Editor Profile

Jeffrey P. Callen, MD

Deputy and Feature Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology Board

Jeffrey P. Callen, MD, is Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) and Chief of the Division of Dermatology at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Callen has done extensive clinical research, with an emphasis on issues that have implications for both dermatologists and general internists. He is an active lecturer and has authored or coauthored more than 400 academic publications, including 10 books. Dr. Callen is the current Chair of the Education Council of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and has served as Vice President of the AAD. He has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology since the autumn of 2000.


Consultant / Advisory board

Amgen; Celgene; Xoma


Various trust accounts

Editorial boards

Archives of Dermatology;; UpToDate

Leadership positions in professional societies

University of Louisville (Division Chief and Program Director)

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