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Zahir Kanjee, M.D.


Princeton University, Princeton, NJAB06/2006Public and International Affairs
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CTMD06/2011
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MAMPH06/2015Clinical Effectiveness
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA06/2015Resident In Internal Medicine, Doris and Howard Hiatt Resident in Global Health Equity
Frank Parker Prize
John P. Peters Prize
Departmental Thesis Honors
Outstanding Faculty Mentor
Member of the Year

Zahir Kanjee MD, MPH, FACP is a hospitalist, clinician-educator, author/editor and global health practitioner.

He received his undergraduate degree in Public and International Affairs, with a Certificate in African Studies, from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he was a Doris and Howard Hiatt Resident in Global Health Equity. He obtained his MPH in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

His educational interests are in evidence-based medicine, clinical reasoning and physical diagnosis. He has worked clinically, taught and conducted research in numerous parts of the developing world. He is a hospitalist and co-chief of the Robinson firm at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

He is the co-editor of two books on evidence-based medicine, Internal Medicine Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies (Wolters Kluwer 2017) and Cases in Hospital Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach (Wolters Kluwer 2019), and serves as an Assistant Editor for the Annals of Internal Medicine Beyond the Guidelines series.

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  1. Kanjee Z, Bauer KA, Breu AC, Burns R. Should You Treat This Acutely Ill Medical Inpatient With Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Apr 07; 172(7):484-491. PMID: 32252085.
  2. Kanjee Z, Liao JM. Cases in Hospital Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach. 2019. View Publication.
  3. White EE, Downey J, Sathananthan V, Kanjee Z, Kenny A, Waters A, Rabinowich J, Raghavan M, Dorr L, Halder A, Nyumah J, Duokie D, Boima T, Panjabi R, Siedner MJ, Kraemer JD. A Community Health Worker Intervention to Increase Childhood Disease Treatment Coverage in Rural Liberia: A Controlled Before-and-After Evaluation. Am J Public Health. 2018 09; 108(9):1252-1259. PMID: 30024811.
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  4. Liao JM, Kanjee Z. Internal Medicine Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies. 2017. View Publication.
  5. Ly J, Sathananthan V, Griffiths T, Kanjee Z, Kenny A, Gordon N, Basu G, Battistoli D, Dorr L, Lorenzen B, Thomson DR, Waters A, Moore UG, Roberts R, Smith WL, Siedner MJ, Kraemer JD. Facility-Based Delivery during the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Rural Liberia: Analysis from a Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Household Survey. PLoS Med. 2016 08; 13(8):e1002096. PMID: 27482706.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  6. Kanjee Z, Amico KR, Li F, Mbolekwa K, Moll AP, Friedland GH. Tuberculosis infection control in a high drug-resistance setting in rural South Africa: information, motivation, and behavioral skills. J Infect Public Health. 2012 Mar; 5(1):67-81. PMID: 22341846.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  7. Kanjee Z, Catterick K, Moll AP, Amico KR, Friedland GH. Tuberculosis infection control in rural South Africa: survey of knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital staff. J Hosp Infect. 2011 Dec; 79(4):333-8. PMID: 21978608.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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