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Jean Bolognia, MD

Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs, Professor of Dermatology

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Jean Bolognia, MD

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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 served as Secretary-General. Jean is the senior editor of the textbook Dermatology, which is now in its fourth edition, and Dermatology Essentials.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University (1987)
  • Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (1985)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1982)
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1981)
  • MD
    Yale University (1980)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Honorary MemberPolish Dermatological Society2023
Medal for Achievements in Global DermatologyInternational League of Dermatological Societies2023
Alvan R. Feinstein AwardYale University School of Medicine2023
Distinguished Clinical Career AwardYale University School of Medicine2020
Honorary MemberTanzanian Society of Dermatovenereology2020
Honorary MemberTaiwanese Dermatological Association2019
Honorary MemberSociedade Portuguesa de Dermatologia e Venereologia2019
Gold MedalAmerican Academy of Dermatology2019
Honorary MemberAustralasian College of Dermatology2017
Honorary MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology2017
Honorary MemberSociété Francaise de Dermatologie2016
Honorary MemberMedical Dermatology Society2016
Lifetime Achievement AwardMedical Dermatology Society2016
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

International Society of DermatologyBoard Vice President2013 - 2017
American Dermatological AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
American Board of DermatologyBoard Vice President2005 - 2013
Society for Investigative DermatologyVice President2003 - 2004
Medical Dermatology SocietyPresident2000 - 2001

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