Voices

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Drs. David and Darius Mehregan continue the mission and work started by their father and Hermann Pinkus.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
He committed his life to service and as such, taught the art of medicine by example as he served the poor.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The collaboration of advocacy groups, physician–scientists and patients is crucial in advancing treatments and finding a cure for ichthyosis.
Monday, May 12, 2014
You may not think of joint pain when examining your patients. But, there’s a good chance that as many as 1 in 3 of your psoriasis patients has or will develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic, inflammatory arthritis that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons. Here are 5 things you should know about this disease.   
Monday, April 14, 2014
Dermatologists play an undeniably important role in maintaining good health and a large part of that is by sharing their knowledge with their patients. For some, a visit to the dermatologist, however, might be like a scene from the Peanuts. How? In the Peanuts videos, we can hear the children speaking plainly, but any time an adult speaks all we hear is a muted “wah, wa-wah, wa-wah.” That is what patients — adults and children alike — often hear when their doctor tells them “You have cancer.” The doctor thinks he or she is sharing critical, and potentially lifesaving, information about next steps and treatment options, but all the patient hears is background noi
Monday, March 10, 2014
An excellent read on the life of Sir William Osler can be found in Charles S. Bryan’s Osler: Inspirations from a Great Physician.1  Here are some important take-home messages, includ time management, finding a calling, seeking out mentors, and more. 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Dermatology associations and the Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus continue to educate clinicians and lawmakers on the importance of initiatives to prevent and detect skin cancer.  
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Canadian medical educator Sir William Osler (1849-1919) is, in my opinion, one of the most influential English-speaking physicians in the history of  Western medicine. Following postgraduate training in England and Europe, he taught medicine and pathology at many institutions including McGill University and the University of Pennsylvania, and was the first professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University in 1889. In 1905, Osler became Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford. 
Monday, October 24, 2016
The Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance helps children with skin diseases via collaborative research. 
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
As treatment progresses for epidermolysis bullosa, a need for dermatologists who treat adults with the disorder exists.