Investigators led by Nanette B. Silverberg, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, New York, called for an increased focus on pediatric skin of color, which included improved diagnosis, treatment, and the ability to educate patients and families on the nature of their conditions.

Regarding dermatology education, very little research exists about pediatric skin of color. No resources or papers have addressed the absence of established educational resources, though the disparity in representation of skin types in dermatology educational resources has been documented and continues to be an important topic in dermatologic discussion.

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