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2023

  • Winter

    • Feature: Pearls for an excellent job search by Kristen Chen, MD

    • Race for the Case: Winter 2023 by Andrea Paola Caro Muñiz, MD, and Eduardo-Michelin Gomez, MD

    • Boards Fodder: Hair transplantation (PDF) by Rahul Nanda, MD, and Thusanth Thuraisingam, MD, PhD, FAAD

    • Clinical pearls: Seborrheic dermatitis (PDF) by Maryam Safaee, MD, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Doubling up on learning by Kala Hurst, DO

    • Inside this issue: Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS

  • Fall

    • Feature: Straightening Things Out: Answering important questions about ergonomics

    • Race for the Case: Fall 2023 by Andrea Paola Caro Muñiz, MD, and Marely Santiago Vázquez, MD, FAAD

    • Boards Fodder: Ticks: Common associated organisms and diseases by Emily Ptasnik, DO, and Alexis Buffington, DO

    • Resident timeline (PDF) by Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS, and Kristen Chen, MD

    • Clinical pearls: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (PDF) by Larisa J. Geskin, MD, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Challenge and reward by Anthony B. Mak, MD, PhD, FRCPC, DABD

    • Inside this issue: Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS

  • Summer

    • Feature: What residents need to know about genital skin exams by Harry Dao Jr., MD, FAAD, Christina N. Kraus, MD, FAAD, and Amylee Martin, MD 

    • Race for the Case: Summer 2023 by Shiri Nawrocki, MD, and Pooja Srivastava, MD 

    • Boards Fodder: Atypical fibroxanthoma (PDF) by Davis C. Diamond, MD, Silas M. Money, MD, and Matthew D. Belcher, MD, FAAD, FACMS  

    • Clinical pearls: DRESS syndrome (PDF) by José Dario Martinez, MD, IFAAD 

    • Resident Life: Mentorship takes many forms by Anisha Guda, MD  

    • Inside this issue: Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS 

  • Spring

    • Feature: What residents need to know about psoriasis – Part 2, by Brad Glick, DO, MPH, FAAD, and George Han, MD, PhD, FAAD

    • Race for the Case: Spring 2023 by Eduardo Michelen Gómez, MD and Karina Cancel-Artau, MD

    • Boards Fodder: Cryosurgery (PDF) by Emily Ptasnik, DO, and Chiara Rosenbaum, DO, MS

    • Clinical pearls: Inpatient dermatology (PDF) by Lindy P. Fox, MD, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Strong bonds created in residency by Alicia O’Connor, MBBS, BAppSc(PHTY), MPH, FACD

    • Inside this issue: Naomi Briones, MD

2022

  • Winter

    • Feature: What residents need to know about psoriasis by Brad Glick, DO, MPH, FAAD, and George Han, MD, PhD, FAAD

    • Race for the Case: Winter 2022 by Eduardo Michelen Gómez, MD and Marely Santiago-Vázquez, MD, FAAD

    • Boards Fodder: Procedural modalities for scar revision (PDF) by Michael J. Visconti, DO, Emily R. Davis, DO, and Kent J. Krach, MD, FAAD

    • Clinical pearls: Atopic dermatitis (PDF) by Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Freedom Ink restores dignity to community lives by Aili Swan, DO

    • Inside this issue: Naomi Briones, MD

  • Fall

    • Feature: Should I stay or should I go? Choosing a career path after residency by Tanya Greywal, MD, FAAD

    • Race for the Case: Fall 2022 by Hesham Alshaikh, MD, and Alison Bailey, MD

    • Boards Fodder: Antiseptics and sterilization methods (PDF) by Stephanie Saridakis, DO, and Morgan Amigo, MD

    • Clinical pearls: Scar revision pearls (PDF) by H. William Higgins II, MD, MBE, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Mentorship matters by Pallavi Basu, MD

    • Inside this issue: Naomi Briones, MD

  • Summer

    • Feature: The road beyond residency: What I wish I’d known by Dean Monti, MFA

    • Race for the Case: Summer 2022 by Marely Santiago-Vázquez, MD, and Xavier Sánchez, MDFAAD, is an

    • Boards Fodder: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (PDF) by Kristina M. Lim, DO, Emily Chea McEldrew, DO, and Cynthia L. Bartus, MD, FAAD, FACMS

    • Clinical pearls: Patch test pearls (PDF) by Peggy Wu, MD, MPH, FAAD, and Marjorie Montanez-Wiscovich, MD, PhD, FAAD

    • Resident Life: Boston and beyond! Residents buzz about AAD meetings by Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS

    • Inside this issue: Naomi Briones, MD

  • Spring

    • Feature: The boards: What to expect, by Brian J. Simmons, MD, FAAD\

    • Race for the Case: Spring 2022 by François Lagacé, MD, and Zeinah AlHalees, MD

    • Boards Fodder: Electrical Hemostasis by Michael J. Visconti, DO, Zac Zheng, DO, and Kent J. Krach, MD, FAAD

