Mindfulness can be integrated in dermatology management and has been demonstrated in research to improve clearance of conditions for patients and to improve anxiety and depression that patients experience associated with their skin...
A 75-year-old man went to the doctor complaining of many blanching patches that had developed over the last several days as the weather turned cold again. The lesions formed a symmetric reticular pattern across his legs and feet. He...
A 52-year-old woman who spent much of her spare time gardening went to the doctor after noticing a mottled blanching patch on the sides and front of her neck and superior chest. She had noticed the rash months earlier, but it had...
Jeffrey M Suchniak, M.D., decided to make a home and career in rural North Carolina. Here, he shares his decision, the pros and cons he has confronted, and he offers advice to colleagues who may consider a similar move.
The legality of pricing disparity between insured and uninsured patients is decided on a state-by-state basis. Be aware that differential billing policies can violate state consumer protection statutes.
A disruptive physician isn’t necessarily aggressive in an obviously obnoxious way. The disruption may come from behaving in a way that interferes with others’ work, not communicating across specialties or teams, or failing to give or...
Good for more than a morning meal, oatmeal soothes angry skin, relieves itching, and even has an antimicrobial effect.
As opposed to trying to balance personal and professional commitments, dermatologists should align values and strengths and build their lives around these. One expert explains how one’s passion can translate to work.

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Melanie Palm, MD, MBA

Melanie D. Palm, M.D., is director of Art of Skin MD in Solana Beach, Calif.

Zoe Diana Draelos, MDCOSMETIC CONUNDRUMS

Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., investigator, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, N.C., is a Dermatology Times adviser.

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD

Dr. Goldberg is Director of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey, Director of Mohs Surgery and laser research, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School.

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