Meet Dr Jane Chan
Qualifications at a glance
Dr Jane Chan is American Board-certified in the following 3 specialties: Internal Medicine (since 1985), Pulmonary Diseases (since 1990), and Critical Care Medicine (since 1991). She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (since 1990), a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (since 1992), and a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (since 2001).
Dr Jane Chan is registered as Specialist in Respiratory Medicine with the Medical Council of Hong Kong. She has been triply accreditated by the Hong Kong College of Physicians as a specialist in Advanced Internal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. She is a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (since 1992), and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (since 1992). She was also awarded Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2006. She was awarded Post-graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases by the University of Hong Kong in 2006.
Training and Expertise
Following her undergraduate studies at Yale University, where she graduated summa cum laude and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry in 1978, Dr Chan studied medicine at the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine and received her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1982. From 1982 to 1985, Dr. Chan served as intern, junior resident and senior resident in the Washington-Barnes Hospital and the University of Chicago Hospitals in the USA. From 1987 to 1989, she worked as Fellow in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University Medical Centre, USA.
In 1986, Dr. Chan joined the Department of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong as Clinical Lecturer, and embarked on a 9-year career as an academic clinician at the university teaching hospital - Queen Mary Hospital - devoting herself to clinical service, teaching and medical research in Respiratory Medicine.
In 1995, Dr. Chan joined the Hospital Authority and was appointed Consultant Physician in Intensive Care at Queen Mary Hospital. She became Director of the Adult Intensive Care Unit in 1997. During the SARS epidemic in 2003, she led the SARS ICU team in fighting for the critically SARS patients at Queen Mary Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Chan joined private practice where she provides the rare expertise in both respiratory and critical care medicine.
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