So what were the actual claim amounts against dermatologists in malpractice lawsuits?
According to the Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA), the payouts against dermatologists have dropped in recent years after rising between 1986 and 2005. The average indemnity payment was approximately $240,000 between 2006 and 2010 but previously was approximately $290,000 between 2001 and 2005.
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According to Dermatology World's Richard Nelson, the top 10 conditions that lead to lawsuits against dermatologists include:
1. Malignant neoplasms of the skin
6. Benign neoplasms of skin
7. Contact dermatitis or other eczema
8. Viral warts
9. Disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue - NOS
10. Plastic surgery, desire for
* SOURCE: Risk…Continue
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Tis the season for residency interviews. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to be prepared for! Go and nail one of those ~270 spots!
Why this program?
Why this city?
What are you looking for in a program?
What other programs are you considering?
If not derm, what would you do?
Tell me about yourself.
Tell me about a difficult situation you have been in.
Tell me about a medical case where an ethical problem came…
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(BOSTON) - Why do medical students choose dermatology? In a well done article in the NYTimes a few years back, the author explores why medical students go into dermatology. Even top medical students at elite universities such as Harvard Medical School (as covered in this article) choose dermatology over other fields such as primary care.
Read more at the NYTimes: …Continue
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Dermatologists & Plastic Surgeons are highly familiar with medical/surgical concepts and while many are incredibly talented and skilled in their craft, many to most are not qualified or really desirous of dissecting a complex legal document without the help of an attorney. So, put yourself in a candidate’s shoes for a moment. Imagine you have just interviewed with the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic. You have family in Rochester and your spouse has family in Cleveland. Both…Continue
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I am a huge fan of making sure my clients understand the importance of knowing the current dermatology placement marketbase. Heres Why....
Recruitment incentives continue to shape the physician recruitment marketplace. A review of dermatology recruitment for 2009/2010 demonstrates acceleration in the need for dermatologists and the demand for the specialty remains strong.
When this demand is coupled with a declining supply of dermatologists and mohs surgeons,…Continue
The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology are proud to host Advances in Dermatology, a symposium which targets practitioners caring for people with skin disease, including dermatologists,…Continue
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For a great resource in dermatology board review, check out this resource on iTunes - put this great derm board review resource on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod! Check it out...
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DNI and the Dermatology Nursing Journal will host the 2010 Annual Congress October 6-8, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Your company can plan to set up its exhibit display to reach, first-hand, the
decision-makers in dermatology. Sponsorships and program book
advertising are also available.…
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Save the Dates: October 6-8, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Mark your calendar and watch this space for more information about the 2010 Dermatology Nursing Institute Annual Congress at the spectacular
Caesars Palace. Plan now to attend.
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