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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 …
I Finished Residency! Now What?
residency
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
The end of residency is a major milestone. One intern year and three years of dermatology later, we are ready for the next step. Some of us start fellowships, while others start practicing as fully-fledged dermatologists. Many of us move to new cities. And all of us start cramming for the board certification exam, which is only weeks away after our final day of residency. We are starting our ne …