P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Celina Yong, 2003

Assistant Professor and Interventional Cardiologist, Stanford University and Palo Alto VA Medical Center

Celina Yong is an immigrant from Canada

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

Celina Yong is an Interventional Cardiologist and Assistant Professor at Stanford University and Palo Alto VA Medical Center.

Her current research focuses on understanding and reducing disparities in cardiovascular care. For her work, she has received prestigious research awards such as the ACCF/Merck Cardiovascular Research Fellowship and AHA Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award.

Under a British Marshall Scholarship, Dr. Yong completed an MBA at Oxford University and an MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing at the London School of Economics. She completed her MD at Stanford University School of Medicine and BS in Molecular Environmental Biology at UC Berkeley.

She completed her Internal Medicine residency at University of California at San Francisco, and Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Fellowships at Stanford.

  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2007
  • MBA Business | Oxford University 2003
  • MSc Health Policy, planning and financing | London School of Economics & Political Science 2002
  • BS Molecular Environmental Biology | University of California, Berkeley 2001
  • Harry S. Truman Scholar
  • Marshall Scholar
Work History
  • Stanford University and Palo Alto VA Medical Center, Assistant Professor and Interventional Cardiologist
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