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Clin Asst Prof Zhou Xuelian Jamie

Clin Asst Prof Zhou Xuelian Jamie

MBBS (London) MMed (Internal Medicine) MRCP (UK) FAMS


National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Supportive and Palliative Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Supportive Care.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Division of Supportive & Palliative Care National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Supportive & Palliative Care Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Asst Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Module chair and faculty, Graduate Diploma for Palliative Medicine, NUS
  • Education faculty member, Lien Centre for Palliative Care, Duke-NUS
  • Clinical tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Dr Jamie Zhou received her medical degree from King’s College London in 2006, after which she completed her basic specialty training in Internal Medicine and Advanced Specialist Training in Palliative Medicine in Singapore.

Her special interests are pain management and supportive care in intensive care units. She is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and has a keen interest in communication skills training. She is an education faculty member at Lien Centre for Palliative Care and has participated in various national projects including Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care website development and community engagement.


  • FAMS, Palliative Medicine
  • MMed (Internal Medicine)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MBBS (London)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Co-Chair, TeamCARE Workgroup, SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute for Patient Safety & Quality
  • Education Lead (NCC), SingHealth Duke-NUS Supportive and Palliative Care Centre
  • Member, Healthcare Workers Education workgroup, Singapore Hospice Council
  • Organising Committee, Gala and Awards Ceremony, Singapore Hospice Council 2021
  • Chair for Social Committee, Organising Committee, Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2021


  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2019/2020
  • AM.EI Education Grant 2020

Research Interests


  1. Wan EYC, Huang H, Goh S, Peries MT, Lee C, Tan LHE, Khoo MSQ, Tay KT, Ong YT, Lim WQ, Tan XH, Teo YH, Kow CS, Chin AMC, Chiam A, Zhou J, Krishna LKR. A systematic scoping review of teaching and evaluating communications in the intensive care unit. The Asia Pacific Scholar. Jan 2021; 6(1): 3-29 DOI:10.29060/TAPS.2021-6-1/RA2351
  2. Anantham D, Chai-Lim C, Zhou J, Phua GC. Operationalization of critical care triage during a pandemic surge using protocolized communication and integrated supportive care. Journal of Intensive Care 8, 59 (2020)
  3. Lim C, Zhou J, Woong NL, Chiam M, Krishna LKR. Addressing the needs of migrant workers in ICUs in Singapore. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development. Dec 2020; 7:1-4
  4. Ho S, Tan YY, Neo SHS, Chiam M, Zhuang Q, Zhou J, Woong NL, Lee G, Krishna LKR. COVID-19 -- A review of the impact it has made on Supportive and Palliative Care services within a tertiary hospital and cancer centre in Singapore. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore July 2020; 49(7): 489-495
  5. Kamal NHA, Tan LHE, Wong RSM, Ong RRS, Seow REW, Loh EKY, Mah ZH, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Zhou JX, Phua GLG, Ong EK, Kwek JW, Loh KW, Krishna LKR. Enhancing education in palliative medicine: the role of systematic scoping reviews. Palliat Med Care 7(1): 1-11
  6. Ong RRS, Seow REW, Wong RSM, Loh EKY, Kamal NHA, Mah ZH, Tan LHE, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Zhou JX, Phua GLG, Ong EK, Soong Y, Loh KW, Krishna LKR. A systematic scoping review of narrative reviews in palliative medicine education. Palliat Med Care Open Access 7(1): 1-22 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15226/2374-836276/1/00184
  7. Mah ZH, Wong RSM, Seow REW, Loh EKY, Kamal NHA, Ong RRS, Tan LHE, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Zhou JX, Phua GLG, Soong Y, Kwek JW, Krishna LKR. A systematic scoping review of systematic reviews in palliative medicine education. Palliat Med Care 7(1): 1-12. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15226/2374-8362/7/1/00185
  8. Ng CH, Ong ZH, Koh JWH, Ang RZE, Tan LHS, Tay KT, Chin AMC, Toh YP, Zhou J, Krishna LKR. Enhancing interprofessional communications training in internal medicine. Lessons drawn from a systematic scoping review from 2000 to 2018. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2020; 40(1): 27-35
  9. Cho J, Zhou J, Lo D, Mak A, Tay SH. Palliative and end-of-life care in rheumatology: high symptom prevalence and unmet needs. 2019: 49(1): 156-161
  10. Malhotra C, Chan N, Zhou J, Dalager HB, Finkelstein E. Variation in physician recommendations, knowledge and perceived roles regarding provision of end-of-life care. BMC Palliative Care. 2015, 14: 52 DOI: 10.1186/s12904-015-0050-y
  11. Yong M, Zhou J, Lee SC. The importance of paternal family history in hereditary breast cancer is underappreciated by health care professionals. Oncology 2003; 64(3): 220-226.

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