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Education & Training

  • CEPI, 2008
    George Washington University
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Hospitalist Med, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2005
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2003
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2002
    George Washington University
  • BA, Biology and Psychology, 1998
    George Washington University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1942371117


Neha H. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s National and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She has been the program director for the PHM fellowship at Children’s National since 2009. She has a unique perspective, having completed the PHM fellowship at Children’s National herself in 2008. She has gained national recognition for her leadership in advancing PHM fellowships through her work as Chair of the Council of PHM Fellowship Directors and as a member of the inaugural PHM Subboard for the American Board of Pediatrics. She also serves as Associate Division Chief for the Division of Hospitalist Medicine, a role in which her primary focus is the academic and professional development and wellness of all faculty members.

She completed her undergraduate, medical degree and Master's in Public Health at the George Washington University. She went on to complete her pediatric residency at Children’s National. Her area of scholarly expertise is in medical education, specifically in use of web-based technologies and virtual simulation in curriculum development and learner assessment as it relates to care of the medically complex child. She also has a keen interest in physician well-being and is currently developing a physician peer support program for the institution as well as exploring the impact of wellness and community-building on physician burnout. She lives in Alexandria Va., with her husband and two sons and enjoys reading, traveling and trying new restaurants.

Research & Publications

How to Formulate a Clinical Question and Effectively Search for the Answer

(2012) MedEdPORTAL

Simulation Series: Emergencies in Technology-Dependent Children

(2013) MedEdPORTAL

Palliative Care for the Medically Complex Child

(2013) MedEdPORTAL

Pediatric Spasticity

(2012) MedEdPORTAL

Development of a Pediatric Hospitalist Curriculum to Promote Faculty Development, Teaching Excellence and Evidence-Based Care

(2014) Hospital Pediatrics