Imposter Syndrome? Blame the White Coat!
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
Imposter syndrome, or the imposter phenomenon, is probably something all physicians have faced in the earlier stages of their careers. It’s the feeling that you will be exposed as a fraud. It’s the notion that you are incompetent despite overwhelming evidence that you are, in fact, fully trained, trustworthy, and competent. The White Coat If I had to guess, I would say white coats are a big …
Ask a Mentor: On cosmetic dermatology, the importance of training, and ensuring patient safety and optimal outcomes
Dr. Vic Narurka
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We are excited to announce our first mentor of 2019: Dr. Vic Narurkar. In this monthly Ask a Mentor segment, we identify an accomplished mentor in the field of Dermatology to answer your questions about career development and their unique areas of expertise. Do you have questions about cosmetic dermatology, the importance of training, and how to ensure patient safety and optimal outcomes? Dr. V …
Three Steps to Developing Key Messages
media relations dermatology
by Allison Sit on
In the last delivery of my Media Relations in Dermatology series, I covered how to develop a media pitch. So now that you’ve landed a media interview about dermatology, you are probably wondering what's next. Just like in job interviewing, the trick is to be prepared. Developing key messages helps you determine in advance the main message you want to communicate and its supporting facts. These a …
Q & A Recap with Dr. Jeremy Brauer
emerging therapies
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Our Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask Dr. Jeremy Brauer questions on new technologies, emerging therapies, and the art of communicating complex medical procedure to patients. See all his insightful answers below. I’m a recently graduated dermatology resident who just joined a private practice group where the majority of the procedures I perform are cosmetic. What is your advice for …
Ask a Mentor: On Skincare Retailing, Staff and Patient Education, and the Art of Designing Custom Skincare Regimens
Dr. Leslie Baumann
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We are excited to announce our final mentor of 2018: Dr. Leslie Baumann. In this monthly Ask a Mentor segment, we identify an accomplished mentor in the field of Dermatology to answer your questions about career development and their unique areas of expertise. Do you have questions about cosmeceuticals or skincare regimen design?  Would you like to share or discuss any challenges you are exper …