Dr. Marc J. Kahn

Dean of the UNLV School of Medicine
Expertise: Medicine, Health Education, Hematology, Oncology, Business of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Marc J. Kahn is the dean of the UNLV School of Medicine. He is a prolific researcher in benign hematology, medical education, and healthcare finance. New to Nevada, Dr. Kahn is enthusiastic about developing curricula, clinical programs, and research to elevate healthcare in the region.  

He has served in 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 has authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts in addition to 110 book chapters and 5 textbooks. Dr. Kahn also has an MBA and recently published the book, “Business Basics of Building and Managing a Healthcare Practice.”

Prior to joining UNLV in April 2020, Dr. Kahn was a senior associate dean at Tulane University School of Medicine. 
 

Education

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • M.B.A., Tulane University
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

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Dr. Marc J. Kahn In The News

SFGATE
February 22, 2021
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine has been granted full accreditation in the U.S., campus and state university administrators announced Friday.
The Nevada Independent
February 22, 2021
Following five years of partial accreditation, the UNLV School of Medicine announced Friday that it had been fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which oversees the accreditation process for medical schools in both the U.S. and Canada.
KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 22, 2021
The UNLV School of Medicine is officially an accredited institution. This means it is meeting or exceeding national standards.
KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
January 21, 2021
As the state faces new cases and a record-high number of daily deaths, doctors are hoping those who recover from the virus step up to help those fighting it.

Articles Featuring Dr. Marc J. Kahn

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Campus News | February 19, 2021
School earns accreditation from Liaison Committee on Medical Education, meaning it meets or exceeds the highest standards for schools of medicine.
Campus News | February 3, 2021
A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
People | January 4, 2021
Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.