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Jack S. Resneck Jr.


Chair of the Department of Dermatology
President of the American Medical Association

Dr. Jack Resneck, Jr. is a dermatologist who cares for patients with a wide range of skin diseases.

Resneck's research focuses on patient access to care, health care delivery, quality improvement, telemedicine and public health.

Raised in Louisiana, Resneck received his bachelor's degree in public policy from Brown University. He earned his medical degree from UCSF, where he also completed his residency in dermatology. He completed a fellowship in health policy at the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.

Passionate about advocating for both doctors and patients, Resneck is president of the American Medical Association (AMA). He previously served as chair of the AMA's board of trustees and has also been president of the California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. He has served on the board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology, which awarded him several presidential citations, including its prestigious Clarence S. Livingood, MD Memorial Award and Lectureship. He has testified in congressional hearings on telemedicine, digital health, high drug prices and other topics.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 1997

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Dermatology, 2001

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Health Policy, 2003

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

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I'm passionate about service, leadership, the future of health care and advocating for patients and physicians.

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