Navigating Your Career

by Next Steps In Derm Team on
10.) Download the app for maps, schedule, and to sign up for your complimentary JDD!  Bring your own smartphone, tablet or device to General Session to view/save PPT slides, take notes, participate in Q&A, take surveys, and more. To download the ODAC 2018 onsite app:  -  Navigate to your device’s preferred app store (Apple App Store or Google Play Store). -   Search for “ODAC 2 …
‘Tis the Season’ for Networking
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by BRIAN HINDS, MD on
Whether you’re attending workplace parties or family gatherings amongst colleagues, peers, or friends, the holiday season is invariably primed for social interaction. This same social interaction provides opportunities for personal and professional networking. Now let’s be clear, I’m not suggesting that your dermatology future hinges on a chat with your Uncle Fred over egg nog! However, the …
5 Things I Wish I Had Known My Last Year of Residency
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by AMANDA ABRAMSON LLOYD, MD on
The last year of residency goes by in the blink of eye.  Don't get so wrapped up in studying for and passing the board exam that you forget to put some focus on these five things. 5. Savor the Time with Your Fellow Residents Third year flies by. You spend a great deal of your life with your co-residents and it is very easy to get caught up in the craziness of third year and not enjoy the mo …
Dermatology Conferences After Residency
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by JARED JAGDEO, MD, MS on
During residency, as a resident, you likely had key conferences you attended throughout your training. The main meeting that most residents get the opportunity to attend is the winter American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) conference. The AAD is the biggest annual dermatology meeting worldwide. It draws participants from all over the globe and is packed with educational and social content. Perha …
Developing Constructive Relationships with Industry
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by Neal Bhatia, MD on
Unfortunately for many residency graduates, many of the decisions regarding interactions with pharmaceutical and medical device sales forces have been put into policies. These are often parallel to the strictest of parents attempting to shelter their children from what is socially perceived as “evil” or “influential” which in many instances has led to the development of very poor relations …