Susan Huang, MD

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Susan Huang, MD, serves as chief executive for the Providence Clinical Network (PCN), which encompasses all of Providence’s ambulatory operations with over 10,000 providers, 30,000 caregivers and 1,100 clinics.

Since joining Providence in 2021, Dr. Huang has leveraged her extensive experience in physician leadership and patient advocacy, value-based care, health plan operations, strategic growth and operations to propel the organization toward a more fully integrated care delivery system.

In addition to leading the PCN, Dr. Huang also has served as chief medical officer for Providence’s South Division, and chief executive officer of California’s payor-provider Providence Health Network, maximizing the efficiency of clinical operations and improving patient engagement and quality and safety outcomes.

Prior to Providence, Dr. Huang led value-based care as chief value medical officer at the Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group of Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Sutter Health, defining vision, strategy and tactics for establishing the organization as a leader in high-value care and the provider of choice. As an innovator, Dr. Huang helped develop one of the first successful AI models in health care at Google. With a background in research, she is a published scientific author in journals such as Nature.

Dr. Huang, a board-certified dermatologist, studied medicine at Harvard Medical School, completed her residency at Harvard Medical School hospitals including the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was elected chief resident, and completed executive education at the Harvard Business School. She is a former teaching faculty member of Harvard Medical School and attending physician at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where she held physician leadership roles.