The First Job: Know Your Worth, Market Yourself, Negotiate the Contract
First job in dermatology
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
In a previous article, Dr. Neal Bhatia shared his views and advice on the many options available to dermatology residents after residency training. In this article, he offers further advice to residents on finding their first job, including a primer on understanding employment contracts. Marketing as a Job Candidate The successful job applicant plans ahead and is strategic. The phrase “knowle …
Key Opinion Leaders Weigh In: Finding Your First Job After Residency
SOCU FACULTY
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
The journey that one embarks upon to become a fully trained physician is not for the faint of heart. It requires you to consistently give your vital resources to an external boundless need that is much greater than the needs of your own small life. Paradoxically, as your energy is emitted in large concentric circles all around you, serving patients, your colleagues, family and friends who hunger t …
Roadmap After Residency Training
Roadmap after residency
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
The opportunities in dermatology are endless, and choosing a single option to pursue may seem both exciting and limiting. The ultimate destiny of your career is going to be based on interests that are in harmony with the practice setting you choose, combined with additional training after residency. However, nearly every dermatologist goes through some form of “mid-life crisis” in their ca …
Residents Share: Study Tips, Biggest Fears, and Ways to Celebrate
Residents
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
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …