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Threat v. Opportunity: Virtual Care in a Post-COVID World

Alumni to Alumni Virtual Speaker Series


The Stanford Medicine Alummi Association is proud to offer our all new virtual Alumni to Alumni Speaker Series! This series features accomplished School of Medicine alumni sharing their knowledge and experience in a variety of heathcare, research, start-up and private sector settings, highlighting the diversity, innovation, dedication and impact of the Stanford Medicine community.

Join us for this live webinar as we host Ian Tong, Resident '05, Chief Medical Officer at Doctor on Demand on the topic of the rapid emergence of telemedicine in a post-covid world and how it is changing health care.

Featured Alumni Speaker

Ian Tong, RESIDENT '05

Ian Tong, MD is Chief Medical Officer of Doctor On Demand. He has spent his entire career working hard to improve access to high quality care and has continued this work at Doctor On Demand.

Ian is Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) at Stanford University Medical School. Prior to joining Doctor On Demand, he has had multiple medical leadership roles including former Stanford Internal Medicine Chief Resident; Founder and Medical Director of The Health Resource Initiative for Veterans Everywhere (THRIVE) which was honored, in 2008, with the VA Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Service to Homeless Veterans; Co-Medical Director of the Arbor Free Clinic and most recently as Medical Director of Doctor On Demand.

Ian is a National Collegiate Champion in Rugby at the University of California at Berkeley and was named to the All American Team in 1994. He graduated with a BA in English. He earned a medical degree from The University of Chicago - Pritzker and completed residency 2005 and served as Chief resident of Internal Medicine in 2006, both at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.