Cindy Kang is a fourth year medical student at the University of Toronto. She graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences with previous experiences in basic science and clinical research. Her current interests are in dermatology research and medical education.
Through research, she has explored changes in diagnostic and management guidelines for conditions such as rosacea, pyoderma gangrenosum, and hidradenitis suppurativa during COVID-19. She also has a strong interest in genodermatoses and has explored genotype-phenotype correlations in pseudohypoparathyroidism. Through education, Cindy stays current with evidence-based practices and changes in management within an ever-evolving specialty. As an Associate and Chapter Editor in Dermatology for Toronto Notes, the Essential Clinical Skills Handbook, and the High Impact E-Newsletter, Cindy has contributed to educational resources that are updated annually and used by medical trainees around the world. Cindy is excited for her involvement in IDS as an ambassador, and to network, increase awareness, and partner between the University of Toronto and the IDS.