The Takeaway Podcast

Expert insights in managing melasma and vitiligoTwo of the most vexing skin conditions dermatologists manage are melasma and vitiligo. Seemal Desai, M.D., board-certified dermatologist, clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and medical director of Innovative Dermatology, discusses treatment options.
PODCAST: Considering alternativesPeter Lio, M.D., assistant professor of clinical dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and private practice, Dermatology and Aesthetics of Wicker Park, Wicker Park, Chicago, discusses his interest in alternative medicine, the legitimacy and usefulness of certain therapies, and which therapies you might consider for different conditions.
Takeaway: Considering alternatives
Takeaway: Considering alternativesDermatology Times editorial advisor, Elaine Siegfried, M.D., talks with Peter Lio, M.D., assistant professor of clinical dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and private practice, Dermatology and Aesthetics of Wicker Park, Wicker Park, Chicago, about his interest in alternative medicine and the legitimacy and usefulness of certain techniques and therapies.
PODCAST: Using telemedicine in dermatologyCarrie Kovarik, M.D., associate professor in the department of dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, talks about her path into teldermatology and best practices she has learned from her research and involvement in telemedicine.
PODCAST: The future of teledermatology and how to make it work for youCarrie Kovarik, M.D., associate professor in the department of dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, talks about the nuances of making teledermatology work, what the future may hold, and how to get involved if you’re interested.
Takeaway: Best practices for telemedicine in dermatologyDermatology Times editorial advisor, Elaine Siegfried, M.D., talks with Carrie Kovarik, M.D., associate professor, department of dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, about her path into teledermatology, best practices, and the future of telemedicine.
PODCAST Best practices for managing nail fungal disordersBoni E. Elewski, M.D., professor of dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, sheds light on treating nail fungal disorders.
TAKEAWAY Best practices for managing nail fungal disordersNail fungal disorders are one of the most common problems seen by dermatologists. Although treatments have been available for decades, the best we seem to achieve is about a 50 percent cure rate. Are there options now or in the near future that may improve these statistics? Dr. Boni Elewski sheds light on this subject in an interview with Dr. Norman Levine.
PODCAST: Using surveys to improve patient relations, part 3Dermatology Times editorial adviser Elaine Siegfried, M.D., and adherence expert Steven Feldman, M.D., talk about the development of the Dr. Score physician rating site, patient satisfaction measurements and best practices for using surveys to convey empathy as well as improve interactions with patients.
PODCAST: Incentives to encourage adherence, part 4In this last part of our discussion on patient adherence, Dermatology Times editorial adviser, Elaine Siegfried, M.D., continues the discussion with Steven Feldman, M.D., on assessing adherence and intervening to encourage the best possible treatment outcomes.