Career Development

The Importance of Networking in Dermatology
networking
by PAUL F. LIZZUL, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FAAD on
So, you have made it. No longer a resident, you are now a rising star in one of the best fields of medicine. You are an overachiever and tireless perfectionist. But, you realize that now you have become a small fish in the big pond. What are some tactics that will help you become a big fish? Network… It’s vital to be self-determined, proactive and resourceful when networking. Unlike busines …
Pearls of Wisdom From Thought Leaders at ODAC
ODAC Derm Expert Conference
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 …
Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of ODAC Expert Conference
Welcome to ODAC Derm
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic, and Surgical Conference January 13-16, 2017 in Miami, FL 1.) Get in early and make the most of your time by attending pre-conference workshops 2.) Attend General Session 3.) Stop by the Derm In-Review Photo Booth and post your memories to Twitter and Facebook: @DermInReview. You could win $150 gift card! 4.) Attend the NEW Board Review Workshop …
Real Advice from Joel Schlessinger MD, FAAD, FAACS Part 2
leader research
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 researc …
Tips on Investing in Your Professional Social Media Accounts
Derm Instagram
by JOYCE PARK, MD on
I want to challenge you to spend time in building up social media for your career. I’m not talking about your personal Snapchat; in fact, I think you should keep personal social media accounts separate from your public professional ones. I am advocating instead for you to invest in your professional social media accounts, a page that says to the world what kind of doctor you are and why peop …