Cutaneous Miscellaneous Podcasts

Episode 14: Finding and Interviewing For Your First Job After Residency

Release Date: May 24, 2023

In Episode 14 of Cutaneous Miscellaneous, our host Nicholas Brownstone, MD speaks with Jennifer Parker, MD, PhD, Chief Resident at Temple University Hospital, Department of Dermatology in Philadelphia, PA. 

The episode begins with board review on dermatomyositis. Dr. Parker discusses high yield clinical and board review pearls including epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic criteria, important antibodies, management principles and pediatric dermatomyositis. 

In the main part of the episode, Dr. Brownstone and Dr. Parker discuss how to find your first job after dermatology residency. Dr. Parker gives advice on which resources exist for finding jobs including the importance of networking. 

Dr. Parker then talks about what residents should look for when selecting their first job out of residency and how to prepare for interviews – including which types of questions are asked by the potential employer and which questions you should ask. She also discusses letters of recommendations and the role they play in the job selection process. 

Whether you just started dermatology residency or are about to graduate, this episode will be very practical for you!