Biography: Michael Wong, JD

Michael Wong, JD
  • Executive Director Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety
  • Perth Amboy, NJ

A recognized healthcare and patient safety expert, Michael Wong, JD has been at the forefront in driving practical solutions that reduce healthcare costs, decrease medical errors, and improve patient health outcomes. Michael is the driving force behind the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS), an advocacy group of physicians, patient advocates, and healthcare organizations. In recognition of his efforts to improve patient safety, Michael is a founding member of the American Board of Patient Safety, a recently created board to certify and recertify physicians in patient safety through the American Board of Physician Specialties, one of the United States’ main recognized physician multi-specialty certifying bodies. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and a former practicing attorney, Michael is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Patient Compliance (JPC), the only peer reviewed journal devoted to helping patients take their medication as physician recommended.