diversity and inclusion

Advocating for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Dermatology and LGBTQ Health
LGBTQ
by Starling Tolliver, MD on
At the 2021 Skin of Color Update, Dr. Andrew Alexis hosted a panel discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), with dermatology powerhouses Dr. Susan Taylor and Dr. Klint Peebles. These two panelists have tirelessly advocated for their respective causes, advancement of knowledge within skin of color (SOC) and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, queer) health. Our first panelist …
10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Advocate for EDI in Dermatology
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
by Allison Sit on
So you recognize the need for equity, diversity, and inclusion in dermatology. While it may seem like true change is a long way off, what simple actions can you do right now to make an impact? Dermatologists who are addressing matters of equity, diversity, and inclusion were surveyed, and here are their suggestions: Become a mentor or preceptor to a high school, college, or medical student f …
Skin of Color Update 2021: Bigger & Better Than Ever!
Skin of Color Update
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Skin of Color Update, the largest medical education event focused on the dermatologic treatment of patients with skin of color, is expanding in 2021 with an additional half day of programming and pre-conference symposium. The event will be held virtually September 10-12 with the symposium on August 3. “The expanded program will allow us to address even more topics and provide more in-depth co …