Scott Tong earned his BA in History from the University of Texas and his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has participated in research and volunteered in clinics that serve the uninsured and homeless. Dr. Tong was an officer in both the Christian Medical and Dental Society and his medical school chapter of the Texas Medical Association. His involvement and leadership with TMA has nurtured his interest in public health initiatives, community health and health policies. He enjoys basketball, piano, movies, travel and reading books on history and politics.