Chief Medical Editor's Message

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Our system of third-party payment has, for many years, struck me as fundamentally flawed.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The idea of tracking performance and rewarding better outcomes is coming to medicine.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The practice of medicine in general—and the practice of dermatology in particular—is changing rapidly (like everything else in the world).
Friday, January 20, 2017
Dermatologists’ accomplishments and their devotion to patients continue to amaze me.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Over the past 15 years, we have seen remarkable changes in our ability to care for patients with moderate to severe psoriasis. We can take people with horrific psoriasis and get them basically clear—without having to wrap them in tar or make them take time off of work.
Monday, November 21, 2016
I pity the dermatologist who doesn’t realize how good things are.
Friday, October 28, 2016
We should actively think about what we don’t see when drawing conclusions from such observations.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
It is election season for the American Academy of Dermatology.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Despite cultural, religious, and language differences, humans don’t seem to be so different when it comes to poor adherence to treatment.
Monday, July 18, 2016
There’s a saying, “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.” But we do it all the time. It is part of human nature.