Brian Chan is an associate professor of medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Addiction Medicine section. He attended Stanford University as an undergraduate, SUNY Downstate for medical school, and completed an internal medicine residency at OHSU. He then completed the UCSF primary care research fellowship, where he studied quality of care for low-income, older populations. He returned to OHSU in 2015 as a junior faculty and practiced primary care at Central City Concern and hospital medicine at OHSU hospital. Brian is engaged in an academic, translational-research career in community partnered and implementation of interventions to improve the quality of care for medically and socially complex patient populations with substance use disorders (SUD). His clinical expertise is caring for underserved populations with addictions, and he is board-certified in addiction medicine. He was the primary investigator of an evaluation of a novel integrated primary care model of care to improve outcomes for medically and socially complex patient populations seen at a federally qualified health center (AHRQ K12). He is in the midst of a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) K23 career development award, which aims to design and implement a community-partnered innovative care model to improve treatment retention and health outcomes for medically complex patients with opioid use disorder seen in primary care settings. He also serves as multiple principal investigators on an American Heart Association (AHA) rural health equity project implementing screening and treatment for methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy as part of the RURAL PRO-CARE network. He is a current implementation research institute (IRI) fellow and serves as the NW region SGIM secretary/treasurer for 2023-2024.

Job Title

Assistant Professor


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine