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Call for Abstracts Closed

October 31, 2021
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My Name Is Not “Interpreter” – Roberto E.Montenegro, MD, PhD

June 2, 2016
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“Medical institutions can create environments that either facilitate or curb microaggressions.  Microaggressions go beyond race and extend into socially constructed identities that embody privilege in different ways, such as income, social capital, religion, ableness, gender, and sexual orientation. These acts do not respect boundaries—they exist in our personal, academic, and work lives and are detrimental…

Microneedling in skin of color: A review of uses and efficacy

February 3, 2016
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Nada Elbuluk, MD In ethnic skin, traditional skin resurfacing procedures such as dermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser therapy can be effective but can also be associated with prolonged recovery and risk of complications. These complications can include a higher risk of dyspigmentation and scarring, and unsatisfactory clinical outcomes. Microneedling is an evolving treatment technique for…

Diversity in Medicine

January 20, 2016
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As the population of the United States becomes increasingly diverse in gender, race, ethnicity, social-economic status, disability and sexual orientation, there comes a greater need for dermatology diversity to address this transformation and determine solutions that will best serve more dynamic patient and practitioner needs. Over the years, the Women’s Dermatologic Society has helped improve gender…