Resident Corner

It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Stages of 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, …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation
Minocycline induced hyperpigmentation
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember 3 types of minocycline induced hyperpigmentation with the following mnemonic: I HAVE SCARS ON MY SHIN FROM THE SUN SCAR: Type I minocycline induced hyperpigmentation (discoloration in sites of prior inflammation or scars) SHIN: Type II minocycline induced hyperpigmentation (discoloration on the shins) SUN: Type III minocycline induced hyp …
Nodule – Friday Pop Quiz 6/24/2022
A biopsy is performed of this nodule to confirm diagnosis. Which of the following media should be used to transport this specimen to the lab? A. Ethanol B. Formalin C. Glutaraldehyde D. Michel transport medium E. Normal saline To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of Sano …
Choosing Your Career Path After Dermatology Residency: Are You Ready?
dermatology residency
by Emily Murphy, MD on
At the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference, a resident directed series included a panel on choosing your next steps after dermatology residency – Fellowship, Academics, or Private Practice, It’s Decision Time. The panel had an impressive group of dermatologists who answered a series of questions about paving our future paths in dermatology. Here are our panel members, in …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Hair Follicle Layers
hair follicle layers
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the layers of the hair follicle from inner to outer -Medulla, Cortex, Cuticle, Huxley/Henly, Outer Root Sheath, and Glassy/Vitreous membrane with the following mnemonic: My Cortex Cuts Huxley the Hen’s Outer Hair with Glass M- Medulla Cortex- Cortex Cut(s)- Cuticle Huxley- Huxley’s layer Hen- Henley’s layer Outer- Outer …