Mark D. Kaufmann, MD
Mark Kaufmann, MD, is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, New York, a position he has held since 1995.
He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, completing residency training in dermatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. He is board certified in dermatology.
Dr. Kaufman was an early adopter of electronic medical records and served as co-chair of the Dermatology Criteria Work Group for the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology until 2013. He currently serves as an advisor to the Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is the incoming chair the American Academy of Dermatology’s Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) committee, and has served as Chair the Electronic Health Records Implementation Task Force as well as the ICD-10 Workgroup. He has also served on the Healthcare Finance Committee, the Appropriate Use Criteria Committee, and the Innovations in Payment and Delivery Workgroup.
He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology.
With many articles recently published on the topic of health information technology, Dr. Kaufmann is a frequent national lecturer, including the annual meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology, and other societies, and grand rounds.
Dr. Kaufmann is on the editorial board for, and a contributing editor to, Practical Dermatology; he is on the international editorial board for The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and on the editorial advisory board for The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. Since 2012, he has been on the editorial board for The American Journal of Managed Care.
Dr. Kaufmann’s contributions to the American Academy of Dermatology have been recognized by his receiving the Presidential Citation in 2013, 2014, and 2015.