A Dermatologist’s Foray into Writing
Dermatology writing
by Benjamin Barankin, MD on
Early Interest and Experience Propelled My Dermatology Writing My trials and tribulations in writing first began in high school. I wrote a humor article in high school for our school newspaper. The experience was fun as I collected my thoughts, tried to be creative and work on my comedic stylings, and determined whether or not I could make others laugh. The feedback I received was satisfying and …
Becoming an Author- Part 2: The Peer Review Process
by Karin Beehler on
PART 2 We at Next Steps are very excited to announce that the Executive Editor of our media partner, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, will be providing expert advice and tips on getting published. Karin Beehler, who has over 25 years of publishing experience, will share her extensive knowledge and expertise with our Next Steps readers in this 3-part series. Peer review proc …
Becoming a Published Author: Part 1
by Karin Beehler on
PART 1   We at Next Steps are very excited to announce that the Executive Editor of our media partner, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, will be providing expert advice and tips on getting published. Karin Beehler, who has over 25 years of publishing experience, will share her extensive knowledge and expertise with our Next Steps readers in a 3-part series. Ever wonder w …
Developing Constructive Relationships with Industry
relationship with industry
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 …
Bringing Teledermatopathology to Malawi
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
An Interview with the Derm from the Heart Grant Awardees In 2015, Travis Morrell, MD, MPH and Ashley Hamstra, MD were awarded the Dermatologist from the Heart grant giving them the opportunity to bring a teledermatopathology lab to Malawi, Africa.   The Dermatologist from the Heart grant program is sponsored by La Roche-Posay and dedicated to young dermatologists committed to making their s …