Dr. K. Jean Chen MD, CCFP-EM


Dr. K. Jean Chen MD, CCFP-EM
Undergraduate Program Co-director and Assistant Professor


Dr. Jean Chen


Dr. Chen graduated medical school in 2010 at the University of Western Ontario and then finished residency in family medicine and emergency medicine at the University of Western Ontario. She is currently an attending physician at the General and the Civic campuses of The Ottawa Hospital. Outside of Emergency Medicine, she is busy with her cello and piano studio, continuing teaching children and adult alike the enjoyment of music.


  • Ross H, Chen KJ, Ayach B, Burwash I, Davies R, Graham M, Friesen CH, Marr D, O’Neill B, Racine N, Simpson C. Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Choosing Wisely Canada: the road to creating a list of five things physicians and patients should question. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2014 August. 30: 949–955.
  • Chen KJ, Adams C, Stitt L, Guo R. Safety and efficiency assessment of training Canadian cardiac surgical residents to perform aortic valve surgery. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 2013 Jun;56(3):180-186.
  • Lyons L. Chen KJ. Symptoms never to ignore: Be prudent during pregnancy. Vim and Vigour: St. Joseph’s Health Care. Spring 2013.
  • Chen KJ. Les répercussions sociales d'un contrôle glycémique rigoureux/Social implications of tight glycemic control. Canadian Family Physicians. 2012 November; 58(11):1300-1301.
  • Chen KJ, Goela A, Teefy P, Guo R. Constrictive pericarditis associated with atypical antipsychotics. Case Reports in Cardiology. 2012 June;2012.
  • Chen KJ, Payne D, Lazo-Langner A, Ross I, Kiaii B. Successful intraoperative reversal of heparin with factor VII in a patient with protamine reaction. Innovations. 2011;6(1):48–50.
  • Chen KJ, Teefy P, Kiaii B, Vezina WC, Chu MWA. Robotic coronary artery bypass for aberrant right coronary artery stenosis. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2010 October;26(8):326-327.
  • Chen KJ, Glicksman JT, Haase P, Johnson M, Wilson T, Fung K. Introduction of a novel teaching paradigm for head and neck anatomy. Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2010 Aug;39(4):349-355.
  • Chen KJ, Gonzalez I, Rosas M. TRAM (Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous) free flap for postmastectomy breast reconstruction. University of Western Ontario Medical Journal 2008; 77(1).
  • Chen KJ, Klingel M, Mcleod S, Mindra S, Ng V. Presentation and Outcomes of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections. International Journal of General Medicine. 2017

Fields of Interest

  • Simulation based training
  • Medical Education
  • Motor Skill Translation
  • Indigenous health
  • Patient Education
  • Procedural competence acquisition and Point-of-care ultrasound education
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