David C. Chan, Jr.

Associate Professor of Health Policy, Stanford University; Investigator, Center for Health Care Evaluation, US Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System; Co-director, US Department of Veterans Affairs QUERI Center for Policy Evaluation
David C. Chan, Jr.


Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.D., University of California, Los Angeles; M.Sc., economics for development, University of Oxford; M.Sc., international health policy, London School of Economics and Political Science

Summary of Experience

Dr. Chan is a practicing internal medicine physician and an economist. His research draws on industrial organization, labor economics, and applied econometric principles to study how technology and information are used in health care, and how they affect productivity and patient care. Dr. Chan’s government service includes roles as entrepreneur in residence in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, staff fellow in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, and medical device fellow in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health. He has published on health economics and policy in medical and economics journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, and The Quarterly Journal of Economics. Dr. Chan presents frequently at national and international conferences and has received numerous grants and awards, including the National Institutes of Health Director’s High-Risk, High-Reward Early Independence Award, and a Marshall Scholarship. He is a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. 

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David C. Chan, Jr.