Dr. Judy C. Washington shows URM physicians how to lead
She imparts a shared experience of being a minority in the field and helps prepare them for the challenges of facing racism.
Looking back on retinoid discovery and development with Dr. James Leyden
Leslie S. Baumann, MD, interviews James J. Leyden, MD, about his research contributions in dermatology, including the development of retinoids for...
Pediatric dermatology: Reflecting on 50 years
The field of pediatric dermatology has evolved and matured rapidly.
Experts reflect on the past 50 years of lasers in dermatology
“Laser therapy has completely revolutionized the field of dermatology and has completely revolutionized the way we practice medicine,” Dr. Mathew...
Visionary reflects on the importance of teamwork in advancing technology
“It took us a while to understand the capabilities of pulsed lasers in that they could confine injury to small spots and treat multiple areas at...
Innovator banks on ‘truly smart’ robotic lasers in dermatology
“I wouldn’t be surprised if 30 years from now, taking a skin biopsy is seemingly barbaric,” Dr. R. Rox Anderson said.
The interesting history of dermatologist-developed skin care
If we do not discover, research, patent, and develop efficacious skin care products, someone else will do it.
Marked improvements seen for women in dermatology since the 1970s
It’s a different and better world, Dr. Bergfeld and other women dermatologists said, but one in which women must continue to mentor other women...
ID dermatology: Advancements, but new challenges, over 50 years
One of the biggest wins for ID dermatology over the last 5 decades has been herpes. It started with the approval of acyclovir in 1981.
Dermatology therapies evolve as disease knowledge and investment grow
There was a time when “almost every drug was more or less a hand-me-down” developed first for cancer or other diseases.
50 years of growth: More dermatologists, more demand
Despite a 400% increase in supply since 1970, “dermatologists alone have been unable to meet increasing patient demand for dermatologic services...