Derm for Kids with Dr Michele Ramien

November 12, 2021

One of Canada's leading pediatric dermatologists, Dr Michele Ramien, joins Kerri to share pearls from her career in this a fun and fascinating conversation. What is the best approach to diagnosing and treating children with skin disorders? At what age do you begin engaging directly with children about their treatment and side-effects? How does the work-up for methotrexate in a child compare to that of an adult? How do you manage topical treatment for kids? What are the best pediatric derm reference sources for Residents? 

This episode, our Derm Resident Questions come from Dr. Lydia Ouchene of McGill University and Dr. Rory Sutherland of the University of British Columbia. Many thanks!

Dr Michele Ramien is clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University of Calgary. She practices in general and pediatric dermatology. She is the vice-chair of the Camp Liberté Society, a camp for children with skin disorders. And she's the Chair of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance and the vice-president of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Dermalogues is made possible by a grant from AbbVie, via the CDA Corporate Supporter Program.

And it is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa. 

Our theme music is by Lee Rosevere.