Founding member of American Muslims and Jews in Dialogue
Arfa Khan was the valedictorian of her graduating class at medical school in Kashmir. She migrated to the United States with her husband, Faroque Khan. She is currently a professor of radiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Chief of Thoracic Radiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Arfa is an active member of the Islamic Medical Association of North America where she chairs the membership committee. She is also a member of the Islamic Society of North America and a founding member of the Islamic Center of Long Island (ICLI) in Westbury, New York where she has served on the executive committee as treasurer from 1984 to 1985, vice president from 1993 to 1995 and the chair of the fundraising committee from 1988 to 2006. Arfa was also a founding member of the award-winning program American Muslims and Jews in Dialogue (AMJID). Presently, she serves on the board of the ICLI.