Winston Wong, MD, MS

Medical Director, Community Benefit
Kaiser Permanente, National Program Office
Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives
1 Kaiser Plaza, 21st Floor Bayside
Oakland CAUSA

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Wong serves as Medical Director, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser Permanente is the nationís largest prepaid, multi-disciplinary health care provider, with 8.7 million members, a physician group of 12,000, and 134,000 employees. Dr. Wong is responsible for developing partnerships with communities and agencies in advancing population management and evidence based medicine, with a particular emphasis on safety net providers and the elimination of health disparities. A previous Captain of the Commissioned Corp of the U.S. Public Health Service, Dr. Wong was awarded the Outstanding Service Medal while serving as both the Chief Medical Officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Region IX, and its Director of California Operations. Dr. Wong currently serves on a number of national advisory committees, including those sponsored by the National Quality Forum and Institute of Medicine addressing issues of access and quality for diverse populations. Bilingual in Cantonese and Toisan dialects, Dr. Wong continues a small practice in Family Medicine at Asian Health Services in Oakland, where he previously served as Medical Director