Iris L. Tong Assistant Professor of Medicine

Iris Tong, MD, is director of Women's Primary Care at the Women's Medicine Collaborative.
An assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Tong received a medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, and completed her residency in general internal medicine at Alpert Medical School, where she also served as chief resident.
Tong is board certified in internal medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Tong is immediate past chair of the Women's Health Advisory Committee of the Rhode Island State Department of Health. Her clinical and academic interests include medical education, particularly in the field of women's health.
She is director of the Doctoring Course at Alpert Medical School and clinical director of the women's health track in the General Internal Medicine Residency Program at Alpert Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital. Tong is fluent in English, French and Cantonese.

Brown Affiliations

awards and honors

First Place, Young Investigator's Award Competition, Clinical Science Category, 8th Annual Brown University Research Forum, October 2000.
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown University Medical School, 2000-2001.
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown University Medical School, 2001-2002.
Department of Medicine Attending Teaching Award, Brown University Internal Medicine Residency, 2003-2004.
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown University Medical School, 2004-2005.
Teaching Recognition Award, Brown University Medical School, 2004-2005.
Participant, Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, Association of American Medical College, Washington, DC, July 2006.