Jennifer J. Shin, MD, SM, has been appointed associate chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Surgery. In her new role, Dr. Shin will be responsible for supporting the career development of the department’s faculty members through programs designed to optimize their work life and present them with opportunities for achievement, direct interactions and contributions to the Department of Surgery and Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization policy development.
Jennifer J. Shin, MD, SM
Associate Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs at Longwood, Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Jennifer J. Shin, MD, SM, is a graduate of Harvard Radcliffe College and Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency and fellowship training in the Harvard Program, and was a fellow of the National Institutes of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She also holds a degree in epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Shin has a longstanding interest in evidence-based practice and has served as chair of the Outcomes Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Leadership Group for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. She also served as co-chair of the expert panel convened by the academy to develop their national clinical consensus statement on pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis, and she served as vice chair of the clinical practice guideline on otitis media with effusion, a multidisciplinary effort supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She also chairs one of the specialty’s seven clinical advisory committees, which are cooperative endeavors encompassing the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and subspecialty societies such as the American Laryngological Association and the American Neurotology Society. Dr. Shin also serves as the deputy editor for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, one of the main journals in the field. Her first book, Evidence-Based Otolaryngology (2008), was among the publisher’s most accessed works and has had over 55,000 accessions.