Jennifer J. Shin, MD, Appointed Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Longwood Campus, Department of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School

Jennifer J. Shin, MD, has been appointed vice chair of Academic Affairs at Longwood Campus for the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Department of Otolaryngology. She will have responsibility for Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  Dr. Shin will also serve on the HMS Executive Committee and help oversee promotions and academic advancement of our faculty.

Jennifer J. Shin, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology
Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer J. Shin, MD, is an associate professor in the Division of Otolaryngology. She 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 Institute 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 serves 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 as vice chair of the Clinical Practice Guideline on Otitis Media with Effusion, a multidisciplinary effort supported by the American Academy of Family Practice, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and American Academy of Pediatrics. She also chairs one of the specialty’s seven Clinical Advisory Committees, which are joint ventures between the American Board of Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and subspecialty societies such as the American Laryngological Association and the American Neurotology Society.

Her first book, Evidence-Based Otolaryngology (2008), was among the publisher’s most accessed works and has had over 42,000 accessions.