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 phy… read more
The Fitzpatrick skin type (FST) often is used as a proxy for constitutive skin color, which can lead to confusion. Dr. DeLeo speaks with Dr. Susan Taylor and her colleagues Olivia Ware and Jessica Dawson about the racial limitations of FST in clinical practice. They discuss other classification systems for assessment of skin type and highlight the challenges of creating one system to classify an infinite number of skin tones.
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We also bring you the latest in dermatology news and research:
1. Paper from Wuhan on dermatology and coronavirus
2. Patients accept artificial intelligence in skin cancer screening
3. Dermatologists best at finding work satisfaction in the office
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Things you will learn in this episode:
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Hosts: Nick Andrews; Vincent A. DeLeo, MD (University of Southern California, Los Angeles)
Guests: Susan C. Taylor, MD (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia); Olivia R. Ware (Howard University, Washington); Jessica E. Dawson (University of Washington, Seattle)
Show notes by: Alicia Sonners, Melissa Sears, Elizabeth Mechcatie
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