Professional Development

Our Derm PA Professional Development program will empower the Derm PAs with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to enhance their professional growth as a Dermatology Physician Assistant. These tools are designed to succeed not only in practice but in the community as well.

Through interactive workshops, mentorship opportunities, and networking events, DPAF will elevate the Derm PA skill set and help you gain valuable insight from industry experts while building a robust professional network within your community.

community outreach

Lecture Series for Derm PAs

DPAF is proud to offer Community Outreach across the nation by Derm PAs through a collection of lecture series to educate the public about most common skin conditions.

Joseph English, MD

Discusses Treatments for Chronic Urticaria

Mark Russell, MD

Discusses Malignant and Benign Lesions

Melanie Kingsley, MD

Discusses Cosmeceuticals

Gina Fragione

PA Contracts and Negotiations

Joshua Grosshandler, MD

Sarecycline, new medication specifically for acne

Joslyn Kirby

Managing Hair Loss Without Losing Your Own

Robert Micheletti

Dermatology Urgencies and Emergencies

Joslyn Kirby & Ginette Okoye

Treating the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Patient

Douglas Diruggiero

Ocular Dermatology

Crafting Your Professional Story

Resume Writing Tips and Techniques

A well-crafted resume is an essential tool for showcasing your skills, qualifications, and experiences to potential employers. It serves as a marketing document that highlights your professional achievements and positions you as a strong candidate for the desired role.

When writing your resume, keep in mind the following key points:

Tailor your resume to the specific job you're applying for, emphasizing relevant skills and experiences.
Use a clear and professional format that is easy to read and navigate.
Highlight your accomplishments and quantify them with specific metrics or achievements.
include relevant keywords and industry-specific terminology to optimize your resume for applicant tracking systems (ATS).

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