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Official Podcast feed of MDedge Dermatology and Cutis Peer-to-Peer, part of the Medscape Professional Network. Weekly episodes include the latest in Dermatology News and peer-to-peer interviews with Doctor Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, and Dr. Candrice Heath, MD. Plus, resident discussions geared toward physicians-in-training. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

Official Podcast feed of MDedge Dermatology and Cutis Peer-to-Peer, part of the Medscape Professional Network. Weekly episodes include the latest in Dermatology News and peer-to-peer interviews with Doctor Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, and Dr. Candrice Heath, MD. Plus, resident discussions geared toward physicians-in-training. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

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Official Podcast feed of MDedge Dermatology and Cutis Peer-to-Peer, part of the Medscape Professional Network. Weekly episodes include the latest in Dermatology News and peer-to-peer interviews with Doctor Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, and Dr. Candrice Heath, MD. Plus, resident discussions geared toward physicians-in-training. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

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Episodes

Coding and reimbursement changes for skin biopsies

4/8/2021
In 2019, the two CPT codes for skin biopsies were replaced with six new codes that specify biopsy technique and associated procedural complexity. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to medical student Sheena Desai and Rebecca I. Hartman, MD, MPH, about this CPT change and its effect on the frequency of shave versus punch biopsies in both private and academic practices. “The average dermatologist needs to be cognizant of the fact that changing reimbursements may hypothetically influence [the]...

Duration:00:10:18

Cutaneous clinical signs of COVID-19

4/1/2021
COVID-19 affects multiple organ systems, and skin manifestations are prevalent. Dr. Vincent DeLeo talks to medical student Lauren Schwartzberg and Ann Lin, DO, about both common and rare cutaneous presentations of COVID-19. “I think it’s important to look at the unexplained rashes a little differently now than ever before the COVID era ... a thorough history of COVID-19 exposures and perhaps even COVID-19 testing should be considered,” Ms. Schwartzberg notes. They also discuss differences in...

Duration:00:09:43

Don’t overlook the genitals during a total-body skin examination

3/25/2021
Recent surveys show that dermatologic examinations tend to neglect the genital area. In this resident takeover, Sophie A. Greenberg, MD (@sophiegreenberg), talks to Margaret Maria Cocks, MD, PhD (@Margaret_Cocks), about the lack of focus on the genital area in the total-body skin examination (TBSE), especially in female patients, and the paucity of training on genital examinations in residency. “While [melanoma] is rare, a lot of the time when genital melanomas are identified, they’re often...

Duration:00:22:43

Injectable fillers: Treating and preventing adverse events with Dr. Murad Alam

3/18/2021
Dr. Murad Alam, professor of dermatology and chief of cutaneous and aesthetic surgery in the department of dermatology at Northwestern University, Chicago, discusses recently released evidence-based recommendations on preventing and treating adverse events from injectable fillers. A recent paper outlines recommendations from an American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) multidisciplinary task force. The paper was published in the February issue of Dermatologic Surgery (Dermatol Surg....

Duration:00:20:15

Timing matters: Planning cosmetic procedures around COVID-19 vaccination

3/11/2021
Medical professionals play an important role in educating the public about COVID-19 vaccination. In this episode, Dr. Candrice Heath (@DrCandriceHeath) talks to A. Shadi Kourosh, MD, MPH (@AskDermMD), and Maritza I. Perez, MD, about the impact of the COVID-19 vaccine on dermatology practices. Dr. Kourosh explains how dermatologists can counsel patients on timing of cosmetic procedures such as fillers in relationship to vaccination. They also discuss skin reactions. “I think a take-home...

Duration:00:28:39

Teledermatology beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

3/4/2021
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine largely was underutilized in dermatology. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to George Han, MD, PhD, about the progression of the reimbursement process and the roadblocks encountered with the expansion of telemedicine. “To me, telemedicine really represents the opportunity to make a dent in access to care ... expanding our access to care, especially in underserved areas in places where a lot of people have barriers, people of lower socioeconomic status,...

Duration:00:19:20

Applying for dermatology residency as a student of color

2/25/2021
To truly increase diversity in dermatology, students of color need to be encouraged that dermatology is achievable. In this resident takeover, Sophie A. Greenberg, MD (@sophiegreenberg), talks to Nicole A. Negbenebor, MD (Instagram: @naijalatte), about her personal experience navigating dermatology residency as an applicant of color. “Dermatology is such a wonderful field and I feel that it has had the ability to impact so many different people, different socioeconomic statuses, different...

Duration:00:12:37

Psychcast/Dermatology Weekly crossover episode: Delusions of infestation

2/18/2021
Lorenzo Norris, MD, host of MDedge Psychcast, talks with Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, MSc, and John Koo, MD, about delusions of infestation, weighing in on the diagnosis and management of patients with this challenging disorder, and more. Dr. Norton is a dermatologist and preventive medicine specialist at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Koo is professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, and is a dermatologist and...

Duration:00:58:18

Top apps for dermatology education

2/11/2021
Mobile applications are useful to educate medical students and trainees; however, there is no objective method to assess their quality. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to Babar Rao, MD, about determining the usefulness and credibility of dermatology educational apps including factors such as affordability, accuracy, and ease of use. “I think we will be dependent on digital learning, so the only way to really move forward is to get involved. ... I think we have to get involved and make sure that...

Duration:00:15:13

Rural dermatology training and expanding access to care

2/4/2021
Transcript of this episode is avaiable at: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946600?src= Access to dermatologic care in rural areas is a growing problem. Dr. Vincent DeLeo talks to Robert T. Brodell, MD; Cindy Firkins Smith, MD; and medical student Alexandra Streifel about the influence of rural clinical experiences during residency, which may increase the likelihood of trainees establishing a practice in these isolated areas. “Rural areas are tremendously underserved. [Patients] are...

