Dr Linda CHAN

Dr Linda CHAN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
  • BMedSci (Nottm), BMBS (Nottm), MMEd (Dund), DABFM, MAcadMEd, FAAFP, FHEA
Linda received both her Bachelor of Medical Sciences and medical degrees from the University of Nottingham, UK. She then completed her Family Medicine training at In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program in the USA, and was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine in 2006. She earned a Master’s in Medical Education from the University of Dundee (UK) in 2017, was accepted for Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK) in 2019, became a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2020, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy / Advance HE in 2022.

Concurrent with her family medicine practice, she was involved in teaching, medical education consulting, and disaster and humanitarian medical relief trips to Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Ghana, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. Since 2020 she has been Clinical Assistant Professor, jointly appointed under the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, and the Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education. Her research interests lie in medical education, and centre on the wellbeing of healthcare learners and professionals. Reflecting this, she was awarded the Highly Commended MedEdPublish Article 2018 – 2019 at the 2019 Association for Medical Education in Europe Conference held in Vienna, Austria (Chan L, Dennis A. Resilience: a nationwide study of medical educators. MedEdPublish 2019;8(1):20).

Key Research Areas
  • Wellbeing and resilience of healthcare learners and professionals
  • Medical education (in particular faculty development for family medicine faculty in low- and middle-income countries)
  • Clinical family medicine

Key Publications
  1. Chan L, Liu RKW, Lam TP, Chen JY, Tipoe GL, Ganotice FA. Validation of the World Health Organization Well-Being Index (WHO-5) among medical educators in Hong Kong: a confirmatory factor analysis. Med Educ Online 2022;27(1):2044635. Available at https://doi.org/10.1080/10872981.2022.2044635.
  2. Ganotice FA Jr, Chan L, Chow AYM, Khoo US, Lam MPS, Liu RKW, Poon RPW, Wang MN, Tsoi FHS, Tipoe GL. What characterize high and low achieving teams in Interprofessional education: A self-determination theory perspective. Nurse Educ Today 2022;112:105321. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2022.105321.
  3. Wan EYF, Yu EYT, Chan L, Mok AHY, Wang Y, Chan EWY, Wong ICK, Lam CLK. Comparative Risks of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2021;16(6):898-907. Available at https://doi.org/10.2215/CJN.18501120.
  4. Chan L, Dennis A. Resilience: Insights from medical educators. Clin Teach 2019;16(4):384-389. Available at https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.13058.
  5. Chan L, Dennis A. Resilience: a nationwide study of medical educators. MedEdPublish 2019;8(1):20. Available at https://doi.org/10.15694/mep.2019.000020.1.

Research Funding
Principal Investigator
2020-2022 Enhanced New Staff Start-up Research Grant (HK$380,000), "Resilience: A Mixed Methods Study of Hong Kong Medical Educators".
2020-2021 Seed Fund for Basic Research for New Staff (HK$150,000), "Resilience: A Pilot Mixed Methods Study of HKU Medical Educators".

 

Co-Investigator
2021-2022 Teaching Development Grant (HK$296,020), “Living Library of Patient-Educators for Virtual Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Clinical Consultation Skills for Medical Students”.
2021-2022 Teaching Development Grant (HK$200,000), “From Literacy to Actual Collaboration: Applying a Spiral Approach to a Large-scale Cross-Faculty Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Model for HKU”.
2021-2022 Seed Fund for Basic Research for New Staff (HK$150,000), “Exploring student- and group-level predictors for teamwork achievement in interprofessional education: A multilevel analysis”.

 


