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  • Vinh Lam

    Vinh Lam

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Vinh Lam is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population health. He earned his MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and chose to stay in Los Angeles to complete his family medicine residency training at UCLA. During his training, Dr. Lam developed a strong interest in teaching and medical education through his involvement with resident education and the graduate medical education committee. He also spent 1 year as a resident informaticist where he also became very interested in informatics, medical technology, and innovative solutions to improving patient health outcomes and decreasing physician burnout. Dr. Lam enjoys caring for patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics, performing office-based procedures, and prioritizing preventative care.
    Outside of medicine, Dr. Lam loves to travel with his family, dabbles in photography and videography, and enjoys attempting to recreate meals he has had while traveling with his wife, Becca.

  • Benjamin Laniakea

    Benjamin Laniakea

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Benjamin Laniakea is a board-certified family medicine physician specializing in full-spectrum LGBTQ+ health. He graduated from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical sciences and attended residency at UCSF Fresno Family and Community Medicine residency program. Since 2018 he has been the Theme Lead for the Sex, Gender, and Sexual Function curriculum at the Stanford School of Medicine and spearheads the new Stanford LGBTQ+ program.

  • Jacob Less

    Jacob Less

    QI Coordinator for T1D Exchange | Research Assistant, Medicine - Med/Endocrinology
    Casual, Primary Care and Population Health
    Chief Medical Scribe | Stanford Specialty Clinics, Primary Care and Population Health

    BioJacob Less is a current Chief Scribe of Stanford's Medical Scribe Fellowship (COMET). He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and will be receiving his Certificate of Completion from the San Francisco State University Pre-Health Professions Post-Baccalaureate Program at the end of this Spring 2021. Jacob will be entering the medical school application cycle this Summer 2021 and hopes to matriculate starting in Fall 2022.

    As a Chief Scribe, Jacob manages a cohort of 15 scribes placed in 11 specialty clinics and working with 30 providers. He has scribed for three providers at Stanford, specializing in Endocrinology and Cardiology. As a member of the COMET Leadership team, he strives to uphold the program's pillars--mentorship, research, and social fellowship. Outside of his duties in COMET, Jacob is continuing to grow and learn as a clinical researcher. He has worked as a research assistant on projects in primary care/family medicine, diabetes and also contributes as a Quality Improvement Coordinator with Stanford's Adult Endocrinology Clinic. Jacob has presented at several national conferences, both as a collaborator and first author. He is open to new experiences in the field of research to further his growth and build new skills.

    Jacob developed a strong background working with marginalized communities during his undergraduate years at UCLA. He has worked in higher education as a peer counselor, and peer counseling coordinator, to the Filipino Community at UCLA and also volunteered with underserved populations as a social caseworker to a low barrier mobile community health clinic in West Los Angeles.

  • Jia Li

    Jia Li

    Adjunct Professor, Primary Care and Population Health

    BioJia Li is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University in the School of Medicine. She is on the Admissions and Advisory Committee for Students and Alumni of the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM), a novel program at the intersection of Medicine, Business, and Technology to grow the future leaders to drive the transformation of health systems, life sciences businesses, start-ups, and healthcare-focused technology organizations. In Healthcare, She is interested in how AI could improve the outcomes of patients. She is the Co-Founder of DawnLight, a cutting-edge technology company building an award-winning platform to solve today's greatest healthcare challenges. She was the Head of R&D at Google Cloud AI, the mission is to democratize AI and advance AI. Her org at Google focus on both research innovation to solve real world problems and developing the full stack of AI products on Google Cloud to power solutions for diverse industries. Before joining Google, She was the Head of Research at Snap, leading the research innovation effort. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. She was the leader of the OPTIMOL team, which won the first prize in the Semantic Robotics Vision Challenge sponsored by NSF and AAAI in 2007. She is part of the ImageNet team, which received the 2019 Longuet-Higgins Prize. She served as the Program Chair and Area Chair of several impactful AI conferences. She is on The Computer Vision Foundation Industrial Advisory Board. She serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI). She also serves as an advisor to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018.