October 4, 2018 Associate Prof Dr Chen Yu Sui

Chen Yu Sui

Associate Prof Dr Chen Yu Sui

PhD (Med), BSc (Hons)


Associate Dean of Student and International Affairs (SOM), IMU Joint Research and Ethics committee member

Areas of Expertise

Small group facilitation, IPE framework and implementation, Student mentoring/support, student professionalism, student selection

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Involvement in Conference/Symposium/Faculty Development Activities

  1. IMEC committee (2008-2019)
  2. Facilitator for Fundamental of Teaching and Learning Workshops
  3. Facilitator for Mentor Training Workshops 2014

Publications in Health Professions Education


1.      C Thuraisingham, P.Krishnappa, YS Chen. Implementing the IMU professionalism education framework in the MBBS programme. South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education 15:11, NBHN Ismail (2021) DOI: 10.4038/seajme.v15i0.303

2.       Hui Meng Er, Vishna Devi Nadarajah, Yu Sui Chen, Snigdha Misra, Joachim Perera, Sneha Ravindranath & Yee Yee Hla. Twelve tips for institutional approach to outcome-based education in health professions programmes, Medical Teacher, (2019)  DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2019.1659942

3.       Pei Se Wong, Yu Sui Chen & Pui San Saw. Influencing factors and processes of interprofessional professional education (IPE) implementation, Medical Teacher, 2019, DOI:10.1080/0142159X.2019.1672864; Available at : https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2019.1672864

4.       Allan Pau, Yu Sui Chen, Verna Kar Mun Lee, Chew Fei Sow and Ranjit De Alwis. What does the multiple mini interview have to offer over the panel interview? Med Educ Online. 2016 Feb 11;21:29874. doi: 10.3402/meo.v21.29874. eCollection 2016.

5.       Allan Pau, Jeevaratnam Kamalan, Chen Yu Sui,  Abdul Fall,  Charmaine Khoo and Vishna Devi Nadarajah. The Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) for health student selection in health professions training – a systemic review.  Med Teacher 2013; 35:1027-1041.

6.       Amirthalingam Sasikala Devi, Gnanajothy Ponnudurai, Yu Sui Chen. Pre And Post PBL Meetings In Ensuring The Quality Of Facilitators In Problem Based Learning. IeJSME 2010: 4(2): 47-53

7.       YS Chen, FI Achike, G Ponnudurai, Hla Yee Yee, A Garden. Perception of Medical Students for a Hybrid Problem-based Curriculum.  Journal of Medical Education 13, 141-56, 2009.

8.       Ponnudurai G, Chen YS, Nagarajah L, Hla Yee Yee and Achike FI. Biology at pre-university level: Does this provide an advantage to Medical Students? Journal of Medical Education 11, 11-16, 2007

9.       Kek MAYC, Darmawan IGN, Chen YS. Family, learning environments, learning approaches and student outcomes in a Malaysian private university. International Education Journal, 8(2), 318-336, 2007

10.   Ponnudurai G, Nadarajah VD and Chen YS. PBL Induction Programme at the International Medical University: Students’ Perception. Journal of Medical Education, 9(2), 131-137, 2005

11.   Nadarajah,V.D., Ponnudurai, G. and Chen Y.S. Relations between Student Profile and their Perception of PBL. Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Innotech Journal, 29(1), 55-66, 2005.

12.   Chen YS, Nadarajah VD, Ponnudurai G. Perception of facilitators in a medical curriculum. Journal of Medical Education, 7(4), 425-431, 2003

13.   Nadarajah VD, Ponnudurai G, Chen YS. Monitoring the effectiveness of PBL amongst undergraduate medical students at Malaysian medical school. Journal of Medical Education, 6(2), 234-240, 2002

14.   Hla YY, Chen YS, Tan GJS. Physiology in an Integrated Curriculum: Is it enough? Asia pacific journal of Pharmacology, Proceedings of the 16th Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology, 15, Supplement 2, June 2001, S79