Tips for Helping the Next Generation of Practitioners Become Leaders

February 19, 2023

After winning SDPA’s Annual Educator/Preceptor of the Year award, Douglas DiRuggiero, DMSc, MHS, PA-C, joined Rob Casquejo, PA-C, in the studio for a one-on-one discussion about building a successful career by investing in the profession. DiRuggiero is well-known within the dermatology community as a skilled leader who enjoys mentoring upcoming healthcare professionals to guide them on a path toward success. In this two-part series with Casquejo, DiRuggiero shares thoughts on volunteering, lifelong learning, and listening to patients. And, as a bonus, DiRuggiero offers a step-by-step “how to” on starting an SDPA state affiliate.