New Faculty

Dr. Edward Sheen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Edward Sheen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Assistant Professor in January, 2020.

Dr. Sheen’s experience has bridged the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors and includes work with Stanford University, the White House, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, California State Assembly, Kaiser Family Foundation, Blue Shield of California, California/American Medical Associations, and Genzyme, as well as advising early stage healthcare companies. Dr. Sheen completed his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Stanford, received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco and earned his MBA and MPH degrees through scholarships from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard School of Public Health, where he was also a Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership Zuckerman Fellow. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a B.A. in Public Policy and induction to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2014, he was appointed by President Barack Obama as a nonpartisan White House Fellow, and selected to be the White House Fellow to the Secretary of Defense. In this capacity, he served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary and Defense Department senior health policy advisor. For this work, he was awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service. Dr. Sheen is also Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Stanford and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is dedicated to achieving more accessible, innovative, patient-centered, and high-performing health care and bringing together teams and communities to care for vulnerable populations.