Resident Corner

It’s Mnemonic Monday! AGEP
AGEP
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember drugs commonly causing AGEP, or acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. These drugs include: Beta-lactam antibiotics Calcium channel blockers Cephalosporins Macrolide antibiotics Mercury Mnemonic: ABC MICKEY MOUSE AGEP Beta- Lactam Calcium channel blockers, cephalosporins Macrolides Mercury Click HERE to down …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! UVA Chemical Blockers
UVA Blockers
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember UVA blockers that are Chemical or Organic compound with the following mnemonic: UVA BEAM Benzophenones (ex: Oxybenzone)   Ecamsule (aka: Mexoryl SX)  Avobenzone (Parsol 1789)  Methyl anthranilate Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on sunscreens? Check out page 406 of yo …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Angiokeratomas
Angiokeratoma
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember types of angiokeratomas with the following mnemonic: Fabry Circled the Ford Around My Pappy Fabry (angiokeratoma corporis diffusum) Circumscriptum Fordyce Mibelli Papular Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on angiokeratomas? Check out the following pages of your 2020 Derm In-Review Study …
The Decision Every Graduating Resident Faces
fellowships
by Allison Sit on
It’s a decision every graduating resident faces: enter the workforce or apply for a fellowship. After more than a decade of higher education, postponing the rewards of a career for another year of training may not seem worthwhile for some. Yet others see a fellowship year as education that will pay dividends throughout their career. “I viewed a fellowship year as an investment in myself,” …
Parenting Guilt in Dermatology
Parenting guilt in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
When Matthew Willett, MD, began his dermatology training, he felt he had to choose between dermatology and his family. “My kids were old enough to tell me that they missed spending time with me, and that made it even harder sometimes,” said Dr. Willett, who is now a staff dermatologist in Rhode Island. “Sometimes the kids really know how to play up the ‘guilt game,’” said Jackie …