Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Milken Institute School of Public Health, focused on health workforce, primary care, and health professions and graduate medical education research and policy. She has both national and global expertise. Her research includes examination of the role of medical schools in addressing high priority workforce needs in primary care, underserved communities, and diversity; the role of graduate medical education in the cost practice patterns of physicians; and the status and challenges faced by medical schools in Sub-Saharan Africa.