Duration:00:18:00

Counseling patients on diet and common skin conditions; plus, acne guidelines

1/28/2021
In the news: Dermatologist survey spotlights psoriasis care deficiencies in reproductive-age women Expert panel addresses gaps in acne guidelines * * * There is strong evidence for a relationship between diet and various skin conditions. In this resident takeover, Daniel R. Mazori, MD, talks to Sophie A. Greenberg, MD (@sophiegreenberg), about the role of diet in acne, psoriasis, and atopic dermatitis. Because patients and parents of pediatric patients often inquire about diet in...

Duration:00:15:36

Biologics for pediatric psoriasis and atopic dermatitis

1/21/2021
In the news: Pityriasis rosea carries few risks for pregnant women Adjuvant nivolumab plus ipilimumab shows strong results in resected stage IV melanoma * * * Because psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD) can greatly affect quality of life in pediatric patients, the development of treatments with low-side effect profiles and less laboratory monitoring is essential. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to Amy S. Paller, MD, and Jennifer B. Scott, MD, about biologics approved for psoriasis and AD in...

Duration:00:20:24

Biologics for psoriasis during the COVID-19 pandemic

1/14/2021
In the news: Baseline body surface area may drive optimal baricitinib responses Avoiding atopic dermatitis triggers easier said than done * * * * * * * * * Psoriasis patients often have additional comorbidities that put them at higher risk for developing COVID-19. In this episode, Candrice R. Heath, MD (@DrCandriceHeath), talks to Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, about the benefits of continuing biologic therapies for psoriasis during the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss findings from registry data...

Duration:00:31:07

Top peer-to-peer interviews in 2020

12/24/2020
This year's top peer-to-peer interviews focus on diversity in residency training, the response to COVID-19 in academic dermatology, and tips for preparing for virtual residency interviews. 1. Diversity in residency training 2. Academic dermatology's response to COVID-19 3. Preparing for virtual residency interviews Email Dermatology Weekly at podcasts@mdedge.com

Duration:01:03:37

How to work up and treat vitiligo patients, plus reports from the MedscapeLive Pediatric and Women's Dermatology Seminar

12/17/2020
Dermatology News: https://bit.ly/37mGA2dhttps://bit.ly/34mCWn0 * * * Managing vitiligo can be difficult for both patients and physicians. In this episode, guest host Seemal R. Desai, MD, (@SeemalRDesaiMD) talks to Pearl E. Grimes, MD, about how to better classify vitiligo disease status and parameters that impact treatment choice. “There are some aspects of classification that are really key from a therapeutic as well as a prognostic perspective. The things that I look at on a day-to-day...

Duration:00:31:12

Pediatric procedural dermatology plus, CDC shortens quarantine and ‘impressive’ results with neoadjuvant T-VEC in advanced melanoma

12/10/2020
Dermatology News: https://bit.ly/3a6a7PJhttps://bit.ly/39UEwA3https://bit.ly/3qGIGSn * * * Procedural interventions in pediatric patients require special tools. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to Craig N. Burkhart, MD, MS, MPH, about dermatologic procedures in children, such as laser treatment of birthmarks or excisional mole removal. When considering general anesthesia use in children, Dr. Burkhart reflects that, “if [the patient is] a child that sits for a vaccination without a problem,...

Duration:00:17:53

Optical coherence tomography imaging in different skin types, plus new indication for apremilast

12/3/2020
Dermatology News: https://bit.ly/3lx1zTZhttps://bit.ly/33Dx0Wrhttps://bit.ly/39yJjXS * * * Advances in noninvasive skin imaging present new opportunities for inclusion and equitable treatment of patients with skin of color. In this episode, Candrice R. Heath, MD (@DrCandriceHeath), talks to Josèe Smith and Steven Daveluy, MD, about the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to establish a baseline for all skin types can improve how dermatologists process pathology in the skin. They...

Duration:00:32:08

Derm Residents: Nail unit squamous cell carcinoma; and merino wool for atopic derm and tildrakizumab is durable

11/26/2020
Dermatology News: https://bit.ly/3fFHQQIhttps://bit.ly/3l1Z0c9https://bit.ly/33ee0O2 * * * Nail unit squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is difficult to diagnose or suspect clinically because of its tendency to present as nonspecific nail plate changes. The tumors usually are painless and asymptomatic, leading to a delay in diagnosis. In this resident takeover, Daniel R. Mazori, MD, talks to Mohammed Dany, MD, PhD, about nail unit SCC and the importance of early diagnosis to avoid local...

Duration:00:22:01

Health disparities brought to light by COVID-19, plus a hospital at home for COVID patients

11/19/2020
Dermatology News: https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/231855/gynecologic-cancer/low-threshold-biopsy-atypical-lesions-may-id-vulvar https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/231815/cad-atherosclerosis/chronic-inflammatory-diseases-vary-widely-chd-risk https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/232113/coronavirus-updates/hospital-home-increases-covid-capacity-large-study The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many longstanding health disparities to the forefront, particularly within...

Duration:00:43:24

Pediatric atopic dermatitis - What's new? Plus, depression risk with isotretinoin; topical tapinarof is effective

11/12/2020
Dermatology News: https://bit.ly/32AioXphttps://bit.ly/3pma0o0https://bit.ly/3f0DcMV * * * Keeping up with the literature on atopic dermatitis (AD) is a challenge, with eight new articles posted on PubMed a day in 2020. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, about quality of life in pediatric AD patients and how the condition affects parents/guardians, particularly in the form of sleep disturbances. Dr. Eichenfield also discusses studies that explore the impact of...

Duration:00:27:28