Steven Chan

Steven Chan

Steven Chan (@StevenChanMD,, is a clinical informaticist, Medical Director for Addiction Psychiatry at Palo Alto VA Health, and is Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine.

California, United States
Member since January 06, 2011
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2005 UC Berkeley , BA , Computer Science
2005 UC Berkeley , BA , Molecular Cell Biology
2012 UC Irvine , MD , Medicine
2012 UC Irvine , MBA , Business
2016 UC Davis , MD , Psychiatry (ABPN Board Certified)
2018 UCSF , MD , Clinical Informatics (ABPM Board Certified)

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Steven Chan (@StevenChanMD,, is a clinical informaticist and Medical Director for Addiction Consultation & Treatment at Palo Alto VA Health, and is on faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) with Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Chan is co-investigator on clinical research — at UC Davis, funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; and at UCSF, funded by the Stanford-UCSF Center for Excellence in Regulatory Sciences — in areas of telehealth and digital health. Dr. Chan is a sought-after national speaker whose ideas, thoughts, and research have been featured at Fortune 50 companies such as Google; publications such as JAMA, Telemedicine and e-Health, JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research), U.S. News & World Report, and Wired; and on media outlets including the Washington Post, Wired, PBS and NPR Ideastream. Dr. Chan served as Vice Chair for the Workgroup on Mental Health & Psychiatric Apps at the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and serves on the Committees on Innovation, Telepsychiatry, and Mental Health Information Technology.
Dr. Chan draws from his extensive medical, business, and informatics training at California’s leading institutes — UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UC Davis, as well as UCLA, UC San Francisco and Stanford University.