Dr. Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA is the Peterman-Prosser Professor and Sr. Associate Dean at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine with adjunct appointments in the Department of Pharmacology and the AB Freeman School of Business. Prior to coming to Tulane in 1994, Dr. Kahn completed his undergraduate degree, medical school, internship, residency, chief medical residency and Hematology/Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude with Honors and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Kahn obtained his MBA with Honors from the AB Freeman School of Business at Tulane in 2010. Dr. Kahn has served leadership roles with the Association of American Medical Colleges, American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology, National Board of Medical Examiners, and the National Residency Matching Program. Dr. Kahn’s research interests include medical education, healthcare finance, and non-malignant hematology.
Dr. Kahn is the Sr. Associate Dean, Peterman-Prosser Professor, and a hematologist/medical oncologist. Dr. Kahn is responsible for all matters pertaining to students including counseling, career planning, academic issues, and student promotion. Dr. Kahn writes the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) for all students and guides students through the match process. He is also involved in the Admissions process. In addition to his administrative role, Dr. Kahn teaches clinical and preclinical students and serves as Co-director of the Hematopathology block. Dr. Kahn’s research interests include benign hematology, medical education, and healthcare finance.
Kahn MJ, Maurer RE, Wartman SA, Sachs BP: A case for change: disruption in academic medicine. Academic Medicine, 89:1216-1219, 2014. [PMID: 25006713].
Sabeti H, Kahn MJ, Sachs BP: The “for benefit” academic medical center: a solution for survival. Academic Medicine, 90:599-602, 2015. [PMID: 25426740].
Kahn MJ, Sneed EJ: Promoting the affordability of medical education to groups underrepresented in the profession: the other side of the equation. AMA Journal of Ethics (Virtual Mentor), 17:172-175, 2015. [PMID: 25676234].
Spector S, Kahn MJ, Lazarus C, Preslin M, Wong JG, O’Donnell J, McCormack WT, Kavan MG, Lopez AM, House A: Gold Humanism Honor Society election and academic outcomes: a 10 institution study. Family Medicine, 47:770-775, 2015. [PMID: 26545053].
Mangione S, Kahn MJ: A tale of two brains: How to rekindle the artist within. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 78:41-46, 2015. [PMID: 26665969].
Schieffler DA, Farrell PA, Kahn MJ, Culbertson RA: The evolution of the medical school deanship: from patriarch to CEO to system dean. The Permanente Journal, 21:doi 10.7812/TPP/16-069, 2017. [PMID: 28241915].
Zumberg MS, Kahn MJ, Ma AD: Anemia in the Critical Care Setting. Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine, 8th Edition. P.F. Fogarty (Ed.). Wolters, Kluwer, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2017.
Kahn MJ: Coagulation, Blood Transfusion, Red Cell Disorders. Hoffman and Abeloff’s Hematology-Oncology Review, 1st Edition. Isaacs C, Atkins M, Cheson B, Ma A, Marshall J, Rizvi N (Eds). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2017.
Kahn MJ: Erythrocyte Disorders. Hematology and Oncology, Medical Knowledge Self Assessment Program (MKSAP) 18th Edition. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, 2018.
Dr. Kahn has authored over 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts in addition to 70 book chapters and 4 textbooks.
Dr. Kahn has received multiple teaching awards at Tulane including the C. Thorpe Ray Faculty Teaching Award (1995, 1996, 2002), the Gloria P. Walsh Award (2000), and the Health Sciences Teaching Scholar Award (2001).