Category Archives: Commentary

#29/31 Days of Giving- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

When I first put out a query to get some ideas for organizations to include in this giving practice, many people requested that I include St Jude Children’s Hospital. Well known for its celebrity endorsements, particularly of its later founder, Danny Thomas, and his daughter, Marlo, St Jude has an excellent reputation for using donations..Read More »







#11, 12, and13/31 Days of Giving- Hotchkiss, Harvard, Yale

These are easy. I have benefitted from some of the best educational opportunities that, for some, even money couldn’t buy. My family had to contribute very little financially on my behalf. None of these institutions need my money- they are among the wealthiest in the world. Aglow Dermatology shows them all gratitude for the investment..Read More »


#10/31 Days of Giving- Wikipedia

I will be the first to admit that I have, sometimes out loud, and sometimes to myself, made fun on someone referencing Wikipedia. The reality is, however, I’ve also used it. Apparently many other people have, too, as it claims to be the most visited website in the world. Wikipedia is a free information source..Read More »


#9/31 Days of Giving- Angel Wish

The last elective I did as a medical student was an away rotation with the infectious disease division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It was the mid-1990s during the AIDS epidemic. The medications that turned what was a rapid death sentence into a chronic disease were not yet available. Watching someone in one’s..Read More »