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Khanh Nguyen

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Khanh Nguyen is a hospitalist physician with an interest in inpatient triage and transitions of care. She is the director of triage for the Section of Hospital Medicine at University of Chicago Medicine, overseeing the triage service, a hospital-wide service that screens and distributes admissions and transfer of medical patients within the hospital. Her goal is to implement triage and admission processes that can improve patient safety, efficiency, and capacity. She also has an interest in quality improvement, interhospital transfers, and electronic health record optimization.

She has presented her work at the Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, the American Heart Association Conference, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, and symposia and conferences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Chicago Medicine.

Nguyen received a BS in biology magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago and her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, where she was a global health scholar.

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