Dr Jack Tan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1997. In 2007, he spent one year at UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento with Dr John Laird to complete his peripheral vascular interventional program. He is doubly accredited for cardiology and intensive care medicine in Singapore. He is the Deputy Head of Cardiology and Director of the coronary care unit at the National Heart Centre Singapore and the Head of Cardiology at Sengkang General Hospital. He is a practising interventional cardiologist and holds associate professor appointments at Duke NUS and lecturer appointment at the Yong Loo Lin Medical School. He was then selected for the executive MBA course and graduated in the Dean’s list for his cohort at the Singapore Management University in 2013.
Dr Jack Tan successfully organized the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress 2012 as the scientific chairman and was the organizing chairman for the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology meeting 2017. Currently he is an executive board member at Singapore Heart Foundation, APSIC (Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology) and ISCP (International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy). He is the immediate past president of SCS (Singapore Cardiac Society) and immediate past board member (Continental chair) of WHF (World Heart Federation). He is the standing president of ISCP and APSC (Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology). In 2020, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) during Singapore’s National Day from the Prime Minister’s Office.