Starting Residency? What dermatology thought leaders want you to know
Starting Residency
by Brianna Olamiju on
Starting Residency?  During the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series(now the Skin of Color Update), Next Steps correspondent, Brianna Olamiju, spoke with some of the top dermatology thought leaders about what you should know. What are three pieces of advice you would give to an individual entering dermatology residency? Dr. Ted Rosen: Work towards developingan area of significant expertis …
Dermatology Conferences After Residency
During residency, as a resident, you likely had key conferences you attended throughout your training. The main meeting that most residents get the opportunity to attend is the winter American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) conference. The AAD is the biggest annual dermatology meeting worldwide. It draws participants from all over the globe and is packed with educational and social content. Perha …
Spotlight On: Beth McLellan, MD
1. Why did you choose a career in dermatology? My stepfather worked for a pharmaceutical company that made dermatologic products. I went to my first AAD when I was in middle school, so that definitely planted the seed. During medical school, I loved how dermatologists got to be detectives and figure out complex cases that other specialties were stumped on. During my internship, I fell in love w …
I Wish I Had Known: How to Make the Most During Residency
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by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Hi! Good morning, I'm Naomi Dolly and I'm currently the fellow in Advanced Medical Dermatology at NYU Medical Center. I would like to talk to you today a little bit about your journey as a resident and some things that I [feel] that you should probably do or know while doing your residency. First of all, I know that I should congratulate you on becoming a resident. But just know that your jour …
I Wish I Had Known: Studying for the Boards
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Studying for the boards can be an incredibly stressful and daunting time. The Board exam is really a culmination of three years of intense dermatology training. You have been preparing for this exam throughout your entire residency. The weeks or months before the exam should be used as final preparation to review concepts or areas that you are rusty on or never properly learned. Be comfortable wit …