Faculty Profile:

Rachel Khan, RN, BSN, MSNExecutive Director of Nursing for Women's and Children's ServicesWellstar Health System

Rachel Khan is an emerging healthcare executive with 15 years of progressive nursing experience spanning from inpatient clinical hospital settings to hospital leadership. She is currently serving as the Executive Director of Nursing for Women's and Children's Services with oversight and accountability for a rapidly growing labor and birth service with a volume of approximately 6,000 deliveries annually as well as a Level III NICU. Her past leadership experience includes nursing and operational responsibility as the Nurse Manager of the Inpatient Pediatric Unit and Women’s Surgical Unit, Director of Nursing for the Acute Care Service Line and Director of Nursing for Women's and Children's Services. Her clinical experiences and expertise include pediatric oncology and neonatal intensive care. Over the course of her career, Rachel has proven that she is a collaborative and relational nurse leader with a demonstrated ability to achieve operational targets and improve quality metrics and outcomes. Rachel has a passion for pediatric, neonatal, obstetric and women's health nursing.

Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Kennesaw State University and in 2005 and her Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) from the University of North Georgia in 2014. After college, Rachel spent time living and working in Kampala, Uganda where she oversaw the nursing care of babies and children in a non-profit orphanage. She is a member of the Georgia Nurses Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. When not working, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband Raz and their son Phoenix.