Erythropoietic protoporphyria drug improves sun tolerance, burnout in derm residents, and more

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Dermatology is an academically rigorous specialty, which is a major source of stress for many residents. Daniel Mazori, MD, talks to Nadine Shabeeb, MD, MPH about dermatology resident wellness and burnout.

They discuss stressors for burnout in dermatology residents. “I do think that on a day-to-day basis the major stressor for me in residency is probably related to the amount of studying that we need to do,” Dr. Shabeeb reports. They also provide strategies for improving resident wellness by addressing the four areas of well-being.


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This week in dermatology news:

  1. Novel oral drug improves sunlight tolerance in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyra:
  2. Large study finds no link between TCI use, skin cancer in patients with AD:
  3. Hong Kong man gets COVID-19 twice:

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Hosts: Nick Andrews; Daniel R. Mazori, MD (State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn)

Guests: Nadine Shabeeb, MD, MPH (University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison)

Disclosures: Dr. Mazori and Dr. Shabeeb report no conflict of interest.

Show notes by: Alicia Sonners, Melissa Sears

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Vincent A. DeLeo, MD
Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, is from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York. He also is the editor in chief of Cutis and the author of more than 200 publications. He is a leading expert on contact dermatitis, sunscreens, and photosensitivity. Dr. DeLeo is a consultant for Estée Lauder.