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Education & Training

  • MPH, Epidemiology - Biostatistics (EPI/BIO EPIDEM METHODS), 2011
    George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2005
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2003
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2002
    George Washington University School of Medicine
  • BA, Biology and Psychology, 1998
    George Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Hospital Medicine

National Provider ID: 1942371117


Neha Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is an associate division chief at Children’s National Hospital and associate professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. As a former graduate and now director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Fellowship Program at Children’s National, she has been intimately involved with curriculum development as well as program assessment. Nationally, she has played an instrumental role in the recognition of PHM as a subspecialty of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Specifically, she has served as chair for the Council of PHM Fellowship Directors, wrote portions of the petition for certification submitted to the ABP and now serves on the inaugural PHM Subboard of the ABP. She is passionate about mentorship and coaching for PHM trainees and faculty with a specific interest in maintaining joy and well-being in academic medicine.

Research & Publications

Librizzi J*, Frank E, Maniscalco J, Rassbach C, Shah N, Walker J. Development of Standardized Goals and Objectives for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Curricula. Hospital Pediatrics. 2021. Accepted, pending publication.

Librizzi J*, Jurgens V*, Anspacher M, Shah N, Huth K, Stone S. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts. 12/2020. Peer-reviewed, Online Module on Open Pediatrics.

Mittal V, Shah N, Dwyer A, O’Toole J, Percelay J, Carlson D, Woods S, Lee V, Russo C, Rochester N, Rauch D, Chase L, Quinonez R, Fisher E. Developing Content for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Certification Examination Using Practice Analysis. Pediatrics. 2020 Aug, 146(2): e20193186. [PMID: 32727825] 

DeWolfe C, Birch S, Gardner C, McCarter R, Shah N. Patient Outcomes in a Hospital Medicine Service Staffed with Advanced Practice Providers. Hosp Pediatrics. 2019 Feb;9(2):121-128. [PMID: 30679202] 

Shah N, Bhansali P, Barber A, Toner K, Kahn M, MacLean M, Kadden M, Sestokas J, Agrawal D. Children with Medical Complexity: A Web-based, Multimedia Curriculum Assessing Pediatric Residents across North America. Academic Pediatrics.2018;18(1):79-85. [PMID: 28843486] 

Jerardi K, Fisher E, Rassbach C, Maniscalco J, Blankenburg R, Chase L, Shah N. Development of a Curricular Framework for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowships. Pediatrics 2017;140(1):e20170698. [PMID: 28600448]

Oshimura J, Bauer B, Shah N, Nguyen E, Maniscalco J. Current Roles and Perceived Needs of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Graduates. Hospital Pediatrics October 2016;6(10):633-637. [PMID: 27664087]

Shah N, Rhim H, Maniscalco J, Wilson K, Rassbach C. The Current State of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowships: A Survey of Program Directors. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2016;11(5):324-328. [PMID: 27042818] 

Agrawal R, Shah N. Central Lines in Children. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from:

Shah N, Davis A, Anspacher M, Bhansali P. Development of a Curriculum on the Child with Medical Complexity: Filling a Gap When Few Practice Guidelines Exist. Journal of Continuing Education for Health Professionals 2015;35(4):278-283. [PMID: 26953859] 

Keren R, Shaikh N, Pohl H, Gravens-Mueller L, Ivanova A, Zaoutis L, Patel M, deBerardinis R, Parker A, Bhatnagar S, Haralam M, Pope M, Kearney D, Sprague B, Barrera R, Viteri B, Egigueron M, Shah N, Hoberman A. Risk factors for recurrent urinary tract infection and renal scarring. Pediatrics. 2015;136(1):14-21. [PMID: 26055855]

Bhansali P, Wiedermann B, Pastor W, McMillan J, Shah N. Management of Febrile Neonates without CSF Analysis: A Study of US Pediatric Hospitals. Hospital Pediatrics. 2015;5(10):528-533. [PMID: 26427921]

Bucklen K, Pruitt C, Shah N, Carlson D. Development of a Pediatric Hospitalist Curriculum to Promote Faculty Development, Teaching Excellence and Evidence-Based Care. Hospital Pediatrics 2014; 4:387-392. [PMID: 25362082]