Patient Safety Research Fellowship in Hospital Medicine; Columbia University – The Department of Medicine/Division of General Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City seeks Medicine Hospitalist candidates for a 2-year research training program designed to train clinician-researchers in innovative, interdisciplinary, and systems-based approaches for improving the safety, quality, and effectiveness of care. This postdoctoral research fellowship is unique in its focus on research in hospital medicine, >80% protected time for research, and tuition funds for a Master's program in research methodology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Fellows will participate in supplementary research seminars and a robust patient safety immersion curriculum. Fellows will be paired with renowned Columbia faculty mentors to contribute to original research, produce scholarly work, and develop a grant proposal in patient safety, health informatics, and/or health services research.
The Patient Safety Research Fellowship collaborates with the Primary Care Fellowship, a long-standing program in the Division of General Medicine, training future leaders in academic medicine and research. Led by Jason Adelman, MD, MS and R. Graham Barr, MD, DrPH, the Patient Safety Research Fellowship in Hospital Medicine seeks to provide clinician-researchers with the knowledge and skills to act as independent investigators and to lead patient safety and health services research. This postdoctoral research fellowship leverages the vast research resources available at Columbia University, including the Mailman School of Public Health and the Irving Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CTSA), as well as its affiliation with the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The program faculty includes an impressive group of 23 prominent and well-established researchers, each with a proven track record of federal grant funding, interdisciplinary research collaborations, extensive peer-reviewed journal publication, and successful mentorship experience. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Completion of ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine residency, U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
About Columbia University Irving Medical Center/Center for Patient Safety Research
The Center for Patient Safety Research is a multi-disciplinary collaboration between Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, working across multiple departments including Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Nursing, Quality, Information Technology, and Biomedical Informatics. The mission of the Center for Patient Safety Research is to develop and test innovative strategies for improving patient safety using rigorous research methods. Through leveraging health information technology, the Center for Patient Safety Research conducts federally funded as well as hospital-supported research projects to test solutions that are replicable, scalable, and make a real difference in improving patient safety.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) provides global leadership in scientific research, health and medical education, and patient care. CUIMC provides a nationally recognized research environment where a wide variety of clinical disciplines and basic research departments collaborate. The Department of Medicine now ranks second in the country for research funding. Faculty from health-related schools at CUIMC, Vagelos College of Physicians a...nd Surgeons and the Mailman School of Public Health, are involved in the Patient Safety Research Fellowship program. New-York Presbyterian Hospital, the hospital Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, is a large tertiary care hospital, with leading specialists in every field of medicine. CUIMC/NYP provide primary and subspecialty care for millions of patients from the Greater New York area and from around the world, dedicated to patient care.