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Lisa Chamberlain, M.D., M.P.H.

LGBT MERG Title Advisor
Other Affiliations Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics), Stanford University School of Medicine
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Lisa Chamberlain, M.D., M.P.H. is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.  Dr. Chamberlain cares for patients in East Palo Alto at the Ravenswood Family Health Center. She founded and is the medical director of the Stanford Pediatric Advocacy Program, which oversees community pediatrics and advocacy training for all pediatric residents at Stanford. In 2005, she founded the Stanford Advocacy Track (StAT) which supports a subset of residents interested in pursuing careers to address child health inequity in the United States and abroad.

At the Stanford School of Medicine, she directs the Scholarly Concentration in Community Health, an area of scholarly focus for medical students interested in health disparities. She is a frequent lecturer in a wide range of settings at Stanford and teaches a popular course on the social and environmental determinants of health.  For her work in medical student and resident education, she has received two of Stanford’s highest teaching awards. Her research examines access to care for impoverished children in California, focusing on children with chronic illness.  She co-leads a statewide collarboration in California, uniting 13 pedatiric training programs across the state to develop, strengthen and disseminate community pediatrics and advocacy curriculum. She is co-founder and co-chair of the Speak Up For Kids Advocacy Committee of the AAP, Chapter 1. 

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