Zachary Tan (2020)
University of Queensland,University of Sydney
Zachary Tan is a medical doctor and Director at CancerAid, a leading cancer patient support startup. He previously practiced at Sydney’s prestigious St Vincent’s Hospital, serving the city’s most disadvantaged populations. Zachary worked toward ophthalmology specialist training and developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to screen pediatric eye disease, and has published papers in public health and health technology. Zachary was President of his medical school student body and served on the Australian Medical Association, successfully advocating for resident doctor safe working hour policy changes. Zachary is passionate about the intersection of clinical medicine, policy, and technology to improve healthcare outcomes broadly. Zachary is 26 years old and from New Zealand.