5 episodes

Join Richard Pietro and Dr. Jerry Tan as they demystify the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to dermatology, chronic skin conditions, and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing. Visit www.getskinhelp.com if you have any concerns about your skin.

The Skinopathy Podcast Featuring Dr. Jerry Tan The Skinopathy Podcast Featuring Dr. Jerry Tan

    • Health & Fitness

Join Richard Pietro and Dr. Jerry Tan as they demystify the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to dermatology, chronic skin conditions, and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing. Visit www.getskinhelp.com if you have any concerns about your skin.

    ep5 - Dermatology Roundtable

    ep5 - Dermatology Roundtable

    In today's episode, Dr. Jerry Tan and Richard Pietro are joined by Dr. Shinjita Das, a board-certified dermatologist and the assistant professor in dermatology at the Harvard Medical School. The two doctors will be talking all things dermatology, including the differences on how dermatology is practiced between Canada and the United States, their biggest gripes about the medical industry, and much more!

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    LINKS

    https://www.informed-decisions.org/

    https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    ABOUT

    Dr. Jerry Tan is an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry as well as Western University. But perhaps most interestingly, he’s the creator of the Skin Disease Decision Aid, an online tool that can guide you through the process of managing your acne, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, and one coming soon for rosacea.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-tan-ba153010/?originalSubdomain=ca

    Web: https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    TIME STAMPS

    00:10 Intro
    02:15 What is your biggest gripe about practicing medicine?
    11:53 Are there any differences between Canadian and U.S. patients?

    16:30 How is billing different between Canada and the U.S?
    27:05 What is asynchronous and synchronous consultations?
    34:20 What excites you about current trends in telemedicine?
    38:35 Additional comments

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    ABOUT THE PODCAST

    Join Richard Pietro and Dr. Jerry Tan as they demystify the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to dermatology, chronic skin conditions, and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing. Visit www.getskinhelp.com if you have any concerns about your skin.

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    GetSkinHelp | Skin Help Made Easy

    Web: www.getskinhelp.com

    Twitter: @GetSkinHelpNow

    Instagram: instagram.com/getskinhelp

    Facebook: facebook.com/getskinhelpnow

    #TheSkinopathyPodcast #SkinCancer #Awareness #melanoma #UV #Dermatology #SkinDisease #Psoriasis #Acne #Rosacea #Eczema #Dermatitis #DigitalHealth #Virtual Health #myths

    • 49 min
    ep4 - Debunking Dermatology Myths

    ep4 - Debunking Dermatology Myths

    In today’s episode, Dr. Jerry Tan takes a stab at dermatology myths. Everything from "shaving chest hair makes it grow coarser" to "doctors get paid to prescribe you the most expensive drugs."

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    LINKS

    https://www.informed-decisions.org/

    https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    ABOUT

    Dr. Jerry Tan is an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry as well as Western University. But perhaps most interestingly, he’s the creator of the Skin Disease Decision Aid, an online tool that can guide you through the process of managing your acne, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, and one coming soon for rosacea.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-tan-ba153010/?originalSubdomain=ca

    Web: https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    TIME STAMPS

    02:12 – 1:21 Intro

    1:21 – 3:57 Myth 1: I need a referral to see a dermatologist

    3:57 – 6:16 Myth 2: Shaving hair make it grow coarser or thicker

    6:16 – 11:22 Myth 3: Dark skinned people don't get skin cancer

    11:22 – 16:51 Myth 4: More expensive products are better than cheaper ones

    16:51 – 19:58 Myth 5: Doctors get paid to prescribe you the most expensive drugs

    19:58 – 21:42 Myth 6: Eczema/psoriasis are contagious

    21:46 – 25:54 Myth 7: Increasing humidity in a home helps with eczema and psoriasis

    25:54 – 29:00 Myth 8: Computer monitors and tv screen emit UV rays

    29:00 – 30:54 Myth 9: Cream sun blocks are better than spray-on sun blocks

    30:54 – 33:40 Myth 10: Acne treatments dry out skin

    33:40 – 37:45 Myth 11: What do “medical shows” get wrong about being a doctor?

    37:45 – 39:36 Closing

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    ABOUT THE PODCAST

    Join Richard Pietro and Dr. Jerry Tan as they demystify the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to dermatology, chronic skin conditions, and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing. Visit www.getskinhelp.com if you have any concerns about your skin.

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    GetSkinHelp | Skin Help Made Easy

    Web: www.getskinhelp.com

    Twitter: @GetSkinHelpNow

    Instagram: instagram.com/getskinhelp

    Facebook: facebook.com/getskinhelpnow

    #TheSkinopathyPodcast #SkinCancer #Awareness #melanoma #UV #Dermatology #SkinDisease #Psoriasis #Acne #Rosacea #Eczema #Dermatitis #DigitalHealth #Virtual Health #myths

    • 31 min
    ep3 - Why are there so few dermatologists in Canada?

    ep3 - Why are there so few dermatologists in Canada?

    In today’s episode we ask renowned dermatologist, Dr. Jerry Tan, why are there so few dermatologists in Canada? We even get into how shockingly low dermatologists are paid and the incredibly long educational process for becoming one.

    ...we even ask Dr. Tan if there is a conspiracy to keep the number of dermatologists low in this country. 

