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Tabassum Salam, M.D., MBA, FACP

Tabassum Salam, M.D., MBA, FACP

Chief Learning Officer

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Leadership Development
  • Healthcare Management
  • Medical Education
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania - School of Medicine
  • MBA, Business Administration, The Wharton School

Tabassum Salam, M.D., MBA, FACP

Chief Learning Officer

Dr. Tabassum Salam is the chief learning officer for ChristianaCare. She oversees the strategic direction and activities of the Institute for Learning Leadership and Development (iLEAD) to ensure the department’s alignment with ChristianaCare’s goals and priorities.

In 2018, Dr. Salam served as the American College of Physicians' vice president in the Division of Medical Education and led the team that produces the Internal Medicine In-Training Exam.

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Media Appearances

Use telehealth to improve patient care

2020-05-12 , Medical Economics
Tabassum Salam, MD, vice president of education for the American College of Physicians, discusses how physicians can use telehealth not only during the COVID-19 pandemic, but to improve patient care in the long run...

Barriers to Telehealth Adoption Remain, Survey Finds

2019-04-12 , Medpage Today
"One of the biggest challenges ... is that members struggle with how to integrate telehealth into their practice workflows," said Tabassum Salam, MD, the ACP's vice president for medical education, speaking at the group's annual meeting here...
Selected Papers and Publications

Specialist physician perspectives on non-medical switching of prescription medications

2020-03-09 , Journal of Market Access & Health Policy
A non-medical switch is a change to a patient’s medication regimen for reasons other than lack of clinical response, side-effects or poor adherence. Specialist physicians treat complex patients who may be vulnerable to non-medical switching.

The impact of care management information technology model on quality of care after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: “Bridging the Divides”

Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
2018 Reducing readmissions and improving metrics of care are a national priority. Supplementing traditional care with care management may improve outcomes.

Document details - The impact of care management information technology model on quality of care after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: “Bridging the Divides”

Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
2018 Reducing readmissions and improving metrics of care are a national priority. Supplementing traditional care with care management may improve outcomes.

Innovative Information Technology–Powered Population Health Care Management Improves Outcomes and Reduces Hospital Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits

The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
2017 Patients with chronic conditions are often the most frequent users of health care. Moreover, adapting to developments in one's illness, understanding how to self-manage a chronic illness, and sharing information between primary care and specialty providers, can be a full-time job for someone with a chronic illness.

Attitudes of Nurse and Physician trainees towards an interprofessional simulated education experience on Pain Assessment and Management

Journal of Interprofessional Care
2015 An interprofessional group of educators from multiple institutions piloted a simulation-based learning experience focusing on acute pain management. The participants in the program were resident physicians–novice nurse dyads, and medical student–nursing student dyads from large universities and a magnet health care system.

Healthcare Theatre and Simulation: Maximizing Interprofessional Partnerships

Clinical Simulation in Nursing
2015 Interprofessional collaboration not only improves our ability to offer high-quality patient care, but also offers unique, cost-effective opportunities to teach the next generation of health care providers to do the same.
External Service and Affiliations
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians