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Oct 27, 2019

Survey shows dermatology trainees, faculty interested in innovation

By: Advancing Innovation in Dermatology

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CHICAGO — Dermatology residents and faculty members are interested in receiving training in biomedical innovation, according to data from a survey presented at the ASDS Annual Meeting.

“We performed the clinical innovation survey as part of our Magic Wand Initiative (www.magicwandinitiative.com). The Magic Wand Initiative was started by Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, and Rox Anderson, MD, at Massachusetts General Hospital. The idea behind the initiative was to develop a systems-based process to teach clinicians the process of innovation because, as physicians, we learn how to treat patients very well, but we don’t learn how to go from identifying a problem, finding a solution to bringing that solution to market” Kachiu C. Lee, MD, MPH, a dermatologist in private practice in Ardmore, Penn., told Healio Dermatology.

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