COVID-19 News & Resource Center
COVID-19 News & Resources
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
JDD COVID-19 Webinar Series COVID-19: Urgent Medical and Aesthetic Issues for Dermatology Streamed live on April 1st, 2020, and now available to watch on-demand, this webinar panel provides discussion, guidance, and leadership for dermatologists and dermatology practices during the global coronavirus pandemic. Over the course of 2 hours, 7 different thought leaders join the conversation, dis …
The Decision to Start a Practice – Part 2
starting a new dermatology practice
by JAMES A. ZALLA, MD on
In part 2 of this series, Dr. Zalla discusses the following aspects of starting a new dermatology practice: Buying an existing practice or building your own space How long construction should take Working with general contractors and architects Office equipment: buy or lease Recruiting the right people Buying an Existing Practice or Building Your Own Space While the …
The Decision to Start a Practice – Part 1
new dermatology practice
by JAMES A. ZALLA, MD on
The dermatology resident finishing his or her training faces many choices and opportunities for practice. This article reflects the experience of a dermatologist in private practice for over 40 years, covering the key issues in the decision-making process that culminates in a functional and desirable office space. Although this process applies primarily to those in private practice, the specifics …
How to Build Your Online Media Presence
Social Media
by Maxim Polansky, MD on
“I read great things about you on Yelp” is something that a chef at a restaurant would normally hear. Unfortunately, this phrase is becoming more and more common in the medical setting. And although most physicians would cringe when hearing that phrase, a recent survey of 1700 adults showed that 63% of respondents would choose to see a physician with a stronger online presence. This trend will …
Balancing Your Professional and Personal Lives
Work-Life Balance
by S. TYLER HOLLMIG, MD on
Attaining an ideal work-life balance is exceedingly difficult. Clinic priorities are often diametrically opposed to personal goals. Your plans to get to the gym or even home for dinner time with your children after a busy work day may come at the expense of finishing charting, yet if you make more time by seeing fewer patients, your practice may suffer. Dermatologists are fortunate to enjoy high l …