Jennifer Cleland is President’s Chair in Medical Education and Vice Dean (Education), Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
Prior to coming to Singapore in January 2020 she was the inaugural holder of the John Simpson Chair of Medical Education Research and Director of the Centre for Healthcare Education Research and Innovation, University of Aberdeen, UK (2011-2020); Chair of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) (2013-2018); Chair of the Association for Medical Education Europe (AMEE) Research Committee (2014-2018); and Director of the Scottish Medical Education Research Consortium (2015-2020).
She has 20 years of experience as a medical education and health services researcher. Her research is characterized by inter-disciplinarity, demonstrating successful collaborations with health economics, linguistics, psychology, statistics, pharmacy and across a wide range of medical specialties.
She has over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and books and a similar number of conference presentations on a range of medical education topics. She is currently Deputy Editor for Medical Education (2018-) and Associate Editor for Advances in Health Sciences Education (2019-).
She is a member of AMEE Executive; an Invited Member of the Wilson Centre, Toronto; Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the USA; Honorary Professor at the Universities of Aberdeen and Southampton, UK; and Curtin University, Australia. She is Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.