Emerging Scholars Exchange Program: Elaine Khoong, MD, MS
Leveraging Digital Health Tools to Advance Equity in Chronic Disease Management
Open to Penn affiliates
Elaine Khoong, MD, MS is a general internist and Assistant Professor of medicine based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She is interested in leveraging technology and implementation science to improve equity in delivery of primary care. Dr. Khoong is a mixed methods researcher, implementation scientist, and informatician. Her research aims to develop, pilot, and implement interventions that improve chronic disease outcomes for populations that experience disparities, particularly those cared for in safety-net system. Dr. Khoong’s research interests are driven by her experiences as a primary care clinician caring for diverse patients within a safety-net setting.
The Emerging Scholars Exchange Program is a collaborative program with peer universities developed to provide professional development opportunities for early career faculty. Conceived by the Faculty Development Committee at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation (IHPI), the Exchange Program is a collaboration between IHPI, Penn LDI, and UCSF’s Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.
Requirements for In-Person Events
In accordance with Penn’s Public Health Guidance, the following requirements will apply to this event:
- In-person attendees are required to wear a mask at all times while inside Blockley Hall.
- Social distancing should be observed while in Blockley Hall whenever possible.