Conference Presentations
July 30 - August 1, 2021 Mok AHY, Wan EYF, Yu EYT, Chan L, Wang Y, Chan EWY, Wong ICK, Lam CLK. Comparative Risks of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Chronic Kidney Disease. Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2021, The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, Hong Kong SAR.
July 16-17, 2021 Chan L, Ganotice FJA, Lam TP, Chen JY, Liu RKW, Tipoe GL. Validation of the World Health Organization Well-Being Index (WHO-5) in Hong Kong Medical Educators. 8th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
April 8-12, 2021 Lee TY, Chan SCS, Bridges SM, Chen JY, Chan L. A Narrative Analysis on Teacher Reflections Shifting to Emergency Remote Teaching in Master of Education in Health Professions Education. 2021 American Educational Research Association Virtual Annual Meeting.
November 27-28, 2020 Tipoe GL, Ganotice FJA, Chan L, Chow AYM, Khoo US, Lam PS, Poon PW, Wang N, Tsoi HS, Liu KW. What differentiates attitudes and achievement of high and low performing teams in an online interprofessional education? A preliminary investigation in Hong Kong. Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2020 Virtual Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
September 7-9, 2020 Chan L, Dennis A. Resilience: Conceptualisations and curricular approaches of medical educators. Association for Medical Education in Europe 2020: The Virtual Experience (Online).
October 12-15, 2019 Chan L, Heffron W. Faculty Development: Equipping National Faculty of Family Medicine Residency Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. WONCA World Rural Health Conference 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
October 9-12, 2019 Chan L, Heffron W. A Faculty Development Curriculum for National Family Medicine Faculty in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Summit 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Invited Presentations & Workshops
December 2021 Chan L. ‘Resilience: A Pilot Mixed Methods Study of HKU Medical Educators.’ Annual Family Medicine Teachers’ Meeting (Online), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
August 2021 Chan L. ‘Medical Education Research and Principles of Supervision.’ The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital Train the Trainer Course (Virtual).
May 2021 Chan L. ‘Resilience: A Pilot Mixed Methods Study of HKU Medical Educators.’ BIMHSE Lunchtime Seminar, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
November 2020 Chan L. ‘Medical Education Research and Principles of Supervision.’ The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital Train the Trainer Course (Virtual).
November 2020 Chan L, Heffron W, Jenkins C. ‘Faculty Development Curriculum for Family Medicine Educators in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).’ Teaching Healthcare in a Global Setting 2020 (Virtual).
May 2020 Tipoe GL, Ganotice FJA, Chan L, Wong KT, Ng LH, Chow AYM, Tsoi HS. 'Join-the-Conversation: Promoting Online Interprofessional Teamwork Skills: Challenges and Opportunities.' Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Seminar, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
March 2018 Chan L. ‘On Resilience During Residency Training.’ In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
November 2015 Chan L. ‘The One Minute Preceptor. Time Efficient Teaching in Clinical Practice.’ Hainan Province General Practice Training Conference, Haikou, China.
November 2015 Chan L. ‘Teaching in Outpatient and Community Settings.’ Hainan Province General Practice Training Conference, Haikou, China.
April 2012 Chan L. ‘Teaching in the Inpatient Setting.’ National Family Medicine Faculty Development Conference, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
April 2012 Chan L. ‘Teaching in Community and Ambulatory Settings.’ National Family Medicine Faculty Development Conference, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
April 2011 Chan L. ‘Teaching in the Inpatient Setting.’ National Training Program for Family Medicine Teachers, National Training Centre for General Practice, MOH, P. R. China, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
March 2010 Chan L. ‘Teaching in the Inpatient Setting.’ National Training Program for Family Medicine Teachers, National Training Centre for General Practice, MOH, P. R. China, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
November 2009 Chan L. ‘Teaching in the Inpatient Setting.’ General Practice Champion Doctors Training Curriculum, Shenzhen Continuing Medical Education Centre, Shenzhen, China.
November 2009 Chan L. ‘Evidence Based Practice I.’ General Practice Champion Doctors Training Curriculum, Shenzhen Continuing Medical Education Centre, Shenzhen, China.
June 2005 Chan L. ‘Evaluation of contentment in participants of an assets-based questionnaire.’ In His Image Scientific Assembly, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
April 2005 Chan L. ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Kabul, Afghanistan.
April 2005 Chan L. ‘Heart Sounds.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Kabul, Afghanistan.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘RAP Criteria Part II: Curriculum. Based on the Residency Assistance Programme Criteria for Excellence 2005.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Chengdu, China.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘RAP Criteria Part II: Curriculum. Based on the Residency Assistance Programme Criteria for Excellence 2005.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Shenyang, China.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Shenyang, China.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘HIV & AIDS Update 2005.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Shenyang, China.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Macau SAR.
March 2005 Chan L. ‘HIV & AIDS Update 2005.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Macau SAR.
April 2004 Chan L. ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Beijing, China.
April 2004 Chan L. ‘HIV / AIDS Update 2004.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Beijing, China.
March 2004 Chan L. ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Macau SAR.
March 2004 Chan L. ‘HIV / AIDS Update 2004.’ Family Practice Education International Seminar, Macau SAR.

 


Professional Services
Professional Committees
2021 - present Member, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Enrichment Year Working Group - Service/Humanitarian Work
2021 - present Asia-Pacific Academic Primary Care Group (AAPCG) Scholar
2021 - present Member, Panel of Reviewers for Editorial Board of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2021 - present Associate Member, The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2021 - present Member, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, USA
2021 - 2022 Member, American Educational Research Association
2020 - present Member, WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) Working Party on Education
2019 - present Member, Association for Medical Education in Europe.
2003 - present Member, Christian Medical and Dental Association.
2003 - present Member, American Academy of Family Physicians.