P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Amy Chow, 2003

MD, Stanford University

Amy Chow is the child of immigrants from China and Hong Kong

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Stanford University

AMY CHOW is a licensed Physician and Surgeon. She and her husband run a private practise in northern California.

Born in the US, Amy is a child of parents who immigrated from Hong Kong and China and met in San Jose, California, where they still live.

Amy earned her MD from Stanford University and her residency in pediatrics at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University. Her research has been published in Critical Care Medicine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. She completed her BS with honors in biological sciences at Stanford University with a 4.02/4.0 grade point average. 

Central to Amy's sense of identity is her long career in gymnastics, including Olympic appearances in 1996 and 2000, where she won gold and silver medals. Amy is the inventor of two skills on the uneven bars, called "Chow I" and "Chow II." She is a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame, US Olympic Hall of Fame Class of 2008,and a recipient of the outstanding Overseas Chinese Award.

  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2007
  • BS Biology | Stanford University 2002
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