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Videos
In the Resident Round Up video series, dermatology residents share their experiences and offer tips and advice for current and future residents. This series is created in partnership with GW School of Medicine. In part 1 and 2, Blair Allais, MD, and Jessica Kalen, MD, discuss their experiences transitioning from first year to second year residents and how to study successfully.
The Dermatologist®, has formed a collaborative partnership with George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Department of Dermatology.
Videos
In part 4 and 5 of this video series, Dr Adam Friedman, Dr Ilana Rosman, and Dr Kamaria Nelson discuss the need for residency program transparency and the importance of cultural sensitivity and addressing racial bias in residency programs.
Videos
In part 3 of this video series, Dr Adam Friedman, Dr Ilana Rosman, and Dr Kamaria Nelson discussed important changes that need to be made in order to improve the application process for dermatology residency programs, particularly for underrepresented students.
Videos
A study conducted by researchers in the Department of Dermatology at George Washington (GW) Medical School highlighted how residency program directors perceived the change of the Step 1 scoring system to pass/fail. In this video series, Dr Adam Friedman, Dr Ilana Rosman, and Dr Kamaria Nelson discuss the impact of this change on future dermatology resident applicants, and what is needed to assist future resident applicants
Derm Q&A
When it comes to dermatology fellowship programs, accessible information may be the difference between candidates applying or not applying to their perfect “match.” Chapman Wei, BS, and Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, discuss the importance of dermatology programs updating their websites to include more thorough descriptions and information regarding their programs, especially in the context of the current pandemic.
Podcast
Patients with cancer who participated in an oncodermatology clinic reported improved quality of life while undergoing treatment, according to a recent study published by researchers at George Washington (GW) Medical School. Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Oncodermatology Clinic, discussed this study with The Dermatologist, as well as areas of future research to improve patient care and the impact of COVID-19 on caring for these patients.
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