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Manal Khan, MD

Dr. Manal Khan is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Program Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Khan grew up in Pakistan where she completed her medical education. After relocating to the US, she completed her general psychiatry residency training at the University of Washington, Seattle. During her residency, Dr. Khan served as the resident-lead for cultural psychiatry and global mental health career enrichment track and as the chief resident of recruitment and wellness. Dr. Khan completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles. During her fellowship, she served as the inaugural justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) chief. She also served as the co-chair of the Committee of Community and Professional Development for Minority House staff Organization. After graduating, she joined UCLA as faculty. Dr. Khan currently works on the inpatient unit, supervises trainees in the neurodevelopmental disorders’ clinic, and is also completing the Max-Gray fellowship which is aimed at developing further expertise in pediatric mood disorders. Some of her current leadership roles include serving as the Representative of Minority and Underrepresented Groups through Southern California Psychiatric Society, Co-Chair of IMG caucus through American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, and General Secretary of Pakistani American Psychiatrist of North America. Dr. Khan’s areas of interest include bringing the JEDI framework to medical education and training, immigrant mental health, childhood trauma and adversity, anti-war advocacy, and psychotherapy.