Dr. An-Wen Chan is a scientist at Women's College Research Institute and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also a Mohs surgeon in the Ricky Kanee Schachter Dermatology Program at Women's College Hospital. Dr. Chan is a Rhodes Scholar who completed his sub-specialty surgical fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Chan has a clinical and research interest in the skin problems of solid organ transplant patients. He directs a specialized transplant dermatology clinic dedicated to skin cancer, infections, and other skin problems in this immunosuppressed patient population. Dr. Chan also studies the epidemiology and innovative treatment of high-risk skin cancers to help reduce their incidence and impact in transplant patients.
Dr. Chan is also a recognized expert in clinical trial quality, biases, and methods. He has researched and published extensively on this subject in leading medical journals, and chairs the international SPIRIT Initiative to improve the quality of clinical trial protocols. He served as a Special Advisor to the Clinical Trials Unit of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and helped coordinate the World Health Organization's International Clinical Trials Registry Platform in Geneva.Jump to top page