Crystal Lim received her BA in Social Work from the National University of Singapore and her MSW from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2001. Crystal obtained her PhD in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in August 2014. She received her MA in Bioethics in August 2015. The title of her thesis is A Proposed Ethical Framework for the Psychosocial Evaluation of the Living Kidney Donor. She serves as the Clinical Lead for Medical Social Services and Transplant Ethics Lead in SingHealth Transplant at the Singapore General Hospital.