Evaluation of a Skin of Color Curriculum for Dermatology Residents
skin of color curriculum
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Introduction The term “skin of color” generally refers to individuals from a broad group of racial and ethnic backgrounds including, but not limited to, Black, Asian, Latinx, American Indian, and Pacific Islander, as well as those of mixed race.1 According to the U.S. Census, the population will increase to comprise over 50% persons of color by the year 2042.2 However, the demographics …
Rhinophyma Treated with Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing in a Woman of Color
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JDD authors Samuel S. Kassirer BA, Robert H. Gotkin MD, and Deborah S. Sarnoff MD present the first reported case of rhinophyma in a 62-year-old Fitzpatrick V female patient who was successfully treated with one session of fractional CO2 laser resurfacing. This case highlights the successful use of the fractional CO2 laser to treat rhinophyma in darker skin types (Fitzpatrick IV–VI) and undersco …
Skin of Color Update 2021: Bigger & Better Than Ever!
Skin of Color Update
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Skin of Color Update, the largest medical education event focused on the dermatologic treatment of patients with skin of color, is expanding in 2021 with an additional half day of programming and pre-conference symposium. The event will be held virtually September 10-12 with the symposium on August 3. “The expanded program will allow us to address even more topics and provide more in-depth co …
ANNOUNCING THE FULL SPECTRUM OF DERMATOLOGY: A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE ATLAS
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The Full Spectrum of Dermatology:  A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas A visual representation of dermatologic diseases in all skin tones. AVAILABLE SUMMER 2021 Closing the gap A council of dermatology leaders across the country are working together to create a comprehensive atlas that will address what has become a well-documented gap in dermatology education. From resources and programming used i …
Rosacea in Skin of Color Patients: Nuances in Diagnosis & Treatment
Rosacea in skin of color
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Wow! Prior to my attendance to the 2020 Skin of Color Virtual Conference, I had not fully realized the deficits in my learning when it came to recognizing common dermatologic conditions in our skin of color (SOC) patient population. Prior to Dr. Ted Rosen’s lecture on rosacea in SOC patients I had figured I knew enough to identify this dermatologic condition in most clinical settings as well as …