    • Clinical pearls: Infantile hemangioma by Latanya T. Benjamin, MD, FAAD, FAAP

    • Resident Life: Bonding is a ladder to success at UVA by Diana Mannschreck, MD

    • Inside this issue: Taylor Gray, DO

2021

2020

  • Winter

  • Fall

    • Feature: Developing a learning style by Sharon Jacob, MD

    • Boards Fodder: Cutaneous smooth muscle tumors (PDF download)

    • Clinical pearls: Laser considerations (PDF download) by Anna Ortiz, MD

    • Resident Life: Caring for their own

    • Race for the Case: Fall 2020 by Angelia Stepien, DO, and Preetha Kamath, MD

    • Inside this issue: Rachel Wheatley, MD

  • Summer

    • Feature: Top five financial strategies for dermatology residents

    • Boards Fodder: Grafts

    • Clinical pearls: Pearls for phototherapy

    • Resident Life: A global pandemic – a global response

    • Race for the Case: Summer 2020

    • Inside this issue: Meet the new resident advisors

  • Spring

    • Feature: Moving beyond residency

    • Boards Fodder: Genetic mutations

    • Boards Fodder (online exclusive): Testable fibrous and fibrohistiocytic proliferations of the skin: Facts and buzzwords

    • Clinical pearls: Pearls for autoimmune bullous dermatoses

    • Resident Life: Breakfast beats burnout

    • Race for the Case: Spring 2020

    • Inside this issue: Tara Oetken, MD

2019

  • Winter

    • Feature: Coding basics for residents: diagnostic and procedural coding

    • Boards Fodder: Head and neck lesions of the infant

    • Boards Fodder (online exclusive): Biologics update 2019

    • Clinical pearls: Pediatric considerations

    • Race for the Case: Winter 2019

    • AAD Annual Meeting in Denver: preview for residents

    • Inside this issue: Tara Oetken, MD

  • Fall

    • Feature: Coding basics: What residents need to know

    • Boards Fodder: Non-syndromic ichthyoses

    • Clinical pearls: Starting out in dermatopathology

    • Resident Life Hack: Embracing change

    • Race for the Case: Fall 2019

    • Inside this issue: Tara Oetken, MD

  • Summer

    • Feature: Navigating your first employment contract

    • Boards Fodder: Skin grafts

    • Clinical pearls: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

    • Resident Life Hack: UMass Skin Cancer Screenings

    • Race for the Case: Summer 2019

    • Inside this issue: Tara Oetken, MD

  • Spring

    • Feature: Passing the hurdles of journal publication

    • Boards Fodder: Surgical instruments

    • Clinical pearls: Contact dermatitis

    • Resident Life Hack: Like minds

    • Race for the Case: Spring 2019

    • Inside this issue: Tara Oetken, MD

2018

  • Spring

    • The power of service

    • Boards Fodder: Vaccines in dermatology

    • Career Case Study: Academic dermatology

    • Time Saving Tip: The art of pairing

    • Act now! Service opportunities for residents

  • Summer

    • Pregnant pause: The expected (and unexpected) aspects of expecting during residency

    • Boards Fodder: Disorders of dyschromia (hypo- and hyperpigmentation)

    • Career Case Study: Dermatopathology

    • Child care during residency: what you should know

  • Fall

    • Disability Insurance 101

    • Boards Fodder: infectious diseases of genitalia

    • Career Case Study: Pursuing a career path in surgery

    • Driving and didactics: Making the most of travel time

  • Winter

    • Gaining clinical confidence

    • Boards Fodder: Biopsy techniques

    • Career case study: Pursuing a career in a hospital environment

    • Resident Life Hack: A healthy support system

2017

  • Spring

    • Avoid these mistakes for a blemish-free resume

    • The life of a Mohs specialist

    • Boards Fodder: Photosensitivity Disorders

  • Summer

    • Where are you in the resident life cycle?

    • Boards Fodder: Danger Zones and Relevant Anatomy

    • The growth of the cosmetic career path

  • Fall

    • All things considered — a primer on contracts for residents

    • Boards Fodder: Monitoring Systemic Dermatology Medications

    • The pediatric dermatology career path

  • Winter

    • Self-made financial health

    • Boards Fodder: Update in Melanoma Therapies

    • Career Case Study: Medical Dermatology

    • Prioritizing debt: What to pay off first

    • Pedicures and publications: Keeping up on evidence-based medicine

2016

  • Spring

    • Reaction patterns: Boards study tips

    • New Boards Fodder: Granulomas

    • Join Camp Discovery Residents Challenge

  • Summer

    • Learning how to learn

    • New Boards Fodder: Flaps

    • Registration open: 2016 Legislative Conference

  • Fall

    • Keeping financially afloat during residency

    • New Boards Fodder: Neonatal Ichthyosis & Infectious Diseases

  • Winter

    • Seeing double: Adapting resident pathology for the big (and small) screen

    • Boards Fodder: Most Common Cutaneous Metastasis

    • Changes in reimbursement are coming, are you prepared?

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