The Weekly Roundup: May 9-13

ICYMI, this week we had stories from the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting, a potential melanoma surge, and more.

POLL: Is Telehealth Helping or Hurting the Dermatology Specialty?

Morphology Drives Melanoma Risk

Specifying histologic subtypes can drive better outcomes for patients and improve research.

Are Millennials Facing a Melanoma Upsurge?

With the number of melanoma cases among young adults on the rise, adherence to preventative measures could be critical to stemming the tide of increased incidences of this deadly skin disease.

The Mainstream Patient: May 9

This week's edition of the Mainstream Patients features stories about treating scars, jojoba oil for skin, and more.

Does diet really play a role in acne?

For years, teenagers have been told to avoid certain foods to reduce acne. A review article examines the evidence.

Climate Change: Making Patients Sick and What to do About it?

At the 2022 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, 4 health care professionals spoke of disease states in both women and children caused by climate change, and what physicians can do to mitigate this crisis.

Study: High Rate of Skin Diseases in Europe

Nonmelanoma skin cancer ranks in the top 12 skin diseases reported.

Racism in Health Care Increases Vaccine Hesitancy in Minority Groups

Study shows that 10% of minorities refused COVID vaccines because of past racial discrimination experiences.

Treating the Entire Issue: Acne in SOC

Is rosacea being confused with acne? Are physicians treating the their patients with the patient's expectations in mind? Questions like these are more are answered by Adebola Dele-Michael, MD.

Launch: VialConnect CTMS with Patient Recruitment Assistance

VialConnect is a clinical trials management system built for coordinators and investigators.

Treating Seborrheic Dermatitis

A look at the common condition and how to treat it.

Program Helps Female Physicians Avoid Burnout

Online conferencing, messages, become tools against burnout, imposter syndrome.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Sunscreen Shorts

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc has posted serval YouTube shorts on sunscreen. See what pearls he had to share on protecting skin from the sun.

Study: Misinformation and Acne

Teenagers were the most likely to be affected by targeted misinformation.

How a digital front door can improve patients’ access to care

Online-first engagement ensures patients obtain the right care for their specific needs.

Inflation Rate Slows, but Prices Still on the Increase

Latest numbers show prices rose at a slightly slower pace in April.

What’s Happening at the 2022 ACMS Meeting?

Starting today, the American College of Mohs Surgery is having their 54th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Study: Prevalence of Gram-Negative SSIs

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a common adverse event after Mohs Micrographic Surgery, but researchers aimed to find out how the clinical features of gram-negative differ from their counterparts.

Mitigate Malpractice Risk from Key Litigation Drivers

Dermatology has enjoyed one of the lowest litigation rates among medical specialties, but recent findings presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting caution that mounting risks relating to procedural dermatology and cutaneous oncology could change that.

Bacterial Colonization After Mohs Surgery

A poster at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting examined the prevalence of bacterial organism colonization in Mohs wounds left to secondary intention.