P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Suzanne Goh, 2001

Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Cortica

Suzanne Goh is the child of immigrants from Malaysia and China

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

Dr. Suzanne Goh is a pediatric neurologist, board-certified behavior analyst, and neuroscience researcher. She is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Cortica – a health services organization with medical and behavioral health centers across the country that provide a comprehensive whole-child approach to autism care. Dr. Goh is a graduate of Harvard Medical School; she attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar; and she completed her neurology residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. She has served on the faculty of Columbia University where she was Co-Director of Columbia’s Developmental Neuropsychiatry Clinic for Autism. Her research has focused on the biological causes of autism and the use of brain imaging to identify patterns of neural circuitry and brain chemistry in autism. Dr. Goh lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and two children. When she’s not in the clinic with her patients, she enjoys yoga and hiking with her family. She is the daughter of Chinese immigrants who came to the U.S. from Taiwan and Malaysia. 

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2004
  • MBA Business | University of Oxford 1999
  • MS Women's Studies | University of Oxford 1998
  • BA History & Science | Harvard University 1997
  • Rhodes Scholarship
Work History
  • Cortica, Founder and Chief Medical Officer | January 2013 - PRESENT
  • Pediatric Neurology Therapeutics, Pediatric Neurologist
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