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Lower Body Lift Following Massive Weight Loss by Dr. Kashyap, Delhi, India

Excessive, saggy skin of the abdomen, buttocks and thighs, is often a result of massive weight loss. This often happens after bariatric surgery or crash dieting. Thus can be surgically improved by circumferential excision of skin and fat, from the stomach and hip area as well as the back.

The procedure is called Lower Body Lift and results in a significant…

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Added by ajaya kashyap on May 25, 2019 at 4:47am — No Comments

Interview with Jennifer Huang, MD - Part II: Advice for Medical Students Applying to Dermatology Residency

Following is Part II: Advice for Medical Students Applying to Dermatology Residency, an interview with Jennifer Huang, MD - Attending Physician, Dermatology Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School. Michael Chang, a Harvard medical school student, conducted the interview.  Click…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 23, 2019 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Should Our Healthcare System Change the Way We Approach Atopic Dermatitis?

More patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) are seeking help from primary care physicians rather than dermatologists, a trend that only highlights the need to expand dermatology services for AD sufferers.

AD is very common among patients in the United States, reportedly…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2019 at 10:24am — No Comments

What Is Dermaplaning?

Med spa enthusiasts and beauty nerds are excited about dermaplaning, the latest skincare trend to sweep dermatologists’ offices. The procedure involves a surgical scalpel to remove dead skin and vellus…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2019 at 10:17am — No Comments

Inaugural UPMC Dermatology Brigade to Honduras

On March 25, 2019, the inaugural UPMC Dermatology Brigade set out to Tegucigalpa, Honduras with nine large boxes of medical supplies in tow, breaking ground as the first ever dermatology brigade to serve in Honduras. Months of preparation from applying to various grants, gathering over $12,000 in medical supplies, and preparing…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2019 at 10:09am — No Comments

UCSF’S Skin of Color Clinic Aims to End Racial Disparities in Dermatology

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has recently opened up a dermatology clinic specifically geared to address and treat patients of color.

Jenna Lester, MD, founded the “skin of color” clinic with the intention of creating an environment where people of color…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 18, 2019 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Should We Indulge in Prejuvination?

Prejuvination has become a staple term in millennial vocabulary. However, according to Dermatology Times, the practice has generated conflicting opinions among…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 18, 2019 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Post-Match Day Tips!

You are a final year medical student and just found out that you matched into dermatology residency.

CONGRATULATIONS!

All that hard work paid off. At dermRounds, we know what that hard work entailed -- long hours studying for Step 1 (and maybe Step 2), studying for shelf exams, doing research projects in your “free” time, publishing papers, taking on extra initiatives, making presentations for rounds or the wards, and more. You survived the…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on March 30, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

2019 AAD Election Results

The results from the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) election are back.

2020 President-Elect

Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, FAAD



2020 Vice President-Elect…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on March 25, 2019 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Preparing for Dermatology Residency

Written by Chen (Amy) Chen, M.D.

Dr. Chen (Amy) Chen is a dermatology resident at the UCSF School of Medicine Department of Dermatology and a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard College.

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How to Prepare For Dermatology Residency



This month, thousands of medical students across the country found out their match results and learned about their future specialties and…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 24, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Smokers with Melanoma Have Much Lower Survival Rates than Non-smokers

Smoking has always posed an array of long-term adverse side effects, and a new study from the University of Leeds only adds to the list of detrimental…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 15, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Does Acne Slow Down Skin Aging?

Women who suffer from acne might have delayed signs of skin aging than those who never had acne, according to a research letter published in the…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 15, 2019 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Dr. George Hruza delivers inspirational speech at the AAD Plenary Session

March 3, 2019, Washington, D.C. 



President of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Dr. George Hruza delivered a powerful and inspiring inaugural speech at the Plenary Session of the 2019 Annual AAD Meeting, three days prior to when his presidency began. Dr. Hruza has held many leadership positions in organizations such as…

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Added by Robin Miles on March 15, 2019 at 5:43pm — No Comments

The International Alliance for Global Health Dermatology (GLODERM) holds its inaugural meeting

Washington, D.C. - The International Alliance for Global Health Dermatology (GLODERM) was announced this month at the annual American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting. GLODERM was created to organize individuals focused on global health dermatology. It consists of physicians, professionals, trainees and other members to advance skin care provision to…

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Added by Robin Miles on March 11, 2019 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Update to Psoriasis Guidelines by the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psorasis Foundation

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) add two additional guidelines for the management and treatment of psoriasis.

The AAD is the largest organization of dermatologists in the world and the NPF is the largest psoriasis patient organization in the United…

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Added by Robin Miles on March 6, 2019 at 9:41am — No Comments

George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD starts his presidency of the AAD

Dr. George J. Hruza started his 1-year term as the president of the American Academy of Dermatology on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. He assumes the role as Dr. Suzanne Olbricht concludes her term as president. Dr. Hruza will be the president of the largest professional society for dermatologists. The AAD includes more than 20,000 dermatologists.

Dr.…

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Added by Robin Miles on March 6, 2019 at 9:39am — No Comments

Hire Professional Research Paper Editing Services for Ready Papers

Students many-a-times experience the problem of writing a good research paper and there may be various reasons for it. Either the topic given is tough or you may not be skilled to write the research paper. To all these solutions is to hire the professional research paper editing and there are many advantages to it. The research paper that you have written may not be perfect in terms of topic or it can have several grammatical errors in it, all these problems can be solved by the research…

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Added by The Science Editorium on March 6, 2019 at 5:57am — No Comments

How Dermatology Can Thrive with Social Media

Social media could serve as a key tool for preventing burnout, marketing services, and promoting healthy skin care practices, according to a recent paper…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 15, 2019 at 4:53pm — No Comments

New Program Teaches Female Dermatologists to Consider the Whole Body When it Comes to Skin Health

The Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) has recently launched the Total Women’s Health Through the Dermatology Gateway, a program that aims to teach dermatologists about how to approach women’s skin health through a…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 15, 2019 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Meet Joseph C. English, III, MD - University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Dermatology

Joseph C. English, III, MD has been a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Dermatology since 2003 and is currently the Medical Director of UPMC North Hills Dermatology, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Director of the UPMC Teledermatology Program. He has served as the Medical Director of the UPMC…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 8, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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