BA, Harvard University, East Asian Studies, 1995
MD, MPH, Yale University School of Medicine, 2002
Residency, UCSF, SFGH Internal Medicine Primary Care, 2005
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, 2005
Medical Director, Chinatown Public Health Center, San Francisco, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital
President of the Board of Directors, NICOS Chinese Health Coalition
Certificate of Appreciation, SF Department of Public Health, 2016
Reza Gandjei Humanism Award, UCSF, 2005
Primary Care Leadership Award, American Academy of Family Physicians, 2000
Robert Tucker Hayes Scholar, Harvard University, 1995
An immigrant from Hong Kong at the age of twelve, my family and I received health care from the very same health care safety net to which I have devoted my entire career. Prior to assuming my current positions, I was the Associate Medical Director at Asian Health Services, a FQHC in Oakland.
Mandarin, Cantonese, English
If I weren’t a physician, I would have become an urban planner.
Chinatown Public Health Center has been proudly serving all San Franciscans, with expertise in Chinese immigrants and vulnerable populations, since 1929. Throughout its history, CPHC has stood for health equity and social justice. A pillar and leader in the community, CPHC practices a true community health center model by being fully engaged in the health of the community through programs, advocacy and collaborations.