Navigating Your Career

Locum Tenens for Young Dermatologists
locum tenens
by Allison Sit on
Early-career dermatologists looking to gain experience, work alongside other dermatologists, explore different practice settings, and even earn additional income may benefit from locum tenens assigments.  But is this work modality right for you? Read on to find out! Dermatologist Zain Husain, MD, moved from Washington, D.C., to his home state of New Jersey to open his own practice. Since the p …
Position Offerings & Employment Contract Negotiations in Dermatology
Dermatology job market and contract negotiations
by Sang Kim, MD on
New Trends & Changes in Position Offerings & Employment Contract Negotiations in Dermatology At the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, we were fortunate to hear from two top professionals that help dermatologists navigate their career: Kim Campbell, founder of Dermatology Authority, and Ron Lebow, Esq., Senior Counsel in the Health Law practice group at Greenspoon …
Celebrating the Life of Marta Rendon, MD | 1957-2021
Marta Rendon, MD
by Mary Madden on
Every time I think of Marta Rendon, I smile…before, now and forever more. Simply put, Marta brought joy. To her family; her handsome son, Juan, her long-time life partner, Dr. Bret Ribotsky and her siblings. To her patients. To her business partners and employees of her practice. To any and every dermatologist throughout the US and abroad that she supported and mentored. To those of us in der …
Opening a Practice Shortly After Dermatology Training
opening a practice
by Allison Sit on
Owning and operating a solo dermatology practice may seem like a business model going the way of the dinosaur, especially with the growing trend of private equity ownership. Yet one early-career dermatologist is embracing practice ownership, and finding a way to open a practice shortly after completing dermatology training. [caption id="attachment_12710" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo cou …
Parenting Guilt in Dermatology
Parenting guilt in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
When Matthew Willett, MD, began his dermatology training, he felt he had to choose between dermatology and his family. “My kids were old enough to tell me that they missed spending time with me, and that made it even harder sometimes,” said Dr. Willett, who is now a staff dermatologist in Rhode Island. “Sometimes the kids really know how to play up the ‘guilt game,’” said Jackie …