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Position Offerings & Employment Contract Negotiations in Dermatology
Dermatology job market and contract negotiations
by Sang Kim, MD on
New Trends & Changes in Position Offerings & Employment Contract Negotiations in Dermatology At the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, we were fortunate to hear from two top professionals that help dermatologists navigate their career: Kim Campbell, founder of Dermatology Authority, and Ron Lebow, Esq., Senior Counsel in the Health Law practice group at Greenspoon …
Patient Buzz: Eyelid Ptosis from Botulinum Toxin Injections
botox ptosis
by Allison Sit on
Several media outlets have covered the case of a popular blogger who recently experienced eyelid ptosis from botulinum toxin injections. How can dermatologists avoid adverse effects when injecting botulinum toxin? For an expert opinion I contacted Dallas dermatologist Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD, FAAD. What does the scientific literature say about the frequency of eyelid ptosis as an adv …
Parenting Guilt in Dermatology
Parenting guilt in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
When Matthew Willett, MD, began his dermatology training, he felt he had to choose between dermatology and his family. “My kids were old enough to tell me that they missed spending time with me, and that made it even harder sometimes,” said Dr. Willett, who is now a staff dermatologist in Rhode Island. “Sometimes the kids really know how to play up the ‘guilt game,’” said Jackie …
Patient Buzz: Misdiagnosed Skin Conditions
Differential diagnosis
by Allison Sit on
Women’s Health recently wrote an article about four skin conditions that are commonly misdiagnosed. Why do primary care providers sometimes misdiagnose common skin conditions? What conditions are challenging for dermatologists to diagnose? What steps can a dermatologist take to make a differential diagnosis? For expert advice, I contacted Steve Daveluy, MD, FAAD, associate professor and pr …
COVID-19: The Resident and Program Director Perspective
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON DERMATOLOGY RESIDENCY
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 …