Jean L. Bolognia, MD

Professor of Dermatology; Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: Medical Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates

Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics | Melanoma Program

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine


Jean Bolognia has served as President of the Medical Dermatology Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American Dermatological Association, in addition to serving as Vice-President of the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the American Board of Dermatology, and the International Society of Dermatology. She has also been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and the International League of Dermatological Societies. Jean is the senior editor of the textbook Dermatology, which is now in its third edition. In addition to recently serving on the FDA's Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee, she is the founder of the Clinical Scholars program of the SID and author of over 190 articles and book chapters.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1980)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University
Resident Yale New Haven Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Intern Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Dermatology, Dermatology (1985, recertified: 2009)

Honors & Recognition

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine (2016)

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine (2015)

  • Honorary MemberÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Dermatologie und Venerologie (2015)

  • Lifetime Career Educator AwardDermatology Foundation (2015)

  • Honorary MemberCanadian Dermatology Association (2014)

  • Maria Duran MedalistInternational Society of Dermatology (2013)

  • Rose Hirschler AwardWomen's Dermatologic Society (2012)

  • Litchfield LecturerUniversity of Oxford (2011)

  • Honorary Member (Ehrenmitglied)Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft (2009)

  • Honorary MemberCzech Academy of Dermatology (2009)

  • Mentor of the YearWomen’s Dermatologic Society (2008)

  • Everett C. Fox, MD LectureshipAmerican Academy of Dermatology (2008)

  • Thomas G. Pearson, EdD Memorial Education AwardAmerican Academy of Dermatology (2006)

Professional Service

  • President American Dermatological Association (2013 - 2014)

  • Executive Vice-President International Society of Dermatology (2013 - 2017)

  • Vice-President American Board of Dermatology (2013 - 2013)

  • President Women’s Dermatologic Society (2006)

  • Director American Board of Dermatology (2005 - 2013)

  • Vice-President Society for Investigative Dermatology (2003 - 2004)

  • President Medical Dermatology Society (2000 - 2001)

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Contact Info

Jean L. Bolognia, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Dermatology AssociatesDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Cancer CenterYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion

New Haven, CT 06510
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Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New HavenSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

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