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Maria A. Leszczynska, MD, Sasha D. Jaquez, PhD, Lucia Z. Diaz, MD
Bullying is common in childhood, and children with visible skin conditions can be highly vulnerable. Dermatologists can play a critical role into helping their pediatric patients through early screening and management.
Rasna Kaur Neelam, Contributing Writer, Taylor Jamerson, Contributing Writer
Recent anti-racism movements have accentuated the longstanding need for increased training on darker skin types. The Skin of Color Society and its members are making strides in helping all dermatologists improve their knowledge.
Samantha Hunt, BS, Kurt A. Ashack, MD
Between the summer weather and closure of gyms due to COVID-19, athletes are taking up running more than ever before. Dermatologists should keep in mind these common cutaneous running injuries with their next patients.
Michael Sherling, MD, MBA
Dermatology is an ideal specialty and has the tools available to integrate telemedicine into everyday practice, both as a short-term solution and long-term modality. Keep in mind these tips for getting your teledermatology service up and running now and into the future.
Bobby Buka, MD, JD
Value-based care is increasingly common in other specialties of medicine, but in dermatology, defining successful patient outcomes may be too variable for this revenue model to be effective.
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
Coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, may still be novel to the dermatology community, but research since its initial appearance in humans have elucidated some of the mystery around the virology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2.
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
As the next generation of students and residents begin their careers in dermatology, multimedia is helping deliver education in new engaging formats, from social networks to videos and podcasts.
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
Across various fields of medicine, telehealth has shown success with patient access and satisfaction. A new clinical trial, which partners a research firm and a major academic center, seeks to demonstrate equivalent outcomes between teledermatology and traditional in-person care.
Patients are increasingly turning to “natural” and “clean” cosmeceuticals to address their skin care concerns outside of the doctor’s office. The Dermatologist discussed these products with Dr Carl Thornfeldt and scratched the surface on their role within dermatology.
Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD
As cosmetic procedures continue to grow in popularity, so too does the number of patients who experience adverse events from ill-equipped or undereducated providers treating skin of color. Dermatologists need to expand their knowledge of darker Fitzpatrick skin types in order to effectively treat these patients. 
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