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Emma Cheng and medical art

About Emma

Born in Taiwan and based in San Francisco, Emma is a medical doctor turned, award-winning artist. Her passion for bridging people inside and outside of the healthcare system motivates her art. She has experienced medicine's coldness and warmth as both patient and practitioner. Through her art she wants to show a side of healthcare that is whimsical, fun, warm, and healing.  


Harvard Public Health magazine, Bristol Myers Squibb, The Scientist, Speedball Art,  LEUCHTTURM1917, SUMS, Inna Organic, YOTTA, SwiftPoint, TourBox, medical doctors and clinics in Taiwan and the US, scientist from Stanford University, Harvard University, and London's Global University

Selected Jounal/Textbook publishing


2023 society of illustrators 66

2023 3x3 Illustration Annual No 20

​2023 American Illustration 42

2022 society of illustrators 65

2022 American Illustration 41

2016 Asia Illustration Collection

2015 Hiii Illustration

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Taipei Medical University, Doctor of Medicine, 2004- 2011

National Taiwan Normal University, Masters of Design, 2015 - 2016

Stanford University, Stanford Taiwan Biomedical (STB) Fellowship Program, 2017- 2018

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