dermatology

Time: Maximizing Your Most Valuable Commodity During Residency
Maximizing Time in Residency
by Allison Sit on
Time is at the premium for dermatology trainees, especially those with families. “Time is the most valuable commodity I have and through my near-decade of training it becomes more important each day,” said dermatology resident Luke Maxfield, DO, a husband and father of two. Sang Kim, MD, a dermatology resident, husband, and father of two, said, “We are constantly in a cycle of waking u …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Products & How to Use Them
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions about skincare products and how to use them. Do oils hydrate the skin? Are products with snail slime effective? What ingredients to avoid in homemade skin care? What’s the best way to introduce a new skincare product to your routine? Be prepared for your patient’s questions about skincare products by reviewing this list of dermatolog …
Challenges Facing the Field of Dermatology: An Interview with Dr. Daniel Siegel
Daniel Siegel MD
by Cula N. Dautriche, MD, PhD on
Next Steps in Derm author and Derm In-Review Advisory Council member, Dr. Cula Dautriche, reached out to Dr. Daniel Siegel, former president of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), to shed some light on some of the challenges facing the field of dermatology today. Dr. Siegel is currently the chair of the Council on Corporate, Community and Philanthropic Relations of the AAD and remains heav …
Hydroxychloroquine, Pentoxifylline, and Colchicine: Off-Label is ON in Dermatology
Hydroxychloroquine, Pentoxifylline, and Colchicine: Off-Label is ON in Dermatology!
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
So many diseases, so few FDA approved indications. Between the mind-numbing time and cost from bench to bottle, it is no surprise that dermatologists, as masters of the integument are the off-label bandits, marrying their wealth of knowledge on the pathophysiology of skin diseases to the mechanisms by which medications work to create an evidenced-based armament of therapies for both common and rar …
Patient Buzz: COVID-19 and the Skin
COVID-19 and the skin
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. COVID-19’s impact on dermatology is a hot topic in this month’s Patient Buzz. Does taking spironolactone for acne make the virus worse? Can the virus live on beauty products? How to treat mask dermatitis? Why are dermatologists getting ready to join other health care workers fighting COVID-19? Also, check out our …