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Editorial Highlights

 Please find all articles written by the Editorial Committee, published in our monthly newsletter.

2023 Articles

Personal Wealth Planning at all Career Stages Personal Wealth Planning at all Career Stages - By Cather McKay, MD
Mnemonics to Help Identify Melanoma Mnemonics to Help Identify Melanoma - By Julie Karen, MD
Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing In Dermatology Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing in Dermatology? - By Randie Kim, MD
Mnemonics to Help Identify Melanoma Breif Overview of Current Therapeutic Considerations in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus - By Morayo Adisa, MD

2022 Articles

Advances in Dermatology: 2022 in Review Advances in Dermatology: 2022 in Review - By Cather McKay MD, FAAD
Gratitude Gratitude - Sara Hylwa, MD
Innovation in Dermatology Innovation in Dermatology: A Spotlight on Dr. Kachiu Leeand the Virtual Magic WandTM Program - Morgan Murphrey, MD, MS
Eleven Tips for Efficiency Eleven Tips for Efficiency - Azeen Sadeghian, MD
Volunteer Work in Dermatology - Cather McKay, MD
7 Easy Habits to Conquer Public Speaking - Azeen Sadeghian, MD
The Importance and Value for Physicians and Patients in Engagement with Patient Foundations - Brittney Schultz, MD
The Doctor-Patient Relationship - Miesha Merati, MD
Emotional Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters - Morgan Murphrey, MD
Breaking Down How to Break into Social Media - Lori Fiessinger, MD
Did IPMG Break Its Pledge to Improve iPLEDGE? Tips to Help You Navigate the New Website - Susan Massick, MD
Pearls for Conquering a New Goal - WDS Editorial Committee

2021 Articles

Advances in Dermatology: A Year in Review - Cather McKay, MD
An Overview of COVID's Impact on Dermatology - Julie Karen, MD
Fueling the Pipeline: Dermatology Mentorship for Underrepresented Minority Students - Susan Massick, MD
Watch Your Back: Improving Your Posture and the Ergonomics of Clinic to Prevent Back Pain - Cather McKay, MD
Practical Tips for Reducing EMR Fatigue - Azeen Sadeghian, MD
Bias and Dermatology: Critically Evaluating and Actively Addressing Our Biases - Morgan Murphrey, MD
Key Takeaways and Book Review: Atomic Habits by James Clear - Azeen Sadeghian, MD
Online Reviews of Dermatologists: Friend or Foe? - Miesha Merati, MD
Social Media and Dermatology: A Relationship That Is More Than Skin Deep - Shadi Damanpour, MD
Real Life Tips/Tricks for Living with Pemphigus and Other Blistering Diseases: An Interview with Becky Strong - Brittney Schultz, MD
"I'm Uncomfortable!": A Guide to Dealing with Discomfort at Work - Reid Waldman, MD
A Life Coach's Guide to Getting the Career Balance You Want - Sara Dill, MD


2020 Articles

Advances in Dermatology: A Year in Review - Cather McKay, MD

Rediscovering Your Passion: Lessons Learned in a Southern Garden - Azeen Sadeghian, MD, FAAD

Bridging the Wellness Gap: The Development of a Resident and Faculty Led Wellness Committee - Audrey Jacobsen, MD,  Lori Fiessinger, MD

How To Negotiate Your Next Job, Raise, or Kid’s Bedtime - Samantha Schneider, MD

My First Name is Doctor - Shawna A. Flanagan, MD, FAAD

Think Like a Project Manager to Succeed in Medicine - Azeen Sadeghian, MD, FAAD

Read and Recommend During Social Distancing - Jennifer Sorrell, MD

WDS President Spotlight: Dr. Molly Hinshaw - Shadi Damanpour, MD

Tips on Achieving Work-Life Balance from Dr. Wilma F. Bergfeld - Shilpi Khetarpal, MD

Pearls from the 2020 WDS Forum - Kathleen Hectorne, MD

How to Make a Difference with WDS - Samantha Schneider, MD


2019 Articles

Advances in Dermatology: A Year in Review - Cather McKay, MD, FAAD

Cultural Expectations and Hair Loss -  Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD and Brianna De Souza, MD 

Pearls for Giving Effective Feedback -  Azeen Sadeghian, MD, FAAD

Managing Your Time in a Digital World -  Lori Fiessinger, MD

The Art of Chemical Peeling - Seaver Soon, MD

Milan Travel Tips for the World Congress - Jennifer Sorrell, MD

The Power of Analogies in Dermatology - Nicole Rogers, MD

Practical Tips for Discussing Tattoos with Patients - Walter Liszewski, MD

WDS Member Spotlight: Drs. Susan and Allison Weinkle - Shawna Flanagan, MD 

WDS Member Spotlight: E. Nikki Pritchett, MD, MPH - Samantha Schneider, MD


2018 Articles

Managing Acne in Patients Recieving Masculinizing Hormone Therapy - Dustin H. Marks, BS, Matthew Mansh, MD

Keeping your Child’s Winter Dry Skin in Check: Tips From Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. Sheilagh Maguiness - Ronda S. Farah, MD

Lactation Considerations for the New Mother - Laurel Wessman, MD, Sarah Harvey, MD, Carrie Terrell, MD, Ronda Farah, MD

How to Own Your Time - Dr. Azeen Sadeghian, MD, FAAD

Spotlight on Esteemed WDS Member, Dr. Amy Paller - Kate Oberlin, MD

The "Business" of Dermatology - Shawna A. Flanagan, MD

Finding Serenity - Samantha Schneider, MD

A Female Dermatologist's Guide to Being a Leader - Azeen Sadeghian, MD

4 Key Takeaways from the AAD 2018 Annual Meeting - Kachiu Lee, MD, MPH & Mara Weinstein Velez, MD

Reads and Recommends: Highlight on Author Liane Moriarty - Jennifer Sorrell, MD

Travel Tips for Upcoming Dermatology Meetings - Dr. Jennifer Sorrell, MD


Pre-2018 Articles

Pain Management in Dermatology - Hillary Johnson-Jahangir, MD, PhD - 2017

Diverse Perspectives - Marcelyn Coley, MD - 2017

Mentorship - Jennifer Sorrell, MD - 2017

Acne Guidelines for Pediatric Patients - Christina Lawson - 2016

An Update on Melasma and Innovative Management Options - Ronda Farah, MD featuring Dr. Seemal R. Desai - 2016

Benign Skin Neoplasm in Pediatrics - Christina Lawson - 2016

Contemplating Cosmetic Surgery - Cheryl Burgess, MD, FAAD - 2016

Foods That Make You Look Younger - Patricia Farris, MD - 2016

Managing an Autistic Patient - Maithily A. Nandedkar, MD

Pediatrics: Lice - Susan Taylor, MD

Sensitive Skin - Cheryl Burgess, MD, FAAD

Skin of Color: Common Skin Disorders - Susan Taylor, MD

Skin of Color: Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) - Susan Taylor, MD

Unusual Immediate Post-Partum Dermatology Complications - Maithily A. Nandedkar, MD

Zika Virus and Pregnancy: An Update - Marcelyn Coley, MD