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Nine states have no board-certified pediatric dermatologist, analysis reveals

Key clinical point: There is a maldistribution of board-certified pediatric dermatologists in the United States.

Major finding: There was not a single pediatric dermatologist in 73 out of 158 counties (46%) with over 100,000 children.

Study details: A cross-sectional analysis of national data that included 317 pediatric dermatologists.

Disclosures: The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.


Ashrafzadeh S et al. SPD 2020.