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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 as well as language equity. Dr. Khan has led studies to improve family-centered rounds, family safety reporting, and patient safety. These include the AHRQ-funded I-SHARE (Patients and Families Improving Safety in Hospitals by Actively Reporting Experiences) Study (R01HS028930) and the PCORI-funded Patient and Family Centered I-PASS LISTEN (Language, Inclusion, Safety, and Teamwork for Equity Now) Study (AD-2021C3-24848). In February 2024, she was named the inaugural Director of the Program for Language Equity in the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital. Her research has been published in the BMJ, JAMA Pediatrics, Pediatrics, and Academic Pediatrics.

Alisa Khan | Publications

Regardless of the language they speak, patients and families, nurses, and physicians are equal partners in care who can work together to make care safer, better, and more equitable for all.