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Chinese Hospital is proud to announce that its CEO, Dr. Jian Zhang was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2024. The profiles of all the honorees are featured in the June 10, 2024, issue of MH magazine and online at

This program honors licensed clinicians in executive roles who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibility, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their respective organizations.

“Our 2024 honorees work in all corners of the industry and at organizations and companies of all sizes,” said Mary Ellen Podmolik, editor-in-chief at Modern Healthcare. “Yet one thing they share is a commitment to improving their organizations inside and out. They are leading workforce strategies, expanding access to care and improving the bottom line. At the same time, our 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives also are finding time to be part of their communities, a critical part of understanding the patient’s needs and redefining healthcare.”

Dr. Jian Zhang has served as CEO of Chinese Hospital since 2017, spearheading numerous initiatives to enhance patient care, expand services, and promote community health. Under her leadership, the hospital has achieved remarkable success and garnered multiple honors. Her exceptional leadership and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic led to successful initiatives in testing, vaccination, and education, significantly safeguarding Chinatown and earning national recognition.

“I am truly honored to be named among Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives,” said Dr. Jian Zhang. “This award is a reflection of the dedicated efforts of our team at Chinese Hospital and our unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care. We will continue to innovate and expand our services to meet the evolving needs of our community and ensure that every patient receives the quality care they deserve.”

Established in 1899, Chinese Hospital has grown from its origins as the Tung Wah Dispensary into a beacon of medical excellence and culturally competent care. For 125 years, it has remained a pillar of hope and care in San Francisco’s Chinatown, offering linguistically and culturally sensitive healthcare services.


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Ms. Jenni Lau
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