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Are you a Dermatology resident? Do you wish you could ask some of the top experts in our field questions like, “what do I do when I have tried everything, but a wound won’t heal?” Or, “how do I start a biologic in a patient who is pregnant, wants to get pregnant or is breastfeeding?”
Then Dermalogues is for you.
Dr Kerri Purdy puts the questions residents often ask to subject area experts from across Canada. The conversation is fun, engaging and casual but packed with helpful tips and thoughtful guidance.
And you don’t have to just listen, you can also be part of the program. Tag us on twitter @CdnDermatology with your questions or with your ideas for upcoming episodes.
This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.
Produced by David McGuffin, Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa
Theme music by Lee Rosevere
Cover art by Dr Noelle Wong

Dermalogues Canadian Dermatology Association

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Are you a Dermatology resident? Do you wish you could ask some of the top experts in our field questions like, “what do I do when I have tried everything, but a wound won’t heal?” Or, “how do I start a biologic in a patient who is pregnant, wants to get pregnant or is breastfeeding?”
Then Dermalogues is for you.
Dr Kerri Purdy puts the questions residents often ask to subject area experts from across Canada. The conversation is fun, engaging and casual but packed with helpful tips and thoughtful guidance.
And you don’t have to just listen, you can also be part of the program. Tag us on twitter @CdnDermatology with your questions or with your ideas for upcoming episodes.
This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.
Produced by David McGuffin, Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa
Theme music by Lee Rosevere
Cover art by Dr Noelle Wong

    S4 Ep 1 - Cross Specialty Conversation: Allergy and Immunology with Dr Lori Connors

    S4 Ep 1 - Cross Specialty Conversation: Allergy and Immunology with Dr Lori Connors

    Dermalogues is thrilled to be back for our fourth season! And this year, Dr Kerri Purdy is shaking things up a little with a series of cross-specialty conversations. We start off with Dr Lori Connors, who is an Allergist and Immunologist at Dalhousie University, where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. She splits her time between community and academic practice and is very involved in Resident education at Dal. She is also the outgoing CPD Chair for the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Together Kerri and Lori dive into a fascinating conversation that focuses on three big areas: Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria, Type 2 Inflammatory Conditions and then some of the information or disinformation around food allergies and how it applies to eczema.Our Resident questions both also come from Dalhousie University: Dr Leila Reguigui and Dr Michael Macgillivary. Thanks to you both.For more on the work of the CDA, please visit dermatology.ca (http://dermatology.ca/)  And for more great CDA Podcasts, check out JCMS Author Interviews, hosted by Dr Kirk Barber. Dermalogues is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions. 

    • 52 min
    S4 Ep 2 - Cross Specialty Conversation: Rheumatology with Dr Kam Shojania

    S4 Ep 2 - Cross Specialty Conversation: Rheumatology with Dr Kam Shojania

    We're continuing our series of cross speciality conversations, and thrilled to have Rheumatologist Dr Kam Shojania as our guest to discuss all things Derm and Rheum. Kerri and Dr. Shojania dive into topics including psoriatic disease, scleroderma and the lupus/germinomatous spectrum.  Dr Shojania is a clinical professor at the University of British Columbia. He is also Chief of Rheumatology at Vancouver General Hospital and Medical Director of the Mary Pack Arthritis Program.  And he works with our colleague, dermatologist Dr. Sheila Au, in the Dermatology And RheumaTology, or DART clinic at St. Paul's Hospital. Our Residents' questions this episode come from Dr. Touraj Khosravi and Dr. Julia Mayba from UBC, and Dr. Anastasiya Muntyanu from the University of Toronto. For more on the work of the CDA, please visit dermatology.ca And for more great CDA Podcasts, check out JCMS Author Interviews, hosted by Dr Kirk Barber, available wherever you listen to podcasts.  Dermalogues is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions. *

