The Skinny

Welcome to the new Dermatology newsletter! Congratulations to Dr. Renee McKay and Laura Jacobo who both suggested the name during a department wide “name the newsletter” contest. We think it “rocks”!

According to The Online Slang Dictionary, the definition of skinny is “very good, excellent, cool.” Back in the 1980s (yes, I’m that old), someone might say, “Hey, what’s the skinny?” It related more to information, predating the “411” reference. Both I think are great reasons for our name. The Skinny will be your place to come for excellent, cool information about what’s happening in Dermatology.

Spring is a time for hope and possibilities, planting the seeds for new ideas and innovations.  It’s a perfect time for reopening the campus and introducing these new webpages dedicated to celebrating our staff, highlighting events and activities, and recognizing accomplishments.

Here is what you can find at The Skinny:

See who has joined our team or is celebrating promotions and anniversaries.

Meet the Squad
Meet some of our newest team members.

Highlight of awards achieved by our team.

Employee Engagement
Information about the department, survey results, project updates, etc.

Training Opportunities
A list of Training Ops Tuesday offerings.

Showcase individuals or teams within the department.

News Around the Dept
learn what’s happening in administration, clinics, education, and research.

I hope you’ll enjoy reading this inaugural edition.

Elizabeth Edwards
Department Administrator

Sharing Springtime Quotes

“Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers.  Plant your own garden…”

 Luther Burbank


“Spring is proof that there is beauty in new beginnings.” 

Matshona Dhliwayo


“Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.”

 Lilly Pulitzer


“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.”

Doug Larson