National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H. Secretary
Dr. Alice Chen is the deputy director and chief medical officer for the San Francisco Health Network (SFHN), and professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In her role at SFHN, Dr. Chen is responsible for providing clinical and operational leadership, vision, and direction for the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s nearly $2 billion a year delivery system. A practicing primary care internist, Dr. Chen previously spent a decade at UCSF based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General in a variety of roles, including chief integration officer and director of eReferral. Prior to that, Dr. Chen worked in community health, health policy and advocacy, and philanthropy with a focus on the underserved. 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 and health disparities. Dr. Chen 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 Soros Physician Advocacy Fellowship, the California HealthCare Foundation Leadership Program and the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship.