – Conne …
Ask a Mentor: Career Development and Advocacy
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps In Derm is proud to announce another round of our new recurring series: Ask a Mentor. In this monthly segment, we will identify an accomplished mentor in the field of Dermatology to field your questions about career development and their unique areas of expertise. Our mentor this month is Kelley P Redbord MD.  Dr. Redbord is an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at George W …
Staying Ahead of the Game in Skin of Color Dermatologic Care
African American Woman Derm Procedure
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The optimal treatments for skin of color patients seeking dermatologic care are constantly changing. Keeping up to date with the latest advances in the field, both medical and aesthetic, can prove to be difficult and overwhelm even the most brilliant dermatologist. With a growing recognition that constant training and direct access to skin of color thought leaders is necessary to be at the …
Generational DermatologyTM Symposium: Why attend?
Generational Dermatology
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
In dermatology, crafting the perfect treatment plan for your patient takes more than a correct diagnosis. It encompasses prevention and involves medical, cosmetic, surgical and oncologic strategies over the decades to optimize skin performance throughout the course of a lifetime. Coined by Dr. Wendy Roberts, the Generational DermatologyTM approach was originally targeted to interrupt the e …