Dr Jason Chan

Dr Jason Chan

Deputy Clinic Director and Family Physician,
Associate Consultant
SingHealth Polyclinics – Geylang



Education And Residency Showcase
Date: 22 September 2017, Friday
Time: 2.30pm – 5pm
Synopsis: Understanding the needs of patients and learners is key to the delivery of good patient care and effective medical education. SingHealth Family Medicine educators and residents share their research insights into patient enablement, patient education and education innovations in this showcase. Dr Jason Chan measured the Patient Enablement Index (PEI) and studied patient, physician and system factors affecting patient enablement in an Asian context. Dr Suriya Prakaash and Dr Goh Zhaojing evaluated elderly patients’ awareness of pneumococcal vaccination and the effects of a brief educational intervention on their attitude towards vaccination. Dr Cheryl Tan assessed the knowledge of Pioneer Generation Package (PGP) benefits and the influence of education of its benefits on the choice of primary care provider. Dr Ng Lai Peng shares her experience of creating an animated video to teach primary care physicians the procedure of IUCD insertion and the assessment of learner acceptability and confidence post-training.


Dr Jason Chan is currently working at Geylang Polyclinic as the Deputy Clinic Director. He also serves as a core faculty in the SingHealth Family Medicine Residency program and faculty for Duke-NUS Medical School, and leads the SingHealth Polyclinics’ Respiratory Workgroup. Being in Primary care allows him to interact with patients at a deeper level through continuity of care and provides an opportunity to help Singaporeans overcome illnesses and issues before they become severe. He hopes to improve in his care and management for his patients by providing efficient yet holistic care that supports each patient bio-psycho-social-spiritually.