Sana Khalid is the first-year fellow at UVA Health. She is originally from Toronto, ON, Canada.
Sana attended Cornell University to pursue her master’s in healthcare administration. She was elected colloquium chairperson for the student association board, where she curated a diverse speaker series. Before graduate school, Sana earned her bachelor’s degree in 2015 from the City University of New York - Queens College in biological anthropology. Working in an administrative role at a private clinic in her hometown, she wanted to focus on improving patient outcomes through the patient experience.
Sana completed a summer internship at Stanford Health Care in space management. During her internship, she created an employee functional archetype to help determine workspace needs of various clinical positions and allocate them accordingly in the new hospital. Sana was eager to start her fellowship at UVA Health because of our commitment to patient-centered care and safety.
Outside of work, Sana enjoys reading, traveling and swimming.
Kathleen Pham is the second-year fellow dedicated to the oncology service line at UVA Health. She is originally from Oakton, Virginia, and pursued her undergraduate degree in public health and her master's in healthcare administration from George Washington University.
Kathleen completed her graduate administrative internship at the Cleveland Clinic in the Pediatric Institute. During her internship at the Cleveland Clinic, Kathleen analyzed process improvement data and mapped current state workflows across pediatric outpatient departments. She also developed a scheduling template to forecast exam room utilization and staff ratios for a new outpatient building.
Given her interest in quality and process improvement, Kathleen sought out an internship during graduate school at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), where she helped develop a streamlined tracking system for conflicts of interest.
Kathleen was eager to start a fellowship at UVA Health because of our strong culture of learning and commitment to patient safety. Outside of work and school, Kathleen enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and exploring new restaurants.