Dr. Tiffany Leung

Maastricht University

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Maastricht University


Tiffany I. Leung, MD, MPH, FACP, FAMIA is a U.S.-trained Internal Medicine physician and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences and PhD candidate at the Care and Public Health Research Institute at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Dr. Leung received a BS in Biomedical Engineering, combined MD/MPH, and Internal Medicine residency training at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She also completed an Advanced Fellowship in Medical Informatics at the VA (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University, in Palo Alto, CA, USA. She was formerly Clinical Assistant Professor and primary care telemedicine physician at Stanford University. As an experienced general internist board certified in Clinical Informatics in the U.S., she has a broad base of knowledge in clinical practice, public and population health, and clinical informatics research. Dr. Leung is the incoming Editor-in-Chief of SGIM Forum, and also Chair of the American College of Physicians' Council of Early Career Physicians and Chair of the Women in AMIA Awards & Leadership Subcommittee. Her PhD work focuses on understanding an mitigating job distress among physicians especially when healthcare systems undergo redesign. She has a special interest in physician suicide prevention and promotion of physician well-being and gender equity for women in medicine [1]. Dr. Leung is a co-investigator on an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Mapping the Landscape Grant to perform a literature review on physician suicide [2], and Primary Investigator on a grant from the AMA Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women [3]. She is fluent in Dutch and currently seeking a medical license in The Netherlands. [1] [2] [3]