Albert Chan

Vice President, Chief of Digital Patient Experience

Sutter Health


Albert Chan, M.D., M.S., FAAFP, as Vice President, Chief of Digital Patient Experience at Sutter Health, is the corporate champion for the transformation of web and mobile health care services, translating the latest advancements in digital health into consumer-centric patient experiences and digitally empowered clinician workflows. He also leads the Sutter Health My Health Online initiative. He practices in Family Medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. 

Dr. Chan earned a bachelor's degree with honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his residency and year as chief resident in family medicine at the San Jose Medical Center Family Practice Residency, affiliated with Stanford University of School of Medicine. He concurrently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at Stanford University School of Medicine and Family Medicine Research at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, studying the effects of point of care decision support in the management of hypertension. During fellowship, Dr. Chan also assisted with the launch of PAMFOnline, now Sutter's My Health Online, one of the earliest PHRs in the United States. 

Dr. Chan is married with three children--a son and twin girls. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing with computers, sports (real and fantasy), cooking, and international travel.