Resident Round Up

Dates to Remember
Dates to remember
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The time goes fast and there's lots to do. Make this your one-stop shop for all dates in dermatology! Check the calendar by month for conferences, exam dates and deadlines. January Jan 13-16 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference Miami, FL Jan 13-18 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference Kohala Coast, HI Jan 17-21 Caribbean Dermatology Symposium Aruba Ja …
Board Prep Resources Checklist
Board prep
by LINDSAY STROWD, MD on
Studying for the upcoming Board exam? As we all know, it's a stressful task that can feel daunting at times. However, residents need not fear; with the proper resources and good study habits you can feel well-prepared for this exam. A quick check-list from Dr. Strowd includes: Online Resources Derm In-Review question bank JAAD CME articles AAD website Dermpath slides Kodachrome r …
Tales From the Office: A Resident Shares Her Inspiration
resident inspiration
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
It's interesting where you find inspiration. Being a dermatology resident I learn about different conditions and rare infections to stay up to date and prepare for the rigorous Board exam. I always was thinking..."oh, we will never will see those rare things in our practice". I learned about leprosy back in medical school and was fascinated about various presentations of this infection and how i …
Dermatology Residency Blog of Elyse Love, MD
blog
by ELYSE LOVE, MD on
We are excited to share an excerpt from the dermatology blog of Elyse Love, MD - NYC Dermatology Resident. Discover why residency is "way harder" than she expected. First 3 Months of Dermatology Residency - Dermatology is Way Hard First, let me start this by saying - I pinch myself every single day that I get to do a job I love for the rest of my life. I have somehow been blessed with, in my opi …
I Wish I Had Known: Learn to Code Early
Medical Coding
by JEANNETTE JAKUS, MD, MBA on
Residency is your golden opportunity. While stressful and demanding, it offers the chance to learn everything you can about dermatology before stepping into the real world (which you haven’t seen since before medical school). While I did much to prepare for my dermatology career, there are few things I should have paid more attention to during my training. The most obvious for me now is CODING …