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Kwong Chan

Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine - Clinical Medicine
+61 (0)7 5678 0772 (Work)
G40 8.16, Gold Coast Campus

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Dr Kwong Chan is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and the Internationalisation Lead of Griffith School of Medicine. He received his Medical training in Taiwan (Kaohsiung Medical University) and his PhD from Griffith University School of Applied Psychology, focusing on grief and loss support training. As a Thanatologist Kwong received his Master of Arts in Life and Death Studies from Nan Hua University in 2001. Kwong is also a holistic counsellor trained in Australia (2003). As the Stream Lead of Professional Communication and History Taking Stream in the Griffith MD program, Dr Chan introduced structured mindfulness practice into the School of Medicine in 2011, medical students have been able to apply mindfulness for exam preparation and performance anxiety management. Kwong's area of research in health education includes communication skills learning and teaching, application of mindfulness, health students' social media behaviour, admission selection, resilience building, reflective practice and development and implementation of contemplative pedagogy in health education.


  • Doctor Of Medicine
    Kaohsiung Medical University1991 - 1997
  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    Griffith University2004 - 2015
  • Master of Arts
    Nan Hua University, Taiwan1998 - 2001