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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

Dermatologist Career Opportunity @ Facebook

Ever want to work at Facebook - as a physician, specifically a dermatologist!?

Check out this posting from Crossover Health - Crossover Health is a healthcare organization redefining how healthcare is practiced, delivered, and financed. We design and deliver the inspiring environments,…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on September 22, 2017 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Dermatologist Salary, Wage, Compensation Data from 2016

How did dermatologists do in terms of salary, wage, and compensation across geographic regions in the USA for 2016.  Check out data from Medscape.

Source (posted for educational purposes and benefit of members): Medscape Compensation Report for Dermatologists…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on December 31, 2016 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Spotlight: Dr. Peter Lio

As part of our desire to spotlight leaders in the field of dermatology, the following is the second of a two-part article on Peter Lio, MD, FAAD, an expert in Atopic Dermatitis.  Dr. Lio is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and a physician with …

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on February 9, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

"Proof" that Sunscreen reduces aging

(SOURCE: CNN) - According to the latest research, there is evidence that sunscreen does more than just protecting against melanoma or sunburns.  But as suspected, sunscreen reduces aging which includes symptoms of wrinkling, spotting, and lost of skin integrity.  Over 900 participants were followed for 4 years+ and results showed significant results.  To read more, please visit: …

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on June 4, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

PHARMA CEOs ADDRESS DERMATOLOGY COMMUNITY AT AT ORLANDO DERMATOLOGY AESTHETIC & CLINICAL CONFERENCE

Orlando, FL, January 22, 2013 ­-- With record-breaking attendance of over

800 attendees, the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical (ODAC)

conference proudly welcomed three leading executive officers to its 10th

annual program, which opened yesterday at the Omni ChampionsGate in

Orlando, Florida.



To kick off the conference, BILL HUMPHRIES, President & CEO, MERZ, INC.,

JOHN KOCONIS, President & CEO, LEO PHARMA, INC, and J. MICHAEL…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on January 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Play the Diagnostic Champions’ Challenge for a Chance to Win Real Gold!

Can you recognize a patient's malady quickly and correctly? Then face-off against your peers – test your skills in a battle for diagnostic supremacy and go for the gold. Yes, real gold!

The first week of the Diagnostic Champions’ Challenge has now begun on our partner site ConsultantLive –…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on April 18, 2012 at 2:41am — No Comments

Malpractice Claims against Dermatologists - Latest Statistics - Part 2

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.  

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on January 15, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Malpractice Claims against Dermatologists - Latest Statistics - Part 1

According to Dermatology World's Richard Nelson, the top 10 conditions that lead to lawsuits against dermatologists include:

1.  Malignant neoplasms of the skin

2.  Acne

3.  Dyschromia

4.  Psoriasis

5.  Melanoma

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…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on January 15, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Dermatology Residency Interviews - Frequently Asked Questions

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 derm?

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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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on December 24, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

Why Medical Students Choose Dermatology as a Medical Specialty

(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: …

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on December 2, 2011 at 11:41pm — No Comments

ASDS Cutting Edge Research Grant Program (CERG) -2012

In 2012, up to $100,000 of grants will be awarded ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 per recipient. Awards will be announced at the ASDS Annual Meeting, October 11-14, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Research must be of specific relevance to dermatologic surgery and/or cutaneous oncology. This is a competitive award program for research projects not funded by other sources. This year, the ASDS Research Work Group has made a special request for investigator research…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on November 24, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

Michael Jackson's Dermatologist, Dr. Klein, speaks out against allegations of wrong doing

BEVERLY HILLS, California (MECURY NEWS) —In this interview, the dermatologist to the stars and celebrities, Dr. Arnold Klein in Beverly Hills, California speaks out against all the charges made by Conrad Murray's defense team during the now infamous trial. Charges include but not limited to the fact that Dr. Klein got Michael Jackson addicted to Demerol. Read full article at Mercury News

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on October 15, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

"Real Skin" Videos and Series launched by Celebrity Dermatologist from UCLA

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Oct 13, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Gene Rubinstein, Clinical Instructor at UCLA and Director of the Dermatology & Laser Centre of Studio City is thrilled to introduce his latest project, "Reel Skin." In an entertaining series of cleverly designed webisodes, Dr. Rubinstein teams up with Manny on the Streetz to find real people with real questions about their skin, and he is giving them the answers they have been waiting for! The… Continue

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on October 13, 2011 at 6:28pm — No Comments

George Cotsarelis New Chair of Dermatology at Penn

George Cotsarelis, MD has been appointed chair of the Department of Dermatology. Cotsarelis succeeds John Stanley, MD, under whose leadership the department has consistently ranked in the top tier of dermatology departments in terms of NIH grant funding, publications, and academic leadership positions.



An internationally recognized expert in hair and scalp disorders,… Continue

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on October 13, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Galderma Dermatology in Review

 

Looking for the Galderma Dermatology In-Review Practice Exam and Study System? For complimentary access, check out the link - http://dermatologyinreview.com/Galderma/

 

 

 

The Study Guide includes:

- Comprehensive content revised and updated for this…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on August 30, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Melanoma Detection App for the iPhone

Yes, there is an app for that too!  Now you can detect whether a mole is suspicious for melanoma using your iPhone.  iDermatologist is now available for the iPhone!  To learn more, visit Skinscan.

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on June 28, 2011 at 1:05am — No Comments

Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening at NYU

The Charles C. Harris Skin & Cancer Unit at Tisch Hospital celebrates



National Melanoma/ Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month



Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening



Thursday May 5, 2011



1:30 PM - 5:00 PM





Location:



NYU Langone Medical Center

Charles C. Harris Skin & Cancer Pavilion

550 First Avenue

New York, NY 10016



Join us for this free skin cancer screening in collaboration with the… Continue

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on April 23, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

NYU Advances in Dermatology

 

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, dermatologic surgeons, and residents in dermatology.  

The 2011…

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Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on April 22, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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