Yoon Soo Park, PhD

The Ilene B. Harris Endowed Professor and Department Head Department of Medical Education
Work Phone: 312-355-5406
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Curriculum Vitae

Yoon Soo Park is the Ilene B. Harris Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Education. He holds a Ph.D. in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics from Columbia University. Park’s experiences include both academic and industry settings, with research interests and experiences across multiple disciplines in psychometrics, biostatistics, educational psychology, and medicine.

Park’s research agendas have focused on data science and learning analytics methodologies in health professions education. He has also actively engaged in interdisciplinary research in the social sciences, collaborating with diverse researchers and practitioners across disciplines. His work in the health professions education has advanced the preparation of learners in clinical reasoning and measurement of competencies through validity studies.

Park served as Vice President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA; 2018-2021) and Chair of Research in Medical Education for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC; 2019-2020). Park is active in international collaborations, in both research and teaching, by organizing and leading partnerships with researchers and institutions in North America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.


  • Data Science and Learning Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Education, Psychometrics and Measurement, Statistical Modeling of Psychological and Social Processes, Disaster and Recovery Research, Assessment Methods
  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8583-4335 


      Learning Analytics – Assessment Systems

     Data Science – Psychometrics and Statistics

     Book – Assessment Methods 

Categories: Department of Medical Education, DME Administration & Staff, DME Faculty, Master of Health Professions Education