The Cutaneous Connection- Episode 12: Antibiotics for Acne
November 23, 2020

The potential for antibiotic resistance have caused some physicians to be wary of the drug class when prescribing an acne treatment regimen. Christopher Bunick, M.D., Ph.D., clears the air around antibiotic use for acne and discusses his research of narrow-spectrum antibiotics.

The Cutaneous Connection- Episode 11: Racial Disparities in Melanoma Awareness
November 19, 2020

Neelam Vashi, M.D., FAAD, discusses the publication of her cross-sectional survey in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology regarding how different racial and ethnic groups possess various levels of melanoma awareness.

The Cutaneous Connection- Episode 10: Maskne
November 05, 2020

Amir Karam, M.D., facial plastic surgeon, San Diego, Calif., explains the rising incidences of acne associated with face mask usage, otherwise known as maskne, as well as tips for prevention and treatment.

The Cutaneous Connection- Episode 9: Telemedicine Use in Dermatology
October 22, 2020

Michael Sherling, M.D., practicing dermatologist and chief medical and strategy officer at Modernizing Medicine, discusses the recent rise in telemedicine use in dermatology, the benefits and detriments, as well as the future for the industry.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 8- Building Your Brand as a Physician
October 08, 2020

Media expert Paige Velasquez Budde, CEO of Zilker Media, explains the importance of building a brand as a physician, as well as some mistakes to avoid and tips on how to grow and shape your brand.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 7- Tips and Tricks for Treating Young Skin of Color Patients
September 17, 2020

In this episode, Candrice Heath, M.D., sits down to discuss her recent presentation at the 2020 Skin of Color Update about clinical pearls for kids, tweens and teens with skin of color. Dr. Heath also explains the most common skin conditions for this patient group, treatment challenges, and much more.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 6- Addressing the Need for Skin of Color Representation in Medical Education
September 03, 2020

In this episode, UIC medical students Kayla Clark and Gina Alvarado Jones, along with UIC Dermatology Department Head Maria Tsoukas, M.D. Ph.D., discuss their recently published analysis in JAAD, which takes a look at skin of color representation in medical education.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 5- Becoming a Pediatric Dermatologist
August 20, 2020

This episode discusses how to become a pediatric dermatologist, including the associated benefits, compensation and responsibilities with Heather Brandling-Bennett, M.D.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 4- Probiotics for Psoriasis?
August 06, 2020

This episode dives into emerging research regarding probiotics specifically tailored to treat psoriasis and possibly other inflammatory skin diseases.