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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