About Salar A. Khan

Salar A. Khan, MD, MBA, FACA, FCCP, DTCD, MCPS, has been serving as a Research Compliance Officer (RCO) at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (JBVAMC) in Chicago since 2009. As an expert, Dr. Khan has discovered his hidden talents and intuition related to clinical work as a consulting physician, pulmonologist, psychiatrist, and associate professor of medicine. Dr. Khan has also garnered leadership skills as chief of medicine, director of medical services, hospital director, CEO, and research compliance director while working in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the USA. Before becoming an RCO, he held various positions at JBVAMC between 2000 and 2009. Dr. Khan served as a medical administration specialist, VA merit review grant administrator, and the Acting Director of Westside Institute for Science and Education. Dr. Khan was an Operating Room Buyer and Materials Manager at Michael Reese Hospital, Acting Supervisor and Central Processing /Materials Manager/Surgical Assistant at Edgewater Medical Center between 1996 and 2000.


In his recent publications, Salar Khan offers profound insights into the essential character traits and skills of a globally competent leader. With clarity and accessibility, his writing and thoughts make a significant contribution to the discussion of political leadership.

- Writera Magazine