Alisa Khan, MD, MPH

Staff Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Medical Services


    • Health Services Research
    • Hospital Medicine


    • General Pediatrics
    • Medicine


    • Children's Hospital Inpatient Service (CHIPS)

    Experience and Education



    Boston Children's Hospital,

    Boston, MA

    Medical School

    University of Michigan Medical School, , 2009

    Ann Arbor, MI


    Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 2012

    Baltimore, , MD

    Professional History

    I am a pediatric hospitalist and health services researcher. I take care of hospitalized children and do research on family-centered care, communication, and safety in hospitals.


    Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
    1. Khan A, Furtak SL, Melvin P, Rogers JE, Schuster MA, Landrigan CP. Parent-Provider Miscommunications in Hospitalized Children. Hosp Pediatr. 2017 Sep; 7(9):505-515.
    2. Khan A, Baird J, Rogers JE, Furtak SL, Williams KA, Allair B, Litterer KP, Sharma M, Smith A, Schuster MA, Landrigan CP. Parent and Provider Experience and Shared Understanding After a Family-Centered Nighttime Communication Intervention. Acad Pediatr. 2017 May - Jun; 17(4):389-402.
    3. Khan A, Rogers JE, Forster CS, Furtak SL, Schuster MA, Landrigan CP. Communication and Shared Understanding Between Parents and Resident-Physicians at Night. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 6(6):319-29.
    4. Khan A, Rogers JE, Melvin P, Furtak SL, Faboyede GM, Schuster MA, Landrigan CP. Physician and Nurse Nighttime Communication and Parents' Hospital Experience. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 136(5):e1249-58.
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