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Editorial Highlights

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

2024 Articles

Melanoma: Recent Advances and Future Possibilities Melanoma: Recent Advances and Future Possibilities - By Cather McKay, MD FAAD
Consumer Alert Consumer Alert - Is Your OTC Benzoyl Peroxide Product Safe?- By Susan Massick, MD
Women's History Month Women’s History Month: Recognizing Contributions to Dermatology By Women - By Randie Kim, MD
Compassion and Medicine Compassion and Medicine - By Sara Hylwa-Deufel, MD

2023 Articles

Advances in Dermatology: 2023 in Review Advances in Dermatology: 2023 in Review - By Cather McKay, MD FAAD
ASDS Annual Meeting Highlights in Chicago, IL ASDS Annual Meeting Highlights in Chicago, IL - By Morgan Murphery, MD
Mnemonics to Help Identify Melanoma Caring for our Transgender Patients - By Susan Massick, MD
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