American Board of Dermatology exam

ABD BASIC Exam – How to Achieve Success
Next Steps in Derm Exam of the Future
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
One of the biggest issues in dermatology training over the last several years has been the change to the “Exam of the Future” format. The ABD has been applauded for moving away from the older system of boards and in-service exams by having the required components for board certification take place sequentially over the course of residency with the CORE and APPLIED exams. I arrived at my progra …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 8/31! Let’s see if you get it right!
Next Steps Mucosal Candidal Infections
Treatment of this condition with IL-17 blockade has been shown to: A) Increase the risk of Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome B) Worsen pre-existing multiple sclerosis C) increase risk for mucosal candidal infections D) Cause hepatic fibrosis with long term use To find out the correct answer and read the explanation click here. …
Ask a Mentor Q&A Recap – Exam of the Future
Exam of the Future
by Tammie Ferringer, MD on
The following questions were asked by our Next Steps readers about the Exam of the Future. Dr. Tammie Ferringer, an accomplished dermatopathologist who sits on the Board of the American Board of Dermatology and who recently presented at ODAC 2018 on the Exam of the Future, answers our readers’ questions. 1) When do modules have to be done? The modules compose the CORE component of …
From the ODAC experts: Board Review Pearls
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by Dr. Sheila Jalalat on
Compiled by Dr. Sheila Jalalat Highlights: key word associations for boards Neal Bhatia, MD Read CME in JAAD every Month 55% of the Boards is Kodachrome based Minocycline hyperpigmentation- Type 1 is most common and involves areas of previous inflammation and scarring Minocycline hypersensitivity reaction – hepatitis and facial edema Minocycline causing Lupus-like drug react …
Board Prep Resources Checklist
Board prep
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 …