Date：July 28 (Friday)
Dr. Chung-Liang Shih is the Director General of the National Health Insurance Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare since February 2023. He received his M.D. from Kaohsiung Medical University in 1991 and his PhD degree from the Institute of Health Policy and Management, National Taiwan University in 2006.
Dr. Shih was an attending physician of the emergency medicine at the National Taiwan University Hospital from 1998 to 2007. Afterwards, he worked as the Medical Secretary of Taoyuan General Hospital, Department of Health, Executive Yuan between 2007 and 2008. Later on, he served as the Director-General of the Bureau of Medical Affairs (2008-2012) and Bureau of Planning (2012-2013) in the Department of Health, Executive Yuan. After the official restructuring of the Department of Health as the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Dr. Shih continued to serve in the Ministry, as the Director of Department of Planning (2013-2015), Secretary General (2015-2016), Director-General of Department of Medical Affairs (2016-2020), and Vice Minister of Health and Welfare (2020-2022).
Dr. Shih also received trainings at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore in 2010 and Federal Executive Institute, USA in 2013.