Dr. Philip A. Chan, M.D., M.S., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and School of Public Health at Brown University. Dr. Chan is Chief Medical Officer at Open Door Health, the state’s only community-based LGBTQ+ clinic. Dr. Chan also serves as Consultant Medical Director for the Rhode Island Department of Health Division of Preparedness, Response, Infectious Disease and EMS (PRIDEMS). He is working with the Department of Health and other community organizations on several statewide initiatives related to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI). Dr. Chan is also a Medical Consultant in the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and assisted in writing the 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines.