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DR. JEN TAN

Dr. Jen Tan

Dr. Jennifer Tan is an experienced dermatologist with dual board-certification in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology. She has dedicated her career to high quality patient care, clinical innovation, and community health and enjoys providing dermatologic care to patients of all ages.


Dr. Tan graduated with Distinction in Research from the BA/MD Program at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her dermatology residency program at Harvard Medical School, where she served as Chief Resident before completing a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Boston Children’s Hospital.


Before joining Austin Skin, Dr. Tan spent nearly 10 years on teaching faculty at Harvard Medical School, working at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP). During this time, she co-founded the Harvard Dermatology-BHCHP collaboration and served as Director of Pediatric Dermatology and Community Outreach at BWH. Dr. Tan is passionate about medical education and community health and currently maintains an academic appointment at MGH, BHCHP and Harvard Medical School where she continues to be involved in the Harvard Dermatology-BHCHP collaboration.


Additionally, Dr. Tan is a respected expert in the areas of community dermatology and homeless medicine and has made research contributions through publications in major dermatology journals. She has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has been fortunate to receive several prestigious awards, including the Harvard Medical School Dean’s Community Service Award and the American Academy of Dermatology National Patient Care Hero Award. Her career path has been featured in the MGH Charged podcast and in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

 

PRESS RELEASES

Articles covering Dr. Tans efforts to help the homeless community stay healthy during the pandemic.

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JAMA NETWORK

January 20, 2021

Dermatologist at Work

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY

October 27, 2020

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DR. TAN NAMED PATIENT CARE HERO AWARD

November 2nd, 2020