Dr. Christina Khan is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, gender and sexuality issues, and physician wellness. Dr. Khan has a special interest in treating vulnerable and under-resourced populations in the United States and abroad.

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Physician Wellness
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Global Mental Health
  • Integrated Care
  • School-Based Services

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Chief, Diversity and Cultural Mental Health Section, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine (2020 - Present)
  • Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities, American Psychiatric Association (2019 - Present)
  • President Elect, Association of Women Psychiatrists (2019 - Present)
  • Co-Lead, Research, Education and Training Discussion Group, Global Mental Health Caucus, American Psychiatric Association (2018 - 2021)
  • Secretary, Association of Women Psychiatrists (2017 - 2019)
  • Center for Innovation in Global Health Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Early Career Representative, Executive Committee, Association of Women Psychiatrists (2014 - 2017)
  • Women in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2013 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Adult Psychiatry Residency (2012) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2015)
  • PhD Training: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2005) IL
  • Medical Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine Office of the Registrar (2008) IL
  • Fellowship: Stanford School of Medicine (2015)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry (2013)
  • Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2009) PA
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Community Health (2005)


2020-21 Courses

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