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Research Interests

Dr. Kan's relationships with families and partnerships with communities, as a primary care pediatrician and health services researcher, motivate her to improve our scientific understanding of health services delivery for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and to build cross-sectoral solutions to support CSHCNs and their families.

Dr. Kan is a primary care pediatrician and health services and health policy researcher. As a physician-investigator, she aims to inform the design of health policies and programs that optimize health care access and quality of care for children with chronic diseases. Her work will include a central focus on understanding the specific needs that exist for ethnic/minority communities, for whom tailoring of health systems and community-based approaches is important.

She serves patients at the Lurie Children's Uptown Clinic and precepts pediatric residents during continuity clinic.

Training Experience

2013Residency, Seattle Children's Hospital

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MSc, University of Michigan

… → 2015

MD, Johns Hopkins University

… → 2010

MPH, Johns Hopkins University

… → 2009


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