Congraluations Dr. Soojin Chun

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

We would like to welcome Dr. Soojin Chun as the new Director of Education for the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Chun is a graduate of the University of Ottawa medical school and completed her residency in psychiatry and fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has also completed the Royal College subspecialty exam in geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Chun’s clinical interests involve providing clinical care to geriatric patients primarily in outpatient settings.

She is active in teaching residents and medical students at the University of Ottawa, both in classroom and small group settings. She has published a review paper for the Canadian Geriatric Society on management of insomnia in the elderly in 2016. Her research interests have resulted in several awards from the Department of Psychiatry University of Ottawa, including the geriatric psychiatry resident award in 2014 and award for best research presentation in 2013. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP) as she was awarded the CAGP resident research award in 2013.

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