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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 …
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 Series: Skin Bias in Dermatology
Skin bias in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
The topic of disparities in the dermatologic care of skin of color is now receiving national attention in the consumer press. Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions, including: Is skin bias in dermatology endangering people of color? Why are dermatology images not more diverse? What should Black patients know before their next dermatology visit? Don’t be caught off guard wi …