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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

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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

    Kerri Purdy: Resident Dermatology Education in Canada During the Pandemic

    Kerri Purdy: Resident Dermatology Education in Canada During the Pandemic

    In a first ever CDA podcast crossover, Dermalogues host Kerri Purdy is Kirk Barber's guest on JCMS Author Interviews. They discuss the article she co-authored in the July/August edition of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery: Medical Education and Resident Dermatology Education in Canada During the COVID-19 PandemicKirk and Kerri talk about the challenges the pandemic created in medical education, the innovations used to overcome them and why some of those new virtual ways of communicating and educating will carry on into the future.As well as being host of Dermalogues, Kerri Purdy is also an assistant professor and division head of Dermatology at Dalhousie University and a past President of the CDA.Her co-authors on this article are: Malika Ladha, Harvey Lui, Julia Carroll, Philip Doiron, Carly Kirshen and Aaron Wong.You can find the article discussed in today's episode at the JCMS website on the link below. It is available free for three weeks after this interview is posted:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1203475421993783If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to check out JCMS Author Interviews and subscribe for more interviews on the latest breakthroughs and cutting edge dermatology research. It is available at Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify and wherever you listen.JCMS Author Interviews and Dermalogues are produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Theme composed by Lee Rosevere.

    • 30 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
    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
    Neonatal Derm with Dr Marissa Joseph

    Neonatal Derm with Dr Marissa Joseph

    Neonatal dermatology, treating newborn infants under the age of one month, can be one of the greatest challenges facing a dermatologist. How do you treat a patient that is so small, helpless and unable to express the pain, or other effects of the the skin issues that are presenting. For this interview, Kerri Purdy is happy to be joined by someone with deep knowledge and expertise in both neonatal and dermatological care. Dr. Marrisa Joseph teaches pediatrics and dermatology at the University of Toronto and is the Director of the Ricky Kanee Schachter Dermatology Centre at Women’s College Hospital. And this episode also turns out to be a reunion! Kerri and Marissa were classmates at Dalhousie medical school, back in the day.

    *** Residents Questions in this episode are from Ilya Mukovozov from the University of British Columbia, Abdulhadi Jfri from McGill University.


    This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.


    Produced by David McGuffin and Explore Podcast Productions (davidrcmcguffin@gmail.com)
    Theme music is by Lee Rosevere

    • 49 min
    Rheum and Derm with Dr Jan Dutz

    Rheum and Derm with Dr Jan Dutz

    UBC's Dr Jan Dutz joins Dr Kerri Purdy for a fascinating deep dive into the intersecting worlds of Dermatology and Rheumatology in this latest episode of Dermalogues. Topics covered include the best approach to the undifferentiated autoimmune-rheumatology patient, best tips on how to interpret auto-antibodies, treating cutaneous calcinosis in a dermatomyositis patient, what to do with a positive ANA result in a patient with a low likelihood for an autoimmune disease and much more.
    Dermatolofy Resident questions in this episode come from Krystina Cleminson of Dalhousie University and Robert Bobotsis and Mathew Nicolas of the University of Toronto.
    Dr Jan Dutz is a Dermatolgist and Rheumatologist. He is a Professor and Head of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Senior Scientist with the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

    This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.


    Produced by David McGuffin and Explore Podcast Productions (davidrcmcguffin@gmail.com)
    Theme music is by Lee Rosevere

    • 54 min
    Cutaneous Lymphoma with Dr Raed Alhusayen

    Cutaneous Lymphoma with Dr Raed Alhusayen

    Dr Raed Alhusayen joins Kerri to talk over an important and complicated area of Dermatology, Cutaneous Lymphoma.
    Topics covered include:
    What clinical clues to look for in making a diagnosis of cutaneous lymphoma and specifically mycosis fungoides. Tips on when to biopsy, how often and the best technigues. Other investigations to consider in diagnosis and treatment. How to break the news to a patient. And the best treatments to use.
    And worthy of such a complicated topic, this episode features a Dermalogues record number of Resident Questions including:
    Danny Mansour from the University of British Columbia, Naomi Labonté-Truong of L'Université de Montréal, Matthew Hughes of the University of Calgary and Misha Zarbafian of the University of British Columbia.
    Dr Raed Alhusayen is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and an associate scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. He runs a full-time medical dermatology practice with a focus on cutaneous lymphoma, hidradenitis suppurativa, and autoimmune bullous disorders. Dr. Alhusayen is the president of the Canadian HS foundation.

    If there's anything you'd like us to cover on Dermalogues, or specific questions you have for Kerri, you can reach her on twitter and instagram @CDAPresident
    This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.


    Produced by David McGuffin and Explore Podcast Productions (davidrcmcguffin@gmail.com)
    Theme music is by Lee Rosevere


     
     

    • 42 min

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