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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 …
The Family Friendly Dermatology Residency
family friendly dermatology residency
by Allison Sit on
Sang Kim, MD, was two weeks into his dermatology residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center when his wife was diagnosed with a serious pregnancy complication. “At that time, I felt my world was crashing down, and I immediately thought of the worst-case scenario; that I could lose my unborn son and wife.” Thankfully, Dr. Kim’s son was born healthy, and his wife recovered. Dr …
The Pinch Stitch: A Pearl for Suturing Wounds Under Tension
pinch stitch
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Closing defects under tension in areas such as the scalp and back may be challenging during dermatologic surgery. Different techniques have been advocated to ease the placement of the first deep suture under tension, including the slip-knot stitch, pully stitch, horizontal mattress suture, pulley set-back dermal suture, and tandem pulley stitch. INTRODUCTION Closing defects under tension in …
The Decision Every Graduating Resident Faces
fellowships
by Allison Sit on
It’s a decision every graduating resident faces: enter the workforce or apply for a fellowship. After more than a decade of higher education, postponing the rewards of a career for another year of training may not seem worthwhile for some. Yet others see a fellowship year as education that will pay dividends throughout their career. “I viewed a fellowship year as an investment in myself,” …
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 …