Dr. Chen completed her medical degree at Boston University in the Combined BA/MD/MPH program, residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Complex Family Planning Fellowship at the Boston University Boston Medical Center where she also completed the NIH K30 training program in clinical research. Additionally, she completed the Medical Education Fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine. She directs the MERCK Center of Experience at UCLA for localization and removal of non-palpable implants.
Dr. Chen is passionate about creating opportunities for patients, families, communities, medical trainees, and clinical staff. She enjoys forging new pathways to a more robust health system by prioritizing Family Planning and Public Health measures. Dr. Chen has been recognized for outstanding leadership, clinical care, and mentorship. Her research portfolio includes nationally funded projects in maternal quality of care, reproductive health and the environment, contraception, and abortion care. She has published in peer-reviewed journals, authored book chapters, and partnered with community organizations to promote family planning access. She leads a nationally recognized clinical service caring for patients throughout Los Angeles, California, and beyond.