Dr. Dujeepa D. Samarasekera
Director of Centre for Medical Education, National University of Singapore



Dr. Dujeepa D. Samarasekera graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, with MBBS (Honours) in 1995 and, after training as a physician, developed further in Health Professions Education in the Netherlands.

Currently he is affiliated with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as Senior Director of the Centre for Medical Education. Dr. Samarasekera also provides leadership and expertise to the Ministry of Health in the following areas – program accreditation; and development of training courses and assessment frameworks for Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Allied Health programs. He is the immediate past President of the College of Clinician Educators at the Academy of Medicine of Singapore and became President of the Western Pacific Association of Medical Education in 2018. He is a council member of the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) and Chairs the WFME Risk Committee.

Dr. Samarasekera has won many accolades but most recently has received the Public Administration Medal by the President of Singapore for his services for education in 2023. 

Dr. Samarasekera is the Editor-in-Chief of The Asia Pacific Scholar (TAPS) journal and serves on the editorial advisory boards of several other international medical education journals; and has published widely in peer-reviewed medical education journals as well as authored book chapters. He is an honorary Professor and Visiting Faculty at Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Semey State Medical University, Kazakhstan; and the University of Maastricht, Netherlands.

The University Of Lahore is organizing 7th International Conference on Health Professions Education.
With our exciting lineup of renowned speakers, we are sure ICHPE will offer something of interest for each attendee.

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