skin of color dermatology

September 2021 JDD Issue | Special Focus on Aesthetics
aesthetic treatment
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With a special focus on aesthetics, the September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding editorial line-up with original articles, features and case reports on topics ranging from soft tissue fillers, non-surgical eyebrow rejuvenation, new topical treatment for keloid scars to mask use during the COVID-19 pandemic causing undesirable post-operative complications and …
10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Advocate for EDI in Dermatology
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
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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 …
A Candid Conversation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Dermatology
Equity Diversity and Inclusion
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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 …
Acne Scar Treatments: The Expert Weighs In
Acne Scar Treatments
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New Beauty recently published an article on the latest in acne scar treatments. What are the newest developments in treating acne scars, and what should dermatologists keep in mind when treating patients with skin of color? For an expert opinion on the current and future landscape of acne scar treatments, I contacted dermatologist DiAnne Davis, MD, FAAD, a cosmetic dermatologist in Dallas. Wha …
Evaluation of a Skin of Color Curriculum for Dermatology Residents
skin of color curriculum
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Introduction The term “skin of color” generally refers to individuals from a broad group of racial and ethnic backgrounds including, but not limited to, Black, Asian, Latinx, American Indian, and Pacific Islander, as well as those of mixed race.1 According to the U.S. Census, the population will increase to comprise over 50% persons of color by the year 2042.2 However, the demographics …