Dr. K. Jean Chen MD, ARCT, CCFP-EM


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


Room: The Ottawa Hospital - General and Civic Campus

Dr. Jean Chen


Medical School

University of Western Ontario 2010


University of Western Ontario – Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine


Honorary President MD Class of 2020


  • Comeau, G., Chen, KJ., Swirp, M., Russell, D., Chen, Y., Gawad, N., Jabagi, H., Tran, A., Balaa, F. From music to medicine, part 1: Are pianists at an advantage when learning surgical skills? Music and Medicine. 2020;12(1):6-18.
  • Comeau, G., Beancon, J., Dempsey, E., Russel. D., Swirp, M., Balaa, F., Chen, KJ. From music to medicine, part 2: Differences in practice behaviors between expert musicians and non-musicians when learning a basic surgical skill. Music and Medicine. 2020;12 (1) pages 19-36
  • Chen KJ, Klingel M, Mcleod S, Mindra S, Ng V. Presentation and Outcomes of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections. International Journal of General Medicine. 2017 2017(10):215—220.
  • 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).

Fields of Interest

  • Medical Education
  • Simulation based training
  • Motor Skill Translation
  • Patient Education literacy and numeracy
  • Procedural competence acquisition
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