Assoc. Prof, Executive Vice Dean, College of Health Sciences
Dr. Linh has held different positions at Vingroup since 2014 — Director of Human Resources and Director of University Project at Vinmec. In 2017, Dr. Linh joined VinUni as Director of Health Sciences Education. Before joining Vingroup, Dr. Linh worked almost 17 years at the Hanoi University of Public Health and served with dedication in different positions: Chair of Dept. of Demography, Head of Graduate Education Office, Chair of the Institutional Review Board of Biomedical Ethics. He contributed significantly to the development and successful implementation of different education programs, such as Master of Public Health, Doctor of Public Health, and Master of Hospital Management. Dr. Linh is a member of the editorial board of the Vietnam Journal of Public Health, International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine (MEDICC Review), and peer reviewer of several other professional journals worldwide. He provided technical support as a consultant to numerous projects and organizations including EU, WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, etc. in Vietnam, China, The Philippines. In 2013, he served as an international key expert at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare in New Delhi under an EU-funded program to the Government of India that helps to build up the capacity of doctors and health professionals in India.
Prof. Le Van Phuoc graduated from Dartmouth College in 2000 with a double major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures. He then matriculated at Stanford Medical School where he earned his MD. During his time at Stanford, Prof. Le also obtained a Master’s of Public Health from the University of California Berkeley with a focus on global health. He completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Global Health Equity at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Prof. Le is dedicated to creating opportunities all over the world for doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers to better serve vulnerable populations. Most recently, he was a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at UCSF. He co-directs the Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship at UCSF. He is also an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health where he directed the Interdisciplinary MPH program. In 2015, he co-founded the HEAL (Health, Equity, Action and Leadership) Initiative, which trains, transforms, and builds a community of healthcare providers to make service to the underserved their lifelong commitment. HEAL operates on Native American reservations and safety net hospitals in the U.S., as well as in some of the poorest villages in Nepal, Haiti, India, Mali, Malawi, Liberia and Mexico. In its first seven years of operation, HEAL became the largest academic global health fellowship in the United States, with over 170 program participants who collectively provide high quality health care to over 1 million underserved people annually. In 2018, he co-founded Arc Health, a public benefit corporation that focuses on physician staffing in underserved areas. Since its founding, Arc Health now operates in 10 states and over 40 health care facilities.
In addition to health equity programs like HEAL and innovations like Arc Health, Prof. Le is passionate about interprofessional medical education. He teaches and trains students including undergraduates, residents, fellows and junior faculty. He has won numerous teaching awards from both UCSF and UC Berkeley. Prof. Le has conversational knowledge of Mandarin, Vietnamese and Spanish.
Deputy CEO of Medical Affairs, Vinmec Healthcare System
Vice Dean for Hospital Engagement, College of Health Sciences
Dr. Phung Nam Lam joined Vinmec Healthcare System since opening in January 2012. He took the role of Head of ICU in Vinmec Times City, Chair of Internal Medicine, Chair of Emergency & Intensive Care, Chair of Clinical Training before being appointed as Deputy CEO of Medical Affairs in Vinmec Healthcare System in 2018.
Dr. Lam completed his residency in Intensive Care in 1995 and PhD in 2011 from Hanoi Medical University, residency (FFI) in France (1997-1998 and 2004); attended training courses at International Medical Center of Japan (IMCJ) and Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney (Australia) -2009; visiting physician at St Anthony Hospital, Colorado and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (US).
Before joining Vinmec Healthcare System, Dr. Lam had over 15 years of experience working as a physician and lecturing in Emergency and Intensive Care at Bach Mai Hospital and Hanoi Medical University (from 1996 to 2011). Furthermore, he was former Deputy Head of Emergency Department at Bach Mai Hospital between the years 2007 and 2011. He has published more than 20 papers on medical journals in the field of Emergency, Critical Care and Internal Medicine.
He has been an active member of Executive Committee – Vietnam National Association of Emergency, Intensive Care Medicine and Clinical Toxicology. Previously, he played a role of General Secretary of this Association over the period from 2011 to 2016.
Dr. Nguyen Thi Tuyet graduated from Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine in December, 2004. From 2005 to 2008, she was recruited into the Internal Medicine residency training at Hospital 115 in Ho Chi Minh City. Following that, she performed research training and postdoctoral research at Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine on the toxicity of high phosphate in insulin-secreting cells and vascular smooth muscle cells. Her research has been published in American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism, FASEB journal, Journal of Biological Chemistry and other journals. She spent one year at Tan Tao University, School of Medicine as lecturer cum Head of the training department before joining the VinUni Internal Medicine Residency Program as Curriculum Development Director since 2017.
