dermatology

A Candid Conversation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Dermatology
Equity Diversity and Inclusion
by Allison Sit on
Next Steps in Derm reached out to dermatologists playing a role in overcoming barriers in equity, diversity and inclusion in dermatology for their insight on the most pressing EDI issues in the field. Issues of injustice and inequality have come to the forefront in our country in the last year, and dermatology is no exception. “It’s truly impressive to realize that for some of us, there …
Patient Buzz: TikTok Skincare Trends
TikTok Skincare Trends
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TikTok is the newest medium in which to learn skincare tips, and this month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles that provide a dermatologist’s opinion on the validity of TikTok trends. Can glycolic acid work as deodorant? Can shaving cream soothe a sunburn? Does salt water improve acne? Read about TikTok skincare trends and other dermatology news from the consumer press and be ready fo …
Congratulations to the 2021 Dermatology Hall of Fame Inductees
Dermatology Hall of Fame
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Over the past four decades, the highly specialized field of dermatology has seen some major advancements that have improved the lives of people living with conditions that affect the skin, hair, nails, as well as those seeking to improve their appearance. Celebrating those who advance dermatology The Dermatology Hall of Fame celebrates dermatologists and others who have contributed to the advanc …
July 2021 JDD Issue | Special Topic: Skin of Color
JDD Skin of Color Issue
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With a special focus on patients with skin of color, the July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is packed with outstanding articles, features, and case reports on topics ranging from OTC therapies for hair grow and choosing the right sunscreen in communities of color, to evaluation of a skin of color curriculum for dermatology residents and PLLA for correction of nasolabial folds. Stra …
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 …