Navigating Your Career

Thinking of Starting a Derm Practice? Here is How!
Dermatology Practice
by Sang Kim, MD on
Starting a dermatology practice is a dream that many dermatologists share. The freedom to decide how and when you work, building a business, increasing physician autonomy, and starting a legacy are some attractive aspects of starting a practice. However, when taking in the immense burden of building a business, things can seem quite daunting and overwhelming. At the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthet …
Got Money? Save it! Key Financial Tips for Young Dermatologists
key financial tips for dermatologists
by Allison Sit on
After more than a decade of school and training, dermatologists just starting out receive a substantial pay bump. Yet, according to financial planner Corey Janoff, CFP, there are some financial pitfalls that early career dermatologists can easily fall into. “Spending before saving. Buying the new ‘doctor’ house too soon. Not prioritizing saving for financial goals before upgrading their l …
10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Advocate for EDI in Dermatology
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
by Allison Sit on
So you recognize the need for equity, diversity, and inclusion in dermatology. While it may seem like true change is a long way off, what simple actions can you do right now to make an impact? Dermatologists who are addressing matters of equity, diversity, and inclusion were surveyed, and here are their suggestions: Become a mentor or preceptor to a high school, college, or medical student f …
A Candid Conversation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Dermatology
Equity Diversity and Inclusion
by Allison Sit on
Next Steps in Derm reached out to dermatologists playing a role in overcoming barriers in equity, diversity and inclusion in dermatology for their insight on the most pressing EDI issues in the field. Issues of injustice and inequality have come to the forefront in our country in the last year, and dermatology is no exception. “It’s truly impressive to realize that for some of us, there …
Teledermatology Visits | Tips & Best Practices
teledermatology
by Allison Sit on
Men's Health recently posted an article entitled "Six Tips for a Productive Telehealth Appointment with a Dermatologist." While the article gives patients tips for maximizing their teledermatology appointments, what advice do telemedicine experts have for dermatologists when conducting virtual visits with their patients? I consulted George Han, MD, PhD, director of clinical dermatology and …