Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MSc Director, Infection Control/Epidemiology


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese


This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Chinese Society for Infection Control 



Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MBBS, MSc, is the hospital epidemiologist and directs the hospital epidemiologist infection control program. This program is involved in surveillance, prevention, and control of infection within the hospital.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • PHD, 2007
    Johns Hopkins University
  • MS, 1997
    Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Med
  • MB, 1992
    Tongji Medical University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Xiaoyan Song

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Emily's Story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."



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