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Nadir Ijaz, MD, FAAP

Postdoctoral Fellow, NCSP; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Nadir Ijaz, MD, FAAP


Nadir Ijaz, M.D., completed his clinical training in General Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Ijaz earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Biology from Duke University and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Stanford University School of Medicine, with a scholarly concentration in Health Services and Policy Research, as well as training in implementation science through the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health, Australia.

In his early career, Dr. Ijaz led the first epidemiological study of pediatric emergencies in Pakistan and quality improvement projects related to hand hygiene and one-hour sepsis bundle implementation and was involved in mixed methods work investigating the barriers to and facilitators of patient-provider health policy discussions in primary care settings. During his pediatric critical care fellowship, he studied the effects of a community-based primary care intervention program on care-seeking behavior for childhood illness in Ghana.

Dr. Ijaz's current research interests including the application of implementation science methods to essential emergency and critical care in resource-limited settings.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow
    Columbia University Medical Center/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (2022)
  • Resident
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2019)
  • MD
    Stanford University School of Medicine (2016)
  • BS
    Duke University, Chemistry & Biology (2012)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2022)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Senior Resident Clinician AwardThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2019
Teddy J. Bedrossian Compassionate Care AwardThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2018
AAP Federal Government Affairs ScholarshipAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2018
Gold Humanism Honor Society Member2015
Biophysical Society Education Committee Travel AwardBiophysical Society2013

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