Dermatology Weekly

Dermatology Weekly

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Stay current on medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology developments with Dermatology Weekly, a podcast featuring news relevant to the practice of dermatology, and peer-to-peer interviews with Doctor Vincent A. DeLeo, who interviews physician authors from Cutis on topics such as psoriasis, skin cancer, atopic dermatitis, hair and nail disorders, cosmetic procedures, environmental dermatology, contact dermatitis, pigmentation disorders, acne, rosacea, alopecia, practice management, and more. Plus, resident discussions geared toward physicians in-training. Subscribe now. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.


Sunscreen update from Dr. Vincent DeLeo, plus tick-borne diseases and the AAD on SGM health
Jun 13 • 35 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Adverse drug reactions, plus laser treatment in pregnancy and ‘slime’ dermatitis
Jun 6 • 29 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Being on-call as a dermatology resident, plus NSAIDs to prevent skin cancer, and augmented intelligence
May 30 • 56 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Calciphylaxis diagnosis pearls, plus atopic dermatitis links to dementia, and hyperhidrosis tips
May 23 • 30 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Nail education, plus oral treatment of hyperhidrosis, and gentamicin for epidermolysis bullosa
May 16 • 29 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Pediatric wart management, plus sunscreens in the blood and spironolactone for acne
May 9 • 30 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Are parabens safe? Plus, methotrexate for psoriatic arthritis, and tips for resurfacing skin of color
May 2 • 15 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Resident takeover on social media in dermatology, plus Candida auris and hidradenitis suppurativa
Apr 25 • 39 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation in children with skin of color, plus immunomodulator treatment tips
Apr 18 • 30 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Using immunomodulators effectively in pediatric skin diseases
Apr 11 • 11 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Topical psoriasis therapies, plus gold for acne, dealing with difficult patients, and proinflammatory diets
Apr 4 • 21 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Bedbugs in the workplace
Mar 28 • 16 min
Plus, psoriasis and shingles risk, breast implant ruptures, and an ASLMS preview.
AAD 2019 meeting wrap-up
Mar 23 • 20 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Indoor tanning among adolescents
Mar 21 • 22 min
The official dermatology podcast of MDedge
Calciphylaxis: Diagnostic and Treatment Pearls
Dec 22, 2018 • 19 min
How to Identify Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
Dec 15, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Loren Krueger about how to identify frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA). Dr. Krueger emphasizes that FFA is indistinguishable from lichen planopilaris on…
DRESS Syndrome: How to Approach Systemic Workup, Treatment, and Long-term Follow-Up
Nov 30, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Sahand Rahnama-Moghadam about managing DRESS syndrome in the hospital setting. Dr. Rahnama provides tips for screening for systemic involvement and also…
Inpatient Dermatology: Developing Standards of Care for Hospitalized Patients With Skin Disease
Nov 7, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Drs. Allireza Alloo and Sergey Rekhtman about the future of inpatient dermatology. They discuss how dermatologic consultation impacts both patient care and health…
Changing Public Perception of Vitiligo
Oct 31, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Susan Taylor about the changing face of vitiligo.
Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology: Is Cognitive Computing the Future of Evidence-Based Medicine?
Oct 3, 2018 • 7 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent A. DeLeo, Dr. Babar Rao highlights the increasing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in dermatology and explains how cognitive computing, which mimics human thought processes…
Topical Corticosteroid Tachyphylaxis: Why Don’t Patients Adhere to Treatment?
Sep 5, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Steven Feldman discusses results from a recent study he and his colleagues conducted on topical corticosteroids and treatment-resistant atopic dermatitis. He notes…
How Does Provider Attire Impact Perceived Care and Infection Risk in the Clinical Setting?
Aug 23, 2018 • 7 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Eric W. Hossler discusses the effects of provider attire in the clinical dermatology setting. He outlines the results from a recent study he and his colleagues…
Acne Medications: What Factors Drive Variable Costs?
Jul 31, 2018 • 17 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Lorraine L. Rosamilia outlines some underlying factors that lead to the variable cost of acne medications. She explains how she addresses the issue of cost when…
Extramammary Paget Disease: Making the Correct Diagnosis
Jun 28, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Neda Black highlights an unusual case of ectopic extramammary Paget disease (EMPD). She outlines distinguishing factors of the various forms and classifications of…
New Guidelines for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know
Jun 18, 2018 • 7 min
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Gary Goldenberg breaks down new management guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology on nonmelanoma skin cancer, specifically basal and squamous cell…
Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Presentation, Pathogenesis, and Spontaneous Regression
