Vafa Akhtar-Khavari, EdM

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Vafa Akhtar-Khavari
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion


Mr. Akhtar-Khavari is an Assistant Professor and Educational Director in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. He undertook his graduate training at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, focusing on Technology, Innovation and Education. Mr. Akhtar-Khavari conducts research on the science of learning and instruction, and designs engaging digital learning environments for the University.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Harvard University, EdM
  • University of Texas at Austin, BA


  • Published on 4/11/2017

    Platt MP, Akhtar-Khavari V, Ortega R, Schneider JI, Fineberg T, Grundfast KM. The Interactive Candidate Assessment Tool: A New Way to Interview Residents. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jun; 156(6):1150-1153. PMID: 28397582.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Akhtar-Khavari V, Ortega R. Collaboration and peer-reviewed multimedia content. Clin Teach. 2017 04; 14(2):149. PMID: 28296221.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/29/2016

    Ortega R, Akhtar-Khavari V, Barash P, Sharar S, Stock MC. An innovative textbook: design and implementation. Clin Teach. 2017 Dec; 14(6):407-411. PMID: 27896914.

    Read at: PubMed

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