Resident Corner

ARTE Resident Scholarship Application Closes Monday
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Advanced Resident Training & Education (ARTE) program supports resident education and provides real-world training through attendance at the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference taking place January 12 – 15, 2023 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida. ARTE offers educational and networking activities with an acute focus …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Metabolic Syndromes Associated with Trichorrhexis Nodosa
trichorrhexis nodosa (TN)
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember metabolic syndromes associated with trichorrhexis nodosa (TN) of the hair with the following mnemonic: BLT Noodles B=Brooms, (e.g. frayed hair fibers with the appearance of two broomsticks pushed together in trichorrhexis nodosa) L=Low= helps remind you that this is associated with metabolic syndromes, with varying low or high leve …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Side Effects of Hedgehog Inhibitors Vismodegib and Sonidegib
hedgehog inhibitors
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the side effects of hedgehog inhibitors, vismodegib and sonidegib, with the following mnemonic: MAD Weight loss M=muscle spasm (72% of cases) A=alopecia (64% of cases) D= dysgeusia (55% of cases) Weight loss= weight loss (45% of cases) Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card. Study More! Need a refresher on he …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Interpolation Flaps
Interpolation Flaps
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the types of interpolation flaps. Interpolation flaps are tissue importation flaps, which are staged, with pedicle division occurring 2-3 weeks after the initial flap placement, with the following mnemonic: Play Like My Retro Turntable P=paramedian forehead flap Supratrochlear artery axial fap L= lip switch flap Aka Abbe flap …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Stages of Wound Healing
WOUND HEALING
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the stages of wound healing: vascular phase (immediate), inflammatory phase (6h-10 days), proliferative phase (24hrs-14 days), wound contraction and remodeling (10days-1 year), with the following mnemonic: VIP Room V= vascular Formation of a fibrin plug I= inflammatory First 72hours= neutrophils, 3+ days= macrophages, 6+ days=lymphocytes, …