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The Dr. Dustin Podcast

May 24, 2021

Join Dr. Dustin Portela and his guest, Dr. Chris Tomassian, as they talk about the ins and outs of what it takes to become a dermatologist. A common question on social media is how to be a dermatologist, and Dr. Chris shares his path to being one. He also gives tips from getting a mentor to earning a dermatology residency program. Stay tuned and learn how to be a dermatologist! 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How important it is to find a mentor when getting into dermatology
  • The pathway from a bachelor’s degree to medical school
  • What applicants need to do to get into a dermatology residency program
  • Dealing with medical research and case reports
  • What is an internship, and why is it important?
  • Different subspecialties within dermatology a resident should go through
  • Fellowships or board certification?
  • Tips on skincare and when to visit a dermatologist
  • And much more!


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