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Alice Chen, MD

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Internal Medicine Physician, Senior Advisor at Made to Save, Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA

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Alice Chen

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Alice T. Chen, MD is an internal medicine physician and national leader in physician advocacy and public health. She currently serves as senior advisor to Made to Save, a national grassroots public education and outreach campaign on helping hardest hit communities get information and access to COVID-19 vaccines. She previously served as executive director of Doctors for America, a grassroots organization of thousands of physicians and medical students in all 50 states who advocate for policies to improve the lives of their patients. Under her leadership, the organization published hundreds of op-eds, reached tens of millions of people through media interviews and events, and played an important role in the passage of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion in multiple states and the push for federal funding for gun violence research among other issues. She has served as a Hauser Visiting Leader at the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership. Chen has spoken and written extensively on topics including health care reform, physician advocacy, climate change, our national COVID-19 response, and the importance of social connection. She is an adjunct assistant clinical professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She lives with her husband and their two young children in Washington, D.C.

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