Jean Bolognia, MD

Professor of Dermatology; Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: Medical Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates

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

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. In the latter organization, she currently serves as Secretary-General. Jean is the senior editor of the textbook Dermatology, which is now in its fourth edition, and Dermatology Essentials. She is also the co-founder of the Clinical Scholars program of the SID and author of over 200 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

  • Honorary MemberAustralasian College of Dermatology (2017)

  • Honorary MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology (2017)

  • Honorary MemberSociété Francaise de Dermatologie (2016)

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine (2016)

  • Honorary MemberMedical Dermatology Society (2016)

  • Lifetime Achievement AwardMedical Dermatology Society (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

  • American Board of Dermatology (2005 - 2013)

  • International Society of Dermatology (2000 - 2017)

  • American Dermatological Association (1996 - 2017)

  • Women’s Dermatologic Society (1995 - Present)

  • Medical Dermatology Society (1994 - 2017)

  • Society for Investigative Dermatology (1985 - 2017)

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Contact Info

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

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

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