Chi Huang MD
Executive Medical Director of General Medicine and Hospital Medicine Shared Services
Wake Forest Baptist Health System
Dr. Chi Huang has spent the last two decades as a practicing physician, health care leader and social entrepreneur affecting the wellbeing of patients, families, and communities in the United States and abroad.
As a physician and leader, he has worked at tertiary care hospitals, community hospitals, and critical care hospitals. Over the last fifteen years in different settings, Dr. Huang has work collaboratively to decrease the length of stay by 10%, lower observed/expected mortality rate to 0.85, increase reimbursement by $450,000 through improved EPIC billing capture, save approximately $3 million dollars in laboratory medicine, and develop several new service lines.
Civically, he founded Kaya Children International in 1997 addressing the needs of street children and child prostitutes in La Paz, Bolivia by creating two homes, a drop in care center, and street outreach program. Between 1997 until 2017, thousands of children were served and provided a home. In Boston, he advocated on behalf of the youngest children as vice chairperson of Early Education and Care State Board for the commonwealth of Massachusetts between 2010 until 2014.
Dr. Huang has received numerous awards for his community service and teaching, such as the Harvard Medical School's Dean Community Service Award in 2000, The Taiwanese American Foundation - Asian Pacific Public Affairs Civil Servant of the Year Award in 2001, Harvard Medical School Golden Stethoscope Award in 2003, Boston University School of Medicine AAMC Humanism Award in 2004, the Brigham and Women's Hospital Physician Organization Community Service Award in 2004, Jerome O' Klein Award in Teaching at Boston Medical Center in 2005 and the Lahey Hospital Attending of the Year Award in 2011.
He graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1993, and he earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School, cum laude in 1998. Dr. Huang completed his residency training at the Harvard Combined Internal Medicine / Pediatric Program in 2002.
Dr. Huang is currently an associate professor in internal medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, executive medical director of general medicine and hospital medicine shared services, and section chief on hospital medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health System
Dr. Huang is married to Kristin Huang, EdD. They have three daughters and a wonderful australian shepherd.