Jennifer J. Shin

Jennifer J. Shin, M.D. S.M. graduated from Harvard Radcliffe College and Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency and fellowship training in the Harvard programs, and holds a degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Shin has a longstanding interest in evidence-based practice and clinical research, and she has been a fellow of the National Institute of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She is the lead editor of Evidence-Based Otolaryngology, a nationally and internationally cited textbook, which debuted in 2008 and entered its second printing in 2010. Her second book, Otolaryngology Prep and Practice, was published in 2012 and prepares specialists for the Board Certification examinations. She is the Chair of the Outcomes Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Leadership Group for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, the specialty’s primary national professional organization. She serves as Associate Editor for clinical epidemiology and outcomes research for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, one of the highest impact journals in the field. She has recently served as Co-chair of the expert panel convened by the Academy to develop their national Clinical Consensus Statement on Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis and is among the leadership for the upcoming national Clinical Practice Guideline on Otitis Media with Effusion. She teaches regularly in the epidemiology curriculum at the Harvard School of Public Health and has received multiple awards and grants. She is a recipient of one of the Harvard Medical School Shore Foundation Faculty Awards. She performs the analysis of the Harvard Program’s otolaryngology resident assessments via faculty oral examinations, and serves as an advisor to the Harvard Medical School Office for Global Surgery. In recent years, her patient appraisal and satisfaction scores have averaged 9.7 out of 10.

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