Segments in this Video

Dermatologist: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:60)


Kim Rossi checks skin for suspicious or changing lesions and does preventative skin exams at least once a year on most of her patients.

Dermatologist: Career Beginnings (02:18)

Rossi originally went to school to become a veterinarian. Realizing she preferred working with people, she went to medical school and chose the field of dermatology.

Dermatologist: Keys for Success (02:35)

Rossi discusses the dedication, sacrifice, and skills it takes to succeed in this high-demand profession.

Dermatologist: Education and Certification Requirements (02:24)

Pick a major in undergraduate school; it does not have to be pre-med. You will spend four years in undergraduate school and four years in medical school.

Dermatologist: Workplace Atmosphere (00:53)

Rossi prefers private practice to other options.

Dermatologist: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:35)

Volunteer at a local hospital or shadow a dermatologist to gain valuable experience.

Dermatologist: A Day on the Job (02:40)

Rossi has a short commute to her office. She performs skin cancer screenings two days a week and surgeries on the two following days.

Dermatologist: Industry Goals and Services (00:53)

As a medical dermatologist, Rossi focuses on keeping patients healthy.

Dermatologist: Industry Challenges (01:51)

Computerization has not simplified the documentation side of medicine. Rossi describes the challenge as, "fitting the art of medicine into the computer box."

Dermatologist: Looking at the Future (01:45)

Rossi expects dermatologists will practice in groups with larger facilities.

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Dermatologist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Dermatologist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Kim Rossi talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a dermatologist. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 18 minutes

Item#: BVL166288

ISBN: 978-1-64481-299-0

Copyright date: ©2018

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