Dr. Albert Vu joined Valley Children’s in August 2020 as a complex care pediatrician at the Charlie Mitchell Children’s Center on Valley Children’s main hospital campus in Madera.
After earning his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado, Dr. Vu went on to complete his pediatric residency training as part of the inaugural class of Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency Program, Affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine.
In addition to his scholarly work during residency, Dr. Vu served on the Clinical Learning Environment Wellness Committee at Valley Children’s, serving as a resident representative to provide feedback and promote improvement of feedback sessions, debrief sessions and resident in crisis planning. Some of this work was highlighted in his presentation at the 2020 Spring Conference of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Vu has presented research on a wide variety of pediatric topics, including Crohn’s disease, sports injuries, childhood obesity and headaches. He has also presented on broader community-based health topics, including advocacy and human trafficking.
Outside of his clinical work, Dr. Vu is passionate about giving back to the community through volunteerism. He currently works with the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition, presenting to local school boards. He has also volunteered with Valley Children’s Adaptive Sports Program, which helps children with disabilities participate in recreational and competitive sports. Dr. Vu has also served as a physician volunteer at several health clinics in underserved communities throughout the Valley.
Dr. Vu is a member of the Northern California Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, where he serves as a health policy analyst, and is also a member of the Fresno-Madera Medical Society.