National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
Edward A. Chow, M.D. Treasurer
Dr. Chow is an internal medicine specialist who has been in practice in San Francisco for over forty-five years. He is President and CEO of Jade Health Care Medical Group, affiliated with the Chinese Hospital Health System.
Previously he was Executive Director of the Chinese Community Health Care Association, and Chief Medical Officer of the Chinese Community Health Plan. He is co-chair of the Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Diabetes Coalition; member-at-large of the Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies Board of Directors; and founding member of the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians.
He has received numerous awards for his work in health disparities and cultural competency, including the 2008 Alumni Merit Award from St. Louis University School of Medicine, Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians Northern California Chapter (2008), San Francisco Asian Pacific American Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award (2010), and the Silver SPUR award (2012) for enhancing the quality of life and vitality of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dr. Chow is the President of the San Francisco Health Commission, currently chairs the San Francisco General Hospital Joint Conference Committee, and is a member of the Finance and Planning Committee. He is NCAPIP's Treasurer and has been a Board Member since its founding.