Alice Chan-Yip has made lasting contributions to health care in MontrÚal. This pediatrician and medical educator has combined research with community outreach and advocacy. Her efforts have resulted in innovative and culturally adaptable programs, both in hospitals and community service centres, to improve health care accessibility for newcomers to Canada. She is also active as a board member with the Montreal Chinese Hospital. A philanthropist, she has established a photonic research laboratory, an international multicultural prize and a psychosocial medicine scholarship at McGill University.