Patient Care

How to Get the Most out of Teledermatology Visits
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. George Han  (Vice President of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, member of the board of directors of the New York State Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, and member of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation), who offers tips on better directing pa …
Dos & Don’ts of Industry Relationships
industry relationships in dermatology
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
Unfortunately for many residency graduates, a lot of the decisions regarding interactions with industry such as pharmaceutical and medical device sales forces have been made into policies. These are often parallel to the strictures of parents attempting to shelter their children from what is socially perceived as “evil” or “influential,” and in many instances has led to the development …
The Opposite of Burnout
The Many Faces of Burnout
by Andrea Murina, MD on
Burnout can take many shapes and forms, and often times, identifying the risk factors leading up to it can be tricky. This series will explore the many faces of burnout by offering different perspectives from a panel of experts who presented at the AAD 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington DC. We kicked off the series last week with Dr. Elizabeth (Lisa) Swanson's advice on how to treat and prevent bur …
Avoid Physician Burnout: “I Don’t Know” – The Sign of a Confident Doctor
Physician Burnout
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
Avoid Physician Burnout “I don’t know.” It’s a phrase that is near and dear to my heart. In medical school, we were told it was the go-to phrase when we didn’t know the answer to a question. After all, we were medical students. How much could anyone really expect us to know? What is the diagnosis? “I don’t know.” What is the etiology? “I don’t know.” What is the first- …
Bringing Teledermatopathology to Malawi
An Interview with the Derm from the Heart Grant Awardees In 2015, Travis Morrell, MD, MPH and Ashley Hamstra, MD were awarded the Dermatologist from the Heart grant giving them the opportunity to bring a teledermatopathology lab to Malawi, Africa.   The Dermatologist from the Heart grant program is sponsored by La Roche-Posay and dedicated to young dermatologists committed to making their s …