Navigating Your Career

Employment Contract Negotiations & Private Partnerships in Dermatology – What You Should Know
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by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
If you are navigating the confusing landscape of contract negotiations or considering partnership in a private practice after years of employment, then take note! Ron Lebow, Senior Counsel in the Health Law practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP, led a fantastic workshop at the 2019 ODAC conference. He covered common concerns when negotiating employment agreements with dermatology practices, as w …
Six Tips to Becoming a Trusted Media Source
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by Allison Sit on
You’ve survived your first media interview. You may have even enjoyed it. But how do you become your area’s go-to expert on all things dermatology? Follow these six tips to becoming a trusted media source. Be Reliable Always, always, always respond to reporter inquiries as soon as possible. While most print reporters have longer deadlines for their feature stories, TV reporters are typically …
Ask a Mentor Q&A Recap: Advanced Cutaneous Malignancy, High-Risk Skin Cancers in Immunocompromised Patients, and Certification in Mohs Surgery
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 …
National Drug Codes -NDC’s
National Drug Code’s
by Carrie Dunham-Leach on
As if getting paid for your services wasn’t hard enough, how does a provider receive reimbursement for the drugs administered in the office? NDC’s are the National Drug Code’s given by the FDA to identify each drug manufactured for humans. Any drug that is considered an over the counter drug, or OTC, is given this code that is broken down into 3 numerical groupings. The first, being the …
Seven Tips for a Successful Media Interview
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by Allison Sit on
Speaking with the media can give even the most confident dermatologist anxiety, but there is no need to fear. Relax and remember these seven tips for successful interviews. 1. Let the Reporter Lead and Don’t Be Pushy Remember – this is not your story. This is the reporter’s story. As a source, you are a vital part of the story, but you are not the one calling the shots. Whatever you do, do …