Professor Carmen WONG

Professor Carmen WONG

Recipient of 2020 UGC Teaching Award

General Faculty Members

Affiliation at the time of the award
Clinical Professional Consultant and Associate Professor of Practice in Family Medicine and Medical Education, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Award Citation
Professor Carmen Wong's expertise is in medical education and in interdisciplinary and multisectoral educational collaborations. She is committed to the pursuit of professionalism in higher education. Her novel use of design thinking in developing professional skills ensures results are learner centred and enhances metacognition and skills in a variety of societal and professional contexts. She also leads interprofessional teams of clinicians, health professionals and tutors in projects adopting an interpersonal approach with a combination of blended online and experiential learning and community engagement, practitioner's debrief and reflective practice. Professor Wong will utilise the award grant to equip teachers with pedagogy in professionalism and in using design thinking to enhance collaborative creativity and innovation in curriculum design. A community of practice will be established within and across disciplines with enhancement of international and network connections to create a sustainable and responsive dialogue and resources to enhance students' professional and career development.

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