Residents Share: Study Tips, Biggest Fears, and Ways to Celebrate
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
With boards approaching, it’s always important to remember that, as residents, you’re not alone. People have come before you and felt this stress. And there are plenty of people right beside you who are feeling the same way. I caught up with some residents and asked them to share some of their thoughts related to the upcoming certifying exam in hopes that we can all appreciate and remember tha …
Ask a Mentor Q&A Recap: Advanced Cutaneous Malignancy, High-Risk Skin Cancers in Immunocompromised Patients, and Certification in Mohs Surgery
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Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask Dr. Vishal Patel questions on managing advanced cutaneous malignancy, high-risk skin cancers in immunocompromised patients, and the importance of certification in Mohs Surgery. See all of his insightful answers below. What leadership positions are available for dermatology residents interested in pursuing a Mohs fellowship? There are a variety of …
GWU In-Service Board Review Scramble
In-Service Board Review
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Join Us for the Second Annual LIVE Broadcast In-Service Board Review Session! Just in time for the online practice exam! This live broadcast In-Service board review session will consist of 6 lectures, which will cover as much as possible of both medical and procedural dermatology. Each lecture is 15 questions followed by explanations of the answer choices. Date: March 7, 2019 Time: 8: …
Ask a Mentor: On Managing Advanced Cutaneous Malignancy and High-Risk Skin Cancers in Immunocompromised Patients
Dr. Vishal A. Patel
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We are excited to announce our Next Steps mentor for the month of February: Dr. Vishal Patel. 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. If you have questions about advanced cutaneous malignancy management, specifically high-risk squamous cell carcinom …
I Finished Residency! Now What?
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by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
The end of residency is a major milestone. One intern year and three years of dermatology later, we are ready for the next step. Some of us start fellowships, while others start practicing as fully-fledged dermatologists. Many of us move to new cities. And all of us start cramming for the board certification exam, which is only weeks away after our final day of residency. We are starting our ne …