Professor Jen-Hung Yang

Chief Education Director, Changhua Christian Hospital, Taiwan

Professor, Department of Dermatology, Chung Shan Medical University School of Medicine, Taiwan

Dr. Jen-Hung Yang graduated from National Yang-Ming University (NYU) School of Medicine (MD) in 1985 and Institute of Clinical Medicine (PhD) of NYU in 1994. He completed his dermatology residency training at Veterans General Hospital Taipei (1985-1991). He was the Chairman of Department of Dermatology at China Medical University and Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan (1991-1995). Then he served as Director of Center for Faculty Development (2006-2009), Vice-Director of School of Medicine (2006-2008), and Director of School of Medicine (2009-2010), and the Dean of College of Medicine of Chung Shan Medical University (CSMU), and the vice-Superintendant of CSMU Hospital (2010-2011). Subsequently, he was invited as the Dean of Tzu Chi University College of Medicine for 8 years (2011-2019), and as the vice-Superintendant of Tzu Chi General Hospital in Hualien Taiwan (2011-13). Therefore, he is a dermatologist, a medical educator, an administrator, and also an evaluator of medical education. He has been recruited as the Member of Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council (TMAC) since 2012 and the Member of Joint Commission of Taiwan (TJC) since 2010.

He is currently the Chief Education Director of Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH), one of the leading medical center of central Taiwan (2019~). His research interests are focused mainly on medical education in the areas of curriculum design, work-based assessments (mini-CEX, OSCE, EPA/Milestone), faculty development, professionalism and humanities; in addition, his research interests on dermatological science are to investigate the effects of mitochondrial mutations on human skin aging, and to study the inflammatory mechanism of α–hydroxy acids (AHAs) and other chemical compounds on human skin cells. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles in areas of dermatological science and medical education.