by Allison Sit on
You’ve survived your first media interview. You may have even enjoyed it. But how do you become your area’s go-to expert on all things dermatology? Follow these six tips to becoming a trusted media source.
Always, always, always respond to reporter inquiries as soon as possible. While most print reporters have longer deadlines for their feature stories, TV reporters are typically …
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
Dr. Robins’ Ten Commandments presented by Dr. Perry Robins, ODAC Miami 2018
Pearls submitted by Dr. Misty Eleryan
Every physician doing dermatologic surgery should follow these Ten Commandments that Dr. Robins developed in his tenure as a dermatologic surgeon, and has imparted upon his numerous trainees.
1.) Take a thorough history
It’s important to know a patient’s medical history …
by KAREN MCNAMARA on
Your CV is your advocate.
It documents and credentials your accomplishments for someone who has never met you. It’s your pitch for an interview. Many hiring physicians are reading your CV on their phone! It must be concise, precise and easy to follow.
The first step is to provide current contact information, phone, personal email and LinkedIn public profile.
Next, Resident/intern/fe …
by Dr. Dendy Engelman on
What was the most important lessons I learned my first years out in practice?
Keep your eyes open, figuratively of course. In the field of medicine, things are changing so fast (yet so slow) so keep your eyes open and absorb every bit of information. Just because residency is over, it doesn’t mean you’re done with learning. Every 8 years, the amount of medical information doubles, so you ha …
by LINDSAY STROWD, MD on
Congrats! You have made it through years of hard training, passed the boards, and landed your first “real” job! For the majority of new dermatologists, their first job after residency will be in a private practice setting with a one- to two-year guaranteed salary. Below are some key areas to focus on in those early years in order to build a successful practice.
1. Grow your patient base
o Wh …