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Alisa Khan | Medical Services

Programs & Services


  • English

Alisa Khan | Education

Undergraduate School

Harvard College

2005, Cambridge, MA

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School

2009, Ann Arbor, MI


Johns Hopkins Children's Center

2010, Baltimore, MD


Johns Hopkins Children's Center

2012, Baltimore, MD


Academic Pediatric Division of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Health Services Research

Boston Children's Hospital

2014, Boston, MA

Graduate School

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

2014, Boston, MA

Alisa Khan | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (General)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hospital Medicine)

Alisa Khan | Professional History

Dr. Khan is a pediatric hospitalist and health services researcher who studies interventions to improve family engagement in hospital communication and safety. Dr. Khan has led studies to improve family-centered rounds, family safety reporting, and patient safety. These include the PCORI-funded Patient and Family Centered I-PASS Study and the AHRQ-funded Family Activation and Communication About Errors and Safety (FACES Study), for which she currently serves as PI. She is also interested in healthcare disparities, specifically strategies to improve communication and safety in hospitalized patients and families with limited English proficiency. Her research has been published in the BMJ, JAMA Pediatrics, Pediatrics, and Academic Pediatrics. Dr. Khan has received funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Charles. H. Hood foundation, and other organizations.

Alisa Khan | Publications

My care is informed by the principle that patients/families, nurses, and physicians are equal partners in care and that coproducing care can make it safer, better, and more equitable.