National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H. Secretary
Alice Hm Chen, MD, MPH, is the Chief Medical Officer of the San Francisco Health Network, the City and County of San Francisco’s publicly funded, vertically integrated delivery system, and a Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Chen is responsible for providing clinical leadership, vision, direction, and expertise in the oversight and operations of the Network, with a focus on clinical integration; access, quality and cost of care; patient satisfaction and retention; and strategic initiatives and programs for enhancing clinical effectiveness. A practicing primary care physician, Dr. Chen previously spent a decade at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) in a variety of roles, including Chief Integration Officer, Director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality, and Director of eReferral, an integrated electronic referral and consultation system recognized nationally as an innovative model for improving access to specialty care. Prior to joining ZSFG, Dr. Chen worked in community health, health policy, and philanthropy with a focus on immigrant health. She has served on the board of several non-profits as well as on state and national expert advisory committees on healthcare delivery system redesign, language access and health disparities. She is a graduate of Yale University, Stanford University Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health, and an alumna of the Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, the California HealthCare Foundation Leadership Program and the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship.