Dr. Leung graduated from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 2005 and completed her internal medicine residency and critical-care medicine fellowship training at Monfefiore Medical Center. In 2009, house staff selected her as Fellow of the Year. In 2010, she was recruited to join the faculty and was supported by her division for the AECOM master’s program in clinical research methods because of her interest in comparative effectiveness, cost, and outcome research. She further pursued her Executive MHA at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, graduated in 2014.
Dr. Leung became the associate director of critical care medicine for clinical operations and the medical director of the critical care physician assistant program in 2016. Her focus was to employ Lean Six Sigma methodology for process improvement, to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment strategies, to study health-care utilization and costs, and to evaluate physician compensation and productivity.
In 2019, Dr. Leung became the medical director for strategic initiatives for the medical center, managing the Triple Aim program and other operational projects. Seeing the bigger picture in health care and within the health system, she realized that relentless focus on value creation and delivery is the prerequisite of achieving the quadruple aim of health care.
Dr. Leung was born in Hong Kong and moved to Bronx, New York, when she was 19.
Dr. Leung is board certified in:
- Health Policy and Management: Cost Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making
- Value Management -- Quadruple Aim
- Time Driven Activity Based Costing