Clinical Trials: Are They the Right Fit for You?
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Part 2 in a 2 part series The practice of dermatology offers many avenues to expand one’s professional horizons and skills. One such area of sub-specialization is clinical research, namely pharmaceutical company-sponsored clinical trials. This article continues the discussion of some of the steps that a willing and interested physician can take to get involved with clinical trials. 1. Prepare …
Drug Development for the Practicing Dermatologist: Have the Best of Both Worlds
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Part 2 in a 2 part series. In medical school and residency, the industry side of medicine is not exactly a topic that gets paid much attention. A few years into my own private practice, the opportunity to learn the process of drug development would come to fruition. In the first article in this series, I discussed the importance of obtaining a patent and FDA approval. The next step is how to p …
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Part 1 in a 2 part series In medical school and residency, the industry side of medicine is not exactly a topic that gets paid much attention. Countless hours are spent memorizing pharmacology, but the process of how a drug actually makes the transition from bench to bedside is not part of the curriculum. A few years into my own private practice, the opportunity to learn the process of drug dev …
Spotlight On: Leslie Baumann, MD, FAAD
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1. How did you know you chose the right specialty in dermatology? I have always been a fan of skincare and science; therefore dermatology was a natural choice for me. When I was a young girl I would read all of the biographies about Elizabeth Arden, Helena Rubenstein, Estee Lauder, Charles Revson, Mary Kay and all of the other great skincare entrepreneurs. Biology and chemistry were my favorite …
I Wish I Had Known: The Value of Collaborating with Physicians in Other Specialties
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Dermatology is a relatively small and incredibly unique discipline within medicine. With the typical medical school curriculum dedicating at most a few weeks to our specialties. And yet provides insights into the overall well-being of patients that are often priceless. Early in one’s career, it is easy to become so engrossed in mastering the rich and diverse nuances of our field that other impo …