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Ranjit Singh, MA, MBBChir(Cantab.) MBA, Associate Professor (Clinical), Family Medicine, University of Buffalo

Ranjit Singh

Dr. Singh also has Secondary Appointments in Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine; and Management Science and Systems, School of Management. He is also Vice-Chair for Research and Development