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Jean Bolognia, MD

Professor of Dermatology; Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Contact Information

Jean Bolognia, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8059

    United States



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

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Honorary MemberAustralasian College of Dermatology2017
Honorary MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology2017
Honorary MemberSociété Francaise de Dermatologie2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine2016
Honorary MemberMedical Dermatology Society2016
Lifetime Achievement AwardMedical Dermatology Society2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015
Honorary MemberÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Dermatologie und Venerologie2015
Lifetime Career Educator AwardDermatology Foundation2015
Honorary MemberCanadian Dermatology Association2014
Maria Duran MedalistInternational Society of Dermatology2013
Rose Hirschler AwardWomen's Dermatologic Society2012
Litchfield LecturerUniversity of Oxford2011
Honorary Member (Ehrenmitglied)Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft2009
Honorary MemberCzech Academy of Dermatology2009
Mentor of the YearWomen’s Dermatologic Society2008
Everett C. Fox, MD LectureshipAmerican Academy of Dermatology2008
Thomas G. Pearson, EdD Memorial Education AwardAmerican Academy of Dermatology2006

Professional Service

American Board of Dermatology2005 - 2013
International Society of Dermatology2000 - 2017
American Dermatological Association1996 - 2017
Women’s Dermatologic Society1995 - Present
Medical Dermatology Society1994 - 2017
Society for Investigative Dermatology1985 - 2017

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