American Board of Dermatology

ABD Boards During COVID: What’s your plan of attack?
by James J. Contestable, MD on
As recent dermatology residency graduates like myself are well aware, the landscape is set – we will be taking our boards in October.  Admittedly, when the ABD (American Board of Dermatology) inquired about when residents would like to take the exam, I responded – “July, please”. But as an entity that must look out for the interests of everyone while navigating the challenges of this pand …
COVID-19: The Resident and Program Director Perspective
by Aaron Fong, MD on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. On April 22nd, 2020, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Derm In-Review, and the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted a live webinar to answer resident concerns during the global coronavirus pandemic. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology a …
My Journey to Board Certification
board certified dermatologist
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
As a recent dermatology residency graduate and newly board-certified dermatologist, I've had a chance over the past few weeks to reflect on the twists and turns of the journey I've been on over the last 11 years. From medical school to residency, and now in private practice, the exams we've all faced along the way and the memories they elicit seem to stand front and center. This is my story. The …