    • 47 min
    S4 Ep 3 - Indigenous Health with Dr Rachel Asiniwasis

    S4 Ep 3 - Indigenous Health with Dr Rachel Asiniwasis

    We're thrilled to have Dr Rachel Asiniwasis on the podcast, as we take a short break from our cross-specialty series. Dr Asiniwasis joins us to discuss Indigenous health and dermatology. She is First Nations of Plains Cree and Saulteux descent, and a double board certified dermatologist working on Treaty 4 territory in Regina, Saskatchewan. She also carries out in-person and telehealth dermatology clinics for remote, northern and First Nations communities across Saskatchewan. Kerri and Rachel discuss best practices for working in these communities and with Indigenous Canadians, including an awareness of the ongoing impact of Residential Schools and systemic racism, and how regularly visiting and working in Indigenous communities can help overcome issues of trust and improve healthcare conditions in communities that are desperately underserved. For more on the work of the CDA, please visit dermatology.ca And for more great CDA Podcasts, check out JCMS Author Interviews, hosted by Dr Kirk Barber, available wherever you listen to podcasts. Dermalogues is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions.

    • 54 min
    Hairs to you, Dr Donovan

    Hairs to you, Dr Donovan

    Dermalogues is back for Season 3!One of Canada's leading dermatologists and hair experts, Dr Jeff Donovan, joins Dr Kerri Purdy for a fun, fascinating and in-depth conversation about hair as we kick off our third season. The topics they dive into include; female androgenetic alopecia, why Dr Donovan isn't a fan of hair pull tests, what is a normal amount of daily hair loss, what to do when patients bring in bags of hair, what to look for when using a dermatoscope, prescribing minoxidil, spironolactone and finasteride, reliability of patient photos, how to time a hair transplant in men and women and more.Two derm Residents sent in questions for this episode. Many thanks to Dr Danny Mansour from the University of British Columbia and Dr Anastasiya Muntyanu from McGill University.Dr. Jeff Donovan specializes in the diagnosis and management of common, uncommon and rare reasons for hair loss at his practice, Donovan Medical, in Whistler, BC and Vancouver. He is also the President of the Canadian Hair Loss Foundation, and a faculty member in the Dermatology department at the University of British Columbia.Dermalogues is made possible by a grant from AbbVie, via the CDA Corporate Supporter Program.And it is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa. Our theme music is by Lee Rosevere.

    • 55 min
    Derm for Kids with Dr Michele Ramien

    Derm for Kids with Dr Michele Ramien

    One of Canada's leading pediatric dermatologists, Dr Michele Ramien, joins Kerri to share pearls from her career in this a fun and fascinating conversation. What is the best approach to diagnosing and treating children with skin disorders? At what age do you begin engaging directly with children about their treatment and side-effects? How does the work-up for methotrexate in a child compare to that of an adult? How do you manage topical treatment for kids? What are the best pediatric derm reference sources for Residents? This episode, our Derm Resident Questions come from Dr. Lydia Ouchene of McGill University and Dr. Rory Sutherland of the University of British Columbia. Many thanks!Dr Michele Ramien is clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University of Calgary. She practices in general and pediatric dermatology. She is the vice-chair of the Camp Liberté Society, a camp for children with skin disorders. And she's the Chair of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance and the vice-president of the Canadian Dermatology Association.Dermalogues is made possible by a grant from AbbVie, via the CDA Corporate Supporter Program.And it is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa. Our theme music is by Lee Rosevere.

    • 54 min
    S3 Ep 3 - Diagnosis and Treatment of HS with Dr Mark Kirchhof

    S3 Ep 3 - Diagnosis and Treatment of HS with Dr Mark Kirchhof

    Dr Mark Kirchhof joins Kerri Purdy for this lively and informative conversation about how best to diagnose and treat hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic, systemic condition where an overactive immune system contributes to inflammation below the surface of the skin.Our Resident questions this episode come from Dr Krystina Cleminson, at Dalhousie University and Dr Panteha Eshtiaghi of the University of Toronto.Dr. Mark Kirchhof is the Division Head of Dermatology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital. He has a PhD in Immunology from the University of Western Ontario.Dr Kirchhof has also appeared on Dermalogues' CDA sister podcast, JCMS Author Interviews, discussing medical cannabis and COVID-19 vaccines.You can hear those here:https://blubrry.com/jcms_author_interviews/43325228/dermatology-related-uses-of-medical-cannabis-promoted-by-dispensaries-in-canada-europe-and-the-united-states/https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/covid-19-vaccines-and-derm-patients/id1398257291?i=1000502771664JCMS Author Interviews is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.

    • 48 min

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