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, 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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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