Winston Chiong, MD, PhD
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
New York University, Ph.D. - 2005 Philosophy
University of California, San Francisco, M.D. - 2006 Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, CA 2017 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
University of California, San Francisco, CA 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
He is a member of the UCSF Department of Neurology Diversity Committee and the UCSF Medical Center Ethics Committee. Beyond UCSF, he serves on the Neuroethics Working Group of the National Institutes of Health BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Multi-Council Working Group, the American Academy of Neurology’s Ethics, Law and Humanities Committee, and the Board of Directors of the International Neuroethics Society. He is a study section member for the NIH Center for Scientific Review, and is a research mentor in the Association of American Medical Colleges' Career Development Program for Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Scholars (K99/R00) from diverse backgrounds.
His work is informed by his interdisciplinary training in clinical medicine, philosophy and cognitive neuroscience. He received his PhD degree in philosophy from New York University and his MD degree from UCSF. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Stanford University and a residency in neurology at UCSF. He then underwent postdoctoral research training in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging at UC Berkeley and clinical training in dementia at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center.