Practice Decisions: Brooke Jackson, MD on Career Choices

How does private practice compare with academic practices? In this edition of Practically Speaking, Dr. Brooke Jackson talks about her career path with Dr. Schlessinger, a private practice dermatologist and researcher in Charleston, SC. Dr. Jackson discusses the events that prompted her career changes and the lessons she has learned along the way. She also shares observations on the specialty overall and insights for helping dermatologists-in-training prepare for success. Dr. Jackson, a frequent lecturer, is currently head of Skin Wellness Dermatology Associates in Durham, NC, where she lives with her husband and three children.