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Everything that is New and Exciting in Pediatric Dermatology
July 1, 2022

Lisa Swanson, MD, the only practicing pediatric dermatologist in the state of Idaho, shared pearls of wisdom gained with full audience of dermatology professionals at SDPA’s summer conference in Austin, Texas. Her humor was evident as she initiated the lecture with, “Are you guys ready to be slapped in the face with pediatric dermatology?” “Early

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Pediatric Dermatology: Solutions to Challenging Cases

As a seasoned pediatric dermatologist, Lisa Swanson, MD, enlightened the DermPAs™ and others in attendance at SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference in Austin, Texas. The diagnosis and treatment of hemangiomas were reviewed through cases from Dr. Swanson’s practice. She reminded attendees that “not every red bump is a hemangioma”. Hemangiomas are best described as not

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Managing Pediatric Patients with Atopic Dermatitis; Most Patients Do Not Outgrow the Disease
June 18, 2022

  Austin physician Lucia Diaz reviewed management of atopic dermatitis (AD) with an emphasis on pediatric management. AD is the result of a skin barrier dysfunction and immune dysregulation that presents within an inflammatory loop. Up to 15% of children in the U.S. and 7% of U.S. adults suffer from AD. While the majority of

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Skin of Color: “Red Does Not Look Red on Every Skin Type”
February 9, 2022

Candrice Heath, MD, offers key tips on skin of color and the unique presentation of common conditions in this lively discussion with Dermcast host Hope Cook, PA-C. Dr. Heath, a triple board-certified dermatologist practicing in Philadelphia, shares insights on diagnosing, treating, and having difficult conversations with pediatric and adult patients. This podcast gives providers new