Associate Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Department of Medicine (SMD)
Associate Professor – Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD)
Associate Professor – Cancer Center – Joint
Associate Professor – Department of Health Sciences (SMD) – Joint
Dr. Chunkit Fung is an associate professor at the medical school, and serves as a faculty advisor for two affinity medical student organizations, SPECTRUM (LGBTQ+ medical student organization) and the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association. Here at University of Rochester Medical Center, he was a member of the LGBTQ+ faculty advisory committee, co-chair of the University of Rochester (UR) Faculty Senate, and a member of the Mentoring and Equity in Compensation and Support Working Group for the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia of the UR. At the national level, Fung serves as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Sexual and Gender Minorities Task Force and recently published a progress report on ASCO’s efforts in advancing health equity for LGBTQ+ people with cancer in ASCO Connection. He has volunteered for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), which is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ+ equality, with more than 3 million members nationwide, and became an HRC Board Governor in 2021. He has served as tri-chair for the HRC Western and Central NY Annual Dinner. HRC recognized his efforts with the HRC Leadership Award for Rising Star Gala Leaders in 2020.