July 30

Plenary guest speaker: ‘Put others in front of yourselves’

Communities come in many forms and fill many needs. Posting to social media what you ordered for dinner or your opinion about a reality TV show can be a contribution to a “me-based” community. Kevin ... > MORE

From Akron to Harvard: Dermatologist’s path guided by father, other mentors

As a child, Harley Haynes, MD, helped out in his father's dermatology practice in Akron, Ohio. The experience set the tone not only for how he would later practice medicine, but also his regard for ... > MORE

Research has improved care; more advances are on the way

In the past decade, dermatology has been a leader among medical specialties with groundbreaking advances in the treatment of patients with diseases such as melanoma and psoriasis. That growth will ... > MORE

Genetics, hair care practices linked to CCCA

Often thought to be the cause of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), chemical relaxers are not entirely the culprit. For Amy McMichael, MD, the role of hair care practices in the ... > MORE

Novel treatments for eczema hold great promise

The treatment of patients with eczema is on the cusp of a great leap forward thanks to the work of researchers who determined it is a disease of the immune system and identified cytokines as a key ... > MORE