Jennifer Lapin

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Education

Dr. Jennifer Lapin is Director of Educational Assessment & Evaluation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to her appointment with the School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Lapin was the Director of GME Evaluation & Assessment for the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lapin also has experience as the supervisor of evaluation, assessment and research for a Delaware school district as well as experience conducting research for the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Assessment and the Center for Collaborative Research in Jefferson’s College of Health Professions.

Dr. Lapin’s background includes experience in medical education research, program evaluation and psychometrics. She has experience in all aspects of the research process, from research design to data collection and analysis to dissemination of results.

Dr. Lapin also conducted research and co-authored articles and presentations relating to medical education, curriculum implementation, medical resident training and job satisfaction among allied health practitioners.

Courses Taught

RSCH 8210 - Quantitative Reasoning


PhD, Temple University

MEd, Temple University

BA, Temple University


Lyons, K. J., Lapin, J., Young, B. (2003). A study of job satisfaction of nursing and allied health graduates from a Mid-Atlantic university.. Journal of allied health

Airan-Javia, S. L., Kogan, J. R., Smith, M., Lapin, J., Shea, J. A., Dine, C. J., Ishida, K., Myers, J. S. (2012). Effects of education on interns' verbal and electronic handoff documentation skills.. Journal of graduate medical education

Lanken, P. N., Novack, D. H., Daetwyler, C., Gallop, R., Landis, J. R., Lapin, J., Subramaniam, G. A., Schindler, B. A. (2015). Efficacy of an internet-based learning module and small-group debriefing on trainees' attitudes and communication skills toward patients with substance use disorders: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial.. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Dine, C. J., Wingate, N., Rosen, I. M., Myers, J. S., Lapin, J., Kogan, J. R., Shea, J. A. (2013). Using peers to assess handoffs: a pilot study.. Journal of general internal medicine

Kogan, J. R., Lapin, J., Aagaard, E., Boscardin, C., Aiyer, M. K., Cayea, D., Cifu, A., Diemer, G., Durning, S., Elnicki, M., Fazio, S. B., Khan, A. R., Lang, V. J., Mintz, M., Nixon, L. J., Paauw, D., Torre, D. M., Hauer, K. E. (2015). The effect of resident duty-hours restrictions on internal medicine clerkship experiences: surveys of medical students and clerkship directors.. Teaching and learning in medicine


Lapin, J. N. (2015). Preclinical medical school lectures: Does content delivery method matter when evaluating faculty performance? . NEGEA