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    LINKS

    https://www.informed-decisions.org/

    https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    ABOUT

    Dr. Jerry Tan is an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry as well as Western University. But perhaps most interestingly, he’s the creator of the Skin Disease Decision Aid, an online tool that can guide you through the process of managing your acne, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, and one coming soon for rosacea.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-tan-ba153010/?originalSubdomain=ca

    Web: https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    TIME STAMPS

    00:10 Intro

    04:07 What is the process for becoming a dermatologist?

    11:05 What is the transition like when going from medical school to dermatology?

    14:24 Why are there not more dermatologists?

    28:16 How much are dermatologists paid in Ontario?

    38:42 Additional comments from Dr. Tan

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    ABOUT THE PODCAST

    Join Richard Pietro and Dr. Jerry Tan as they demystify the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to dermatology, chronic skin conditions, and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing. Visit www.getskinhelp.com if you have any concerns about your skin.

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    GetSkinHelp | Skin Help Made Easy

    Web: www.getskinhelp.com

    Twitter: @GetSkinHelpNow

    Instagram: instagram.com/getskinhelp

    Facebook: facebook.com/getskinhelpnow

    #TheSkinopathyPodcast #SkinCancer #Awareness #melanoma #UV #Dermatology #SkinDisease #Psoriasis #Acne #Rosacea #Eczema #Dermatitis #DigitalHealth #Virtual Health

    • 33 min
    ep2 - The Irony of Suntanning

    ep2 - The Irony of Suntanning

    In today’s episode we look at the culture of suntanning with preeminent dermatologist, Dr. Jerry Tan.

    He is an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry as well as Western University. But perhaps most interestingly, he’s the creator of the Skin Disease Decision Aid, an online tool that can guide you through the process of managing your acne, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, and one coming soon for roseaca.

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    Today’s guests

    Dr. Jerry Tan - Dermatologist and Professor

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-tan-ba153010/?originalSubdomain=ca

    Web: https://www.healthyimage.ca/

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    Time Stamps:

    0.0 - Introduction

    1:32 - Sunburns are a big no-no

    2:40 - Are we putting on too much sunscreen?

    5:10 - Turns out, sun exposure helps fight heart disease.

    7:46 - How our bodies have physiologically adapted to UV rays.

    10:35 - Skin Surveillance Cells.

    14:45 - Sunblock vs Suncreen vs Suntan Lotion

    18:43 - How are beauty trends changing?

    21:20 - How are skin care experts changing?

    22:48 - How are influencers impact skin care?

    23:55 - The Sun.

    #TheSkinopathyPodcast #SkinCancer #Awareness #Suntanning #melanoma #UV #Dermatology

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    About the Podcast

    Join Richard Pietro as he interviews patients, doctors, administrators, researchers, and marketers as he demystifies the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to chronic skin conditions and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing.

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    GetSkinHelp | Healthy Skin Healthy Life

    Web: www.getskinhelp.com

    Twitter: @GetSkinHelpNow

    Instagram: instagram.com/getskinhelp

    Facebook: facebook.com/getskinhelpnow

    • 26 min
    ep1 - Skin Cancer has no Caché

    ep1 - Skin Cancer has no Caché

    In our first episode we look at the culture of sunscreen usage and how skin cancer is often forgotten as a serious health hazard. We also examine the support structures that exist for those suffering from skin cancer, as well as the advocacy, education, research, and fundraising work being done to thwart this growing scourge.

    July is UV Awareness Month, so make sure to take care of your skin during these sunny months!

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    Today’s guests

    Mary Zawadzki, Manager - Patient Programs, Melanoma Canada


    Twitter: @MelanomaNetwork
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-zawadzki-0114/
    Web: https://www.melanomanetwork.ca/

    Natalie Richardson, Operations Manager, Save Your Skin Foundation


    Twitter: @nataliemelanoma, @saveyourskinfdn
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalie-l-richardson/
    Web: https://saveyourskin.ca/

    Heidi Veluw, Executive Director, Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation


    Twitter: @VeluwToYou, @CdnSkinCancerFd
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidiveluw/
    Web: https://www.canadianskincancerfoundation.com/

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    Time Stamps:

    0.0 - Introduction

    2.28 - Why does skin cancer have no caché?

    11.28 - Sunscreen etiquette

    16.43 - Natalie shares her story with melanoma

    20.55 - The importance of a ‘sounding board’

    25.48 - Patient support services

    27.36 - The Sun Safety program for young children

    33.41 - The gaps in the system

    38.00 - The politics of skin cancer

    46.39 - Wrapping up!

    #TheSkinopathyPodcast #SkinCancer #Awareness #SupportSystems #SaveYourSkinFoundation #MelanomaNetworkOfCanada #CanadianSkinCancerFoundation #melanoma #UV

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    About the Podcast

    Join Richard Pietro as he interviews patients, doctors, administrators, researchers, and marketers as he demystifies the Canadian healthcare sector, particularly as it relates to chronic skin conditions and skin cancers. We investigate how drugs are developed, how AI will affect healthcare, and the forces at play in society that affect your wellbeing.

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    GetSkinHelp | Healthy Skin Healthy Life

    Web: www.getskinhelp.com

    Twitter: @GetSkinHelpNow

    Instagram: instagram.com/getskinhelp

    Facebook: facebook.com/getskinhelpnow

    • 1 hr 19 min

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