James Lin, MD

James Lin, MD, recognized as an innovative and collaborative leader, has revolutionized the medical center’s emergency care. He and his colleagues successfully minimized wait times, reduced admissions, and enhanced patient care—all while improving work life and positioning his team members…

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Dan Li, MD

Dr. Li’s passion for supporting patients with Lynch syndrome (LS) spans an entire career. Patients who have LS, a hereditary condition that greatly increases the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) and other cancers, carry a lifetime risk of up to…

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Debora Sawyer, MD

Debora Sawyer, MD, has an authentic way of inspiring change by sharing personal stories. She often invokes the story of her mother, who died of lung cancer at age 53, when emphasizing the importance of meeting patients where they are.…

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Andrea Wickremasinghe, MD

Neonatal jaundice is a common condition, caused by high levels of bilirubin in a newborn’s bloodstream. It’s easily treatable with phototherapy, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has established clear guidelines for the levels at which treatment is indicated.…

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Jason Lee, MD

After Dr. Lee finished his pathology training at Stanford University in 2008, he joined The Permanente Medical Group and soon became director of the blood bank at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, where he noticed a trend: blood transfusions were on…

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Craig Wargon, DPM

Craig Wargon, DPM, became an early adopter of technology because he enjoyed experimenting with tools that have the potential to transform patient care. This interest blossomed over the years into a full-blown passion—today he finds inspiration in sharing great technologies…

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Anthony Steimle, MD, FACC

If you ask Anthony Steimle, MD, about the key to effective leadership, he will tell you it’s about cultivating great leadership in others. “I try to identify the people within my group who are better equipped than me to solve…

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