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Zahra Hamid Khan

Lecturer

Zahra Hamid Khan teaches in the Graduate Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University, and serves as co-chair of the University Seminar on Narrative, Health, and Social Justice. Since 2015, Zahra has taught with community-based education programs supporting adult learners and incarcerated youth in the NY/NJ area. Zahra’s writing, research, and community engagement emerges at the intersection of social justice and liberation pedagogy, and is largely informed by grassroots, QTBIPOC organizing work. Her work has appeared in publications such as The LancetJournal of Medical Ethics, and AMA Journal of Ethics. She is currently writing about abolition and healthcare.