Associate Julie Cantor, an adjunct professor of medical ethics at UCLA School of Law, was quoted in a July 28, 2008 New York Times article entitled The Price Of Beauty: As Doctors Cater to Looks, Skin Patients Wait. The article examines whether dermatology is becoming a two-tiered business where medical dermatology takes a back seat to the high paying customers of cosmetic dermatology.
“If you really started treating patients differently based on their ability to pay out of pocket, that’s a real problem,” Dr. Cantor said. “People who want their wrinkles fixed to go to a wedding should not be treated better than those who have psoriasis.” To read the entire article, click here.
Dr. Cantor is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. She obtained her MD from Yale University School of Medicine in 2005. She teaches a course in medical ethics at the University of California Los Angeles School of Law.