Episode 9: How to Become a Speaker for IndustryRelease Date: December 21, 2022
In Episode 9 of Cutaneous Miscellaneous, our host Nicholas Brownstone, MD speaks with G. Michael Lewitt, MD, FAAD who is a board-certified dermatologist in private practice in Chicago, IL. The episode begins with board review prep on psoriasis biologics. Dr. Brownstone and Dr. Lewitt review the immunopathology of psoriasis and offer many high-yield facts for answering board exam questions on psoriasis biologics.
First, Dr. Lewitt gives some advice on how to form industry relationships which could lead to speaking opportunities. He specifically mentions what qualities pharmaceutical companies are looking for when selecting speakers. Dr. Lewitt spends the rest of the episode giving advice for how to become a successful speaker for industry, when given the opportunity. He offers tips on how deliver an engaging presentation, how to handle difficult audience questions and how to navigate some of the ethical and medicolegal principles as an industry speaker.
This episode is perfect for residents, fellows and even early-career dermatologists who want some tips on improving their industry speaking skills! As a mentioned in the episode, click here to download the Biologic Medication Quick Reference Sheet for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis.