Sandy Chung, MD

When “Unprecedented” Becomes the Norm: How to Live and Lead through Crisis and Change

Being a leader is challenging, especially when you’re a female physician during a pandemic… being creative and finding your north-star is critical to being effective leader so that you can achieve the plans of your future. This session will provide you ideas, skills, and guidance on how to lead, achieve, and succeed as we enter the next phase of the pandemic. 

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Sandy Chung, MD, FAAP, is the 2022 President-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Chung will begin her one-year term as AAP president on Jan. 1, 2023.

Pediatrician Dr. Sandy Chung has held over 30 state and national leadership positions, including AAP Virginia Chapter President and founder of the Virginia Mental Health Access Program. She serves as Medical Director of Informatics at Children’s National’s Pediatric Health Network and as CEO of Trusted Doctors, a group of over 120 pediatric clinicians in Virginia and Maryland. Her passionate advocacy for child health and the success of pediatricians has delivered major advancements in healthcare equity, mental health, EHR burden reduction, appropriate payment, physician well-being, and optimal child health policies. She has appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and AAP News. Dr. Chung is the proud mother of four children.