Posted on: March 14, 2022
Sandy Lee Chung, MD ’97, FAAP, FACHE, has been elected national president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is serving as president elect in 2022 and will be president of the AAP in 2023.
Chung has held over 30 state and national leadership positions, including AAP Virginia Chapter president, medical director of informatics at Children’s National’s Pediatric Health Network and CEO of Trusted Doctors, a group of 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.
Chung is the proud mother of four children.