Winston Wong, MD, MS

Dr. Winston Wong is scholar-in-residence at the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity.Throughout his 40-year career with roles in clinical medicine, health administration, data and policy development and healthcare philanthropy, Wong has been dedicated to improving health equity and addressing socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in health. A fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice, Wong’s professional career has encompassed executive roles at community health centers, federal service and most recently at Kaiser Permanente, where he served as medical director for Community Benefit for more than 17 years. During his time at Kaiser Permanente, Wong developed partnerships with communities to address health equity through enhancing population health and the dissemination of evidence-based medicine. In addition, he was responsible for its national philanthropic strategies to support clinical and population management initiatives and for its quality initiatives to address disparities among its 12 million patients.