Sam Shen, MD, MBA


Sam Shen is Clinical Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Quality in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. At Stanford Health Care, he serves in the role of Patient Safety Officer/Associate Chief Quality Officer. He also directs the Administration Fellowship in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Previously he held positions as Chief of Emergency Medicine at community hospitals in Massachusetts. Dr. Shen received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Stanford University and his Medical Degree and Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles. His emergency medicine residency was completed at Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Shen’s academic interests include digital health, process improvement, quality improvement and patient safety.