Salwa Khan, MD

Salwa Khan, MD MHS FAAP is the Associate Director for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Dr. Khan is a medical graduate of the University of Vermont School of Medicine, completed her residency training at University of Maryland Hospital for Children, and her public health training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Her prior work experience includes being on staff of the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs; as Program Manager for the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP); serving as a Sr. Epidemiologist for the State of Vermont Dept. of Health;  and as an Attending Hospitalist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).   Dr. Khan is actively involved in teaching medical students and pediatric residents at the JHU SOM. She is particularly interested in quality and safety issues, streamlining processes and developing clinical pathways to improve the care of children in the hospital setting. She is part of the Section on International Child Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics;  co-chair of the Community Hospitalist Subcommittee of the Maryland Chapter of the AAP; and serves as a Child Health Consultant for the World Bank. She is the Course Director for the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Hospital Medicine Symposium. She is active in her community as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for juveniles in the Maryland court system, and works with Meals on Wheels.