Our Team

Alice Cha, MD

Alice Cha, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. A Bay Area native, she received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley. She completed her medical education at New York Medical College and her Internal Medicine Residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara in 2016. She has a special interest in teaching and working with young learners. In medical school, she participated in the student-inspired pilot course, Learning to Teach, as part of revolutionizing traditional curriculum. She was awarded Exemplary Performance in study group course and curriculum development in UC Berkeley's Student Learning Center. She mentored and worked with struggling learners throughout clinical training.


Minh-Chi Tran, MD

Minh-Chi Tran, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stanford School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her medical education at the University of California, San Francisco and Internal Medicine Residency at the University of California, Davis. Throughout her training she has been actively involved in student education as a mentor with San Francisco high school students and a clinical preceptor for a medical student clinic in Sacramento, CA. She was provided a recognition award by previous San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for being a co-founder of the Bayanihan Clinic based in the South of Market District in San Francisco. She has a special interest in palliative medicine and underserved medicine.


David Svec, MD, CMO

David Svec M.D., M.B.A. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine.  He completed his joint M.D./M.B.A. degree at Case Western Reserve University and then completed his internship and residency at Stanford.  He has been an academic hospitalist at Stanford since 2012. He is the Chief Medical Director of the Stanford ValleyCare Hospitalist team, the Director of the Stanford Medicine Consult and Procedure Team, and a Core Residency Faculty Member.  He has been an active member of the Department of Medicine Quality Council and the SHC Bylaws Committee. He has been recognized for his teaching, receiving the David A Rytand Clinical Teaching Award, the Arthur L Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching and the Lawrence Mathers Award for exceptional commitment to teaching in Medical Student education.  He has mentored multiple quality improvement projects of the Stanford Healthcare Consulting Group and his research focuses on high value care. His most recent publication was in the Journal of Hospital Medicine “Hospitalist intervention for appropriate use of telemetry reduces length of stay and cost.”

Neel Chari, MD

Neel Chari, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. He earned his M.D. degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and subsequently completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford in 2020. His clinical interests include quality improvement, multi-disciplinary communication, and medical education. Outside of work, he enjoys playing tennis and working towards his goal of hiking every trail in the Bay Area.


Minjoung Go, MD, MPH

Minjoung Go, M.D., M.P.H, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. She completed her M.D. degree at University of Illinois College of Medicine and then completed her Internship and Residency at Stanford in 2015. She has great interest in hospital based quality improvement projects. During her residency, she was an active member of the Resident Safety Council, a group of residents engaged in patient safety and quality improvement project. She has worked on projects to improve MD-RN communication. With her background in public health, she is also interested in preventive medicine, patient safety, and education.


Jeanette Conley, Medical Education Coordinator

Jeanette Conley, joined Stanford School of Medicine in 2015, primarily providing administrative support to the Stanford ValleyCare Hospitalist Group, working alongside the Medical Director to coordinate the development and implementation of future programs.  She brings with her over 15 years of skillful administrative experience in various corporate and healthcare organizations.