Dr Thanh Ngoc Tien completed his MD degree at Hanoi Medical University. From 2010 to 2013, he was a clinician at Hanoi Lung Hospital and Saint Paul Hospital, where he treated patients with respiratory and cardiac diseases. Dr Tien obtained his master’s degree in Internal Medicine in 2015 from Hanoi Medical University at which point he was recruited to be a lecturer there. He spent the next 4 years working as a medical educator at various missions in addition to his clinical activities. With a desire to contribute to the effort of creating a new advanced teaching and learning environment for medical students, he decided to take part in VinUni Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Internal Medicine Residency Program Coordinator
Ms. Hoa comes to VinUni with nearly ten years of experience in increasingly responsible role in planning and management at several governmental and non-governmental organizations including project housed by Ministry of Health; Vinmec hospital; General Department of Preventive Medicine; World Health Organization; and Viet Duc University hospital. These experiences helped her get a large portfolio of work. Ms. Hoa’s expertise is enhanced by her master’s degree in Public Health awarded by Hanoi Medical University in 2017. In her most recent position before joining VinUni, she managed to conduct CME training courses, workshops, conferences for doctors, nurses and health workers. In October 2021, she joined College of Health Sciences of VinUni as an Academic Assistant and now moves to Internal Medicine Residency Program Coordinator with the desires of providing the best support to faculty members, staff, and residents toward obtaining the corporate aims of achieving a breakthrough in educational quality at the university level in Vietnam.
Dr. Bryn is an Attending Physician in the Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She received her BA in Public Health Studies and her MD degree from Johns Hopkins University. Bryn then completed her residency training in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and served as a Chief Resident during the 2019-2020 academic year. Clinically, Bryn works on attending-only hospitalist services and general pediatrics resident services. She is a member of the Physician Supervisor for Patient Flow team and is the Co-Medical Director of the Care Team Assistant Program. Bryn remains actively involved in residency education at CHOP, serving on the Intern Selection Committee, as an inaugural member of the clinical skills coaching program for trainees, and as a frequent leader or facilitator for educational sessions.
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program, College of Health Sciences
Dr. Bui Thi Thanh Huyen is a pioneer in pediatric palliative care (PPC) in Vietnam. Graduating her master’s degree in palliative care at King’s College London, UK, Dr. Huyen leads the development of PPC in Vietnam by establishing the first PPC department at a tertiary pediatric hospital and teaching graduate and post-graduate medical students. Dr. Huyen has more than ten years of working in pediatric hospitals and six years of teaching at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City. She also got involved in program development, international relations, and hospital management. Joining VinUni as an Associate Program Director, Dr. Huyen would like to contribute to the progression of building a prestigious pediatrics residency program in alignment with the vision of VinUni being a world-leading university.
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program
Dr. Phung Tuyet Lan graduated in medicine from Pediatric Institute in Leningrad, Russia in 1992. Coming back to Vietnam she started to work at National Children Hospital from 1994. She completed 1 year of pediatric residency at Saint Antoine Hospital, Lille, France, then one year of fellowship in pediatric hematology- oncology at Rennes University Hospital, France. She received Diploma of Pediatric Oncology at Paris University XI and PhD Degree at Hanoi Medical College.
She was appointed as Vice Head of Oncology Department at National Children Hospital from 2009. With the great ambition to develop the domain of Pediatric Oncology, she and her colleagues successfully initiated the model of multidisciplinary tumor board meetings at National Children Hospital. This led to the advances in technical procedures and protocols for the diagnosis and the treatment of solid tumors in children.
She joined the Vinmec International Hospital Times City in 2016 and continues to dedicate to developing the Pediatric Oncology and Pediatrics.
Vinmec Profile: Doctor Phung Tuyet Lan – specialty Oncology | Vinmec
Pediatrics Residency Program Coordinator
Ms. Tam Nguyen has been working in the health care field for nearly seven years. She has invested her effort in coordinating training activities for health professionals when working as a Training Coordinator in the Vinmec hospital system from 2016 to 2018. She then worked as an Organizational and Learning Development Coordinator in a Family Clinic, where she was responsible for regulating training activities, as well developing and administer the managing system to incorporate technologies into managing home care services’ quality. Before working in Health Care system, she had experienced in many energetic and international standard-setting environment such as UN Women, ChildFund Australia and SNV Netherlands that could set a foundation for her to join in GME Team as Pediatrics Residency Program Coordinator.
