Introducing DermCOW

I would like to introduce this new weblog which is the by product of a discussion initiated by Dr. David Elpern of Cell2Soul fame. It is essentially an extension of the academic interest group called Tabula Rasa, which I initiated on Facebook. This new weblog seeks to discuss one Dermatology case every week (Now get what DermCOW means? Dermatology Case of the Week). It will be maintained by Dr. Elpern and Dr. Cohen, PGY 1 in a month and plans a career in dermatology. Keep your eyes on the site if you want to get a bite of udderly interesting Derm cases every week. Cheers!

DermCOW Philosophy William Osler wrote:  “the pupil and the teacher working together on the same lines, only one a little ahead of the other. This is the ideal towards which we should move. The pity of it all is that we should have made an intolerable burden of the study of one of the most attractive of the professions, but the reform is in our own hands and should not be far off.” Osler is, arguably, the preeminent physician of modern times.  In his spirit, we hav … Read More

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Skeptic Oslerphile. PhD Student in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Past: 1) Public Health Scientist and Program Manager, Translational Global Health Policy Research Cell, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. 2) Scientist, Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases; 3) Senior Research Associate, Public Health Foundation of India. Interests include: Emerging Infections, Public Health, Antimicrobial Resistance, One Health and Zoonoses, Diarrheal Diseases, Medical Education, Medical History, Open Access, Healthcare Social Media and Health2.0. Opinions are my own!

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