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Alice Hm Chen is the Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning at the California Health and Human Services Agency. Before that, she was deputy director and chief medical officer for the San Francisco Health Network, the nearly $2 billion a year publicly funded health care delivery system, and a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Chen is a member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers and a board member of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society, National Council of Asian and Pacific Islander Physicians and the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. She is board president of the Health Access Foundation and the Health Initiative. She has published over 50 book chapters, research and peer-reviewed articles, including in the New England Journal of Medicine and Health Affairs. She is a graduate of Yale University, Stanford University Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health, and an alumna of the Commonwealth Fund Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and the Soros Physician Advocacy Fellowship. Alice is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.