Dr. Eliza Lo Chin is the Executive Director of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), Assistant Professor (Voluntary) at the University of California, San Francisco, and Medical Director of Watermark by the Bay. A graduate of UC Berkeley, she received her MD from Harvard Medical School and her MPH from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. She is the editor of This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine and was featured in the National Library of Medicine Exhibition, Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians.

Dr. Chin has served as co-chair/co-director of national/international meetings, executive producer of the short film At Home and Over There: American Women Physicians in WWI, and member of several advisory/editorial boards. She has been a visiting scholar with the Women’s Leadership Institute of Mills College, and California delegate to Vision 2020. A recipient of several awards, she is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and of AMWA. She is a leader within the Medical Women’s International Association and an AMWA Representative to the United Nations Department of Global Communications. Her interests include women’s leadership and mentoring, women’s health, geriatrics, medical humanities, and history of women in medicine.


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