Acting Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Dr. Khue graduated with a Doctor of Medicine and finished his surgical residency training at Hanoi Medical University. He has been practicing surgery for eight years. After completing fellowship courses in Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan, he strongly desires to improve surgical training and practice in Vietnam. Joining VinUniversity is an excellent opportunity for him to pursue an academic path, work in a professional environment, train a new generation of surgeons, and ultimately improve the quality of patient care. It is a great chance to fulfill his dream and the Hippocratic Oath: “I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.
Surgery Residency Program Coordinator
Mr. Thanh was awarded his Bachelor’s Degree in English Language by University of Languages & International Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. He has recently worked for Vinschool Education System for three years where one of his roles was to assist the Director of Education, Quality Assurance and Accreditation to maintain good operations of the system. Before that, he spent some years working as Assistant to the Project Team Leaders of projects funded by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Agence Française de Développement, so he has considerable knowledge of bidding and procurement process and a network with Vietnamese Government officials and departments in the Ministries such as MOET, MARD, MONRE, MOT, etc. With the desire to contribute more of his personal values to the community and society, Thanh constantly learns to develop himself and seeks opportunities that help him fulfill his desire.
GME Lead, Vingroup-Penn Alliance
Dr. Bellini obtained her medical degree from the University of Alabama in 1990. She came to Penn to pursue her Internal Medicine residency training followed by a year as a Chief Medical Resident. She subsequently completed a Pulmonary Fellowship and joined the faculty in 1996. She served as Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency for 20 years, stepping down in 2016. From 2005-2008, she was the Associate Dean for GME for University of Pennsylvania Health System. In that role, she had operational responsibility for all policies and procedures related to the training of over 1000 residents and fellows in 68 UPHS sponsored training programs.
Recently, she was promoted to Senior Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and has assumed oversight for leadership searches, and the internal and external chair review processes and clinical chair performance reviews. She remains active in education and is currently leading the development of Graduate Medical Education Programs in Vietnam through Penn’s global initiatives.
Dr. McAuley completed his MD degree at East Tennessee State University and his MPH degree at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Following medical school, Ryan completed his residency training in the combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (“Med-Peds”) program at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. During his time in residency, he participated in the Global Health Equities Track which allowed him the opportunity to travel to Botswana on three occasions with the Botswana-UPenn Partnership.His clinical interests focus on global health and vulnerable populations, specifically refugee health, disaster response, and medical education in developing settings. He was the Med-Peds Chief Resident for the 2015-2016 academic year for the UPenn/CHOP Med-Peds residency program. Dr. McAuley is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). He spent the last 5 years in a variety of clinical roles including: adult hospitalist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; physician and medical manager with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in South Sudan and Egypt; and as a physician with the Indian Health Service at the Tuba City Regional Healthcare Center in Arizona. In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling to exotic countries, exploring beautiful beaches, listening to classical music, and hiking in the great outdoors.
Affiliate Faculty, College of Health Sciences
Director of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center
Director of 3D Technology in Medicine Laboratory, VinUniversity
Program Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program
Prof. Tran Trung Dung finished his training as a medical student at Hanoi Medical University in 2000 and then he studied and worked as a resident doctor at VietDuc University Hospital from 2001 to 2004. In 2011, he obtained his doctor degree from Hanoi Medical University. Regarding the training and education activities, in 2012 he became Head of the Orthopaedic Division, Faculty of Surgery, Hanoi Medical University and he was appointed as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in 2015 and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in 2020 by The State Council for Professorship and Hanoi Medical University.
Before joining the Vinmec Healthcare System as the Director of the Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, VinUniversity and Director of 3D Technology in Medicine Laboratory, he also served as the leader of some organizations, for example, Head of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department and Vice Director of St Paul Hospital, Deputy President and General Secretary of Hanoi Association of Surgery, Chairman of Surgery Management Board of Hanoi Health Department and Vice Head of Department of Orthopedic, Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery in Hanoi Medical University Hospital. He had a strong passion for bone and joint surgeries; therefore, he spent time getting knowledge and experience from some Orthopaedic centers in Australia, Korea, Japan, Thailand
He is a member of many professional societies: American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association, Asian Pacific of Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Surgery and certainly Vietnam Orthopedic Association.