Jun 12, 2018 • 7 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Sean Branch provides an overview of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), an uncommon neuroendocrine tumor of the skin. He discusses the clinical presentation, incidence,…
Increasing Diversity in the Dermatology Workforce
Jun 12, 2018 • 4 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Eleni Linos about the benefits of increasing diversity in the dermatology workforce. According to Dr. Linos, dermatology is one of the least diverse medical…
Evaluating Dermatology Apps for Patient Education
Jun 12, 2018 • 6 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Babar K. Rao about mobile dermatology apps for patient education. Considering the growing popularity of apps for all kinds of information, Dr. Rao notes that…
The Syphilis Epidemic: Dermatologists on the Frontline of Treatment and Diagnosis
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Ted Rosen about the dermatologist’s role in the treatment and diagnosis of syphilis. Dr. Rosen shares current data on the incidence of syphilis in the…
The Exam of the Future: What Should Residents Expect?
Jun 12, 2018 • 11 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Lela A. Lee about the new American Board of Dermatology Certification Examination. According to Dr. Lee, the new certification process shifts the focus from…
What Is the Nocebo Effect?
Jun 12, 2018 • 6 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Philip D. Shenefelt about the nocebo effect and how it can affect dermatologists’ interactions with their patients. Dr. Shenefelt explains that the nocebo…
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A New Indication for Adalimumab
Jun 12, 2018 • 5 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Jashin J. Wu about adalimumab for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). Dr. Wu reviews the specifics of the approval of adalimumab for HS,…
Hair and Scalp Disorders in Patients With Skin of Color
Jun 12, 2018 • 9 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Susan C. Taylor about hair and scalp disorders in patients with skin of color. Dr. Taylor discusses the causes of common conditions that dermatologists may…
Maintenance of Certification: How Physician Self-regulation Can Improve Quality of Care
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Thomas D. Horn about the importance of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process in improving the quality of care delivered in dermatology practices….
Why Is Skin Cancer Mortality Higher in Patients With Skin of Color?
Jun 12, 2018 • 5 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Andrew F. Alexis about skin cancer mortality in patients with skin of color. Although malignant melanomas and other skin cancers are less prevalent in…
Measuring Patient Satisfaction: How Do Patients Perceive Quality of Care Delivered by Dermatologists?
Jun 12, 2018 • 14 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Adam V. Sutton about patient satisfaction as an assessment of quality of care in dermatology practices. Dr. Sutton provides an overview of the results of a…
Oral Contraceptives for Acne Treatment: Prescribing Practices of US Dermatologists
Jun 12, 2018 • 13 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Cynthia L. Chen about the prescribing practices of US dermatologists regarding oral contraceptives (OCPs) for acne treatment. Dr. Chen describes the results of a…
Cutaneous Manifestations of Tick-Borne Diseases
Jun 11, 2018 • 6 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Dirk M. Elston about the lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum) and how to identify and manage skin manifestations of tick-borne diseases. He also asks about…
Using Patch Testing to Identify Culprit Agents in Suspected Drug Eruptions
Jun 11, 2018 • 7 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Susan T. Nedorost about using patch testing as a diagnostic tool for suspected drug eruptions. Dr. Nedorost discusses challenges dermatologists may encounter…
Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment: The Dermatologist’s Role
Jun 11, 2018 • 7 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. George Han about the dermatologist’s role in treating psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Dr. Han shares his algorithm for evaluating psoriasis patients for signs of…
Addressing Patient Concerns About Treatment Safety Data
Jun 11, 2018 • 6 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Steven Feldman about treatment compliance and addressing patient concerns about treatment safety data. They discuss strategies for reassuring patients about…
Evaluating the Malignant Potential of Nevus Spilus
Jun 11, 2018 • 7 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Robert Brodell about the malignant potential of nevus spilus compared to other congenital nevi. They discuss the characteristic clinical features of nevus spilus…
Skin Examinations for Early Melanoma Detection
Jun 11, 2018 • 5 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Anthony Rossi about full-body skin examinations for melanoma detection and 3D body imaging. They also discuss how to encourage patients to perform self-examinations.
Lasers for Darker Skin Types
Jun 11, 2018 • 5 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Andrew Alexis about the complications that may occur from using lasers in patients with darker skin types and parameters to lower the risks. He also discusses…
Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Jun 11, 2018 • 10 min
In this edition of the “Peer to Peer” audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Nanette Silverberg about atopic dermatitis in children. He asks about strategies for counteracting the negative effect on disease incidence in wealthier…