Megha M. Tollefson, M.D.

  1. Pediatrician
  2. Dermatologist
  • Infantile hemangiomas
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Genetic skin diseases
  • Pediatric psoriasis
  • Pediatric dermatology
  1. 2011
    Fellow - Pediatric Dermatology FellowshipStanford University
  2. 2010
    Resident - Dermatology ResidencyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2006
    Resident - Pediatric ResidencyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1999
    BA - Human Biology, Graduated with HonorsStanford University

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Pediatric DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 2010
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  3. 2006
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Presidential Citation AwardAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  2. 2016
    JAADCR's Exceptional ReviewerJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology Case Reports
  3. 2015
    Poster session - Third place awardSociety for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting
  4. 2015
    Best Doctors in MinnesotaBest Doctors in Minnesota - Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2013
    AAD Leadership Forum Award-American Academy of DermatologyAAD Leadership Forum Award
  6. 2011
    Poster session - Second place awardSociety of Pediatric Dermatology 37th annual meeting
  7. 2008
    Feature: The Future of MedicineMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  8. 2006
    Poster Session - Third Place AwardSociety of Pediatric Dermatology
  9. 2005
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2003
    Harry H. Hoffman ScholarshipMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 2000
    Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Student ScholarshipMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 1999
    Rose Phillips Foundation Merit ScholarshipMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1998
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research FellowshipStanford University
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Board of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Content Development Committee
  2. 2017 - 2019
    MemberYoung Physicians' Committee - American Academy of Dermatology
  3. 2017 - 2018
    MentorJAAD Editorial Mentorship Program, American Academy of Dermatology
  4. 2017 - present
    ChairMembership Committee, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  5. 2016 - 2019
    Board MemberTMS Medical Advisory Board, The Mastocytosis Society, Inc.
  6. 2016 - 2019
    MemberSection on Dermatology Executive Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics
  7. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberVisiting Medical Student Clerkship Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberThe Mastocytosis Society, Inc.
  9. 2016 - present
    Co-ChairSPD 2016 Meeting, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  10. 2016 - present
    Co-Organizer and Session ChairSID Pediatric Dermatology sub-meeting 2016, Society for Investigative Dermatology
  11. 2016 - present
    Workgroup MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Core Curriculum Workgroup
  12. 2015 - 2018
    Committee MemberMayo Medical School Admissions Committee
  13. 2015 - present
    Vice ChairDermatology Research Committee, Department of Dermatology
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberAwards and Grants Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberSociety for Investigative Dermatology
  16. 2014 - 2015
    MemberAcne PI CME Workgroup, American Academy of Dermatology
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Department of Dermatology
  18. 2014 - present
    Active MemberAssociation of Professors of Dermatology
  19. 2014 - present
    Active MemberAcne Guidelines Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  20. 2014 - present
    Co-LeaderBirthmarks Group, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  21. 2014 - present
    MemberGrants Committee, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberEarly Investigators Committee, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberAssociation of Professors of Dermatology
  24. 2013 - 2016
    MemberMembership Committee, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  25. 2013 - 2016
    ChairResearch Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  26. 2013 - present
    Active MemberEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  27. 2013 - present
    Task Force MemberPharmaceutical Formulary Full Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  28. 2013 - present
    Co-DirectorMayo Clinic Vascular Malformation Clinic
  29. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Children's Practice/Quality Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  30. 2013 - present
    MemberPediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  31. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberCommunications Committee, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  32. 2012 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Children's Center
  33. 2012 - present
    Subcommittee MemberBest Pharmaceuticals for Children, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  34. 2011 - present
    MemberKnowledge Content Board - Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, AskMayoExpert
  35. 2011 - present
    MemberWomen's Dermatologic Society
  36. 2011 - present
    Dermatology RepresentativeICD-11 Revision Pediatric TAG, World Health Organization
  37. 2010 - present
    MemberDermatology Subgroup, American Academy of Pediatrics
  38. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  39. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  40. 2005 - 2006
    Resident MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  41. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  42. 2002 - 2003
    Student MemberUndergraduate Education Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  43. 1999 - 2003
    DelegateAmerican Medical Student Association
  44. 1999
    Coordinator1st Annual National Primary Care Week
  45. 1999 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
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Research activities

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