April 22, 2020
15. Tom X. Lee, MD – A Path Toward Healthcare For All
Tom X. Lee, MD, is the CEO and founder behind Galileo Health, a telemedicine company that aims to provide quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible to everyone. He has a track record of innovation that bridges technology and healthcare. Before founding Galileo, he created Epocrates, the very first medical app on Apple’s mobile platform, currently used by millions of healthcare professionals to reduce medical errors. He later went on to create One Medical Group, a membership-based primary care practice which IPO’d earlier this year, valued at more than $1.5 billion.
From 2000 to 2007, Lee served as an associate at the University of California, San Francisco. Before that, he was a senior program officer at California HealthCare Foundation.
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and master’s degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He also holds a medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Tom Lee is a true health pioneer whose passion and professional interests are driven by his internal desire to help people. He believes in elevating the quality of healthcare for all. During the fight against COVID-19, he strives to give access to good healthcare to those who need it most.