Navigating your career

Weighing Your Values: Time vs Money
Time vs MoneyNo one I know decided to become a physician to be rich or famous. It’s a calling and a passion and we’re fighting hard to keep it that way. Being a dermatologist is a little different than many other fields of medicine because we also have a subset of us that practice aesthetic medicine as part or all of our area of expertise. The draw to aesthetics, selling products and performing procedures …
Time vs Money
The Importance of Networking in Dermatology
networkingSo, you have made it. No longer a resident, you are now a rising star in one of the best fields of medicine. You are an overachiever and tireless perfectionist. But, you realize that now you have become a small fish in the big pond. What are some tactics that will help you become a big fish? Network… It’s vital to be self-determined, proactive and resourceful when networking. Unlike busines …
Developing Constructive Relationships with Industry
Industry RelationshipsUnfortunately for numerous residency graduates, many of the decisions regarding interactions with pharmaceutical and medical device sales forces have been put into policies. These are often parallel to the strictest of parents attempting to shelter their children from what is socially perceived as “evil” or “influential,” which in many instances has led to the development of very poor rela …
Industry Relationships