Running a Practice

Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 2
Natural Ingredients2
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Welcome back to our continued discussion on the natural, botanical ingredients that are formulated into skin care products that you can easily incorporate into your practice. And, in case you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Mushroom Extract Mushroom extract, in particular shitake and reishi, retain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These pr …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 1
Natural Ingredients
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Botanical ingredients found in nature are often formulated into skin care products intended to address fine lines, wrinkles, uneven tone, and texture. These ingredients possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and photoprotective properties that make them potential alternatives or adjunctive options to prescription medications. Bygone are days of applying makeup to …
Your First Year of Private Practice: 4 tips to building a successful business
First year in practice
by LINDSAY STROWD, MD on
Congrats! You have made it through years of hard training, passed the boards, and landed your first “real” job! For the majority of new dermatologists, their first job after residency will be in a private practice setting with a one- to two-year guaranteed salary. Below are some key areas to focus on in those early years in order to build a successful practice. 1. Grow your patient base o Wh …
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 …
Overbooked and Overextended: How to Avoid Scheduling Nightmares
Avoid Scheduling Nightmares
by NEAL BHATIA, MD on
One of the pearls of practice management that can make or break the workday, but is never mentioned in a medical textbook, is how to triage patients when your clinic is booked out for an extended time. How do you decide what patients get in sooner and who can wait? Should there be a tier system for scheduling based on urgency? How do you handle cosmetic patients who all want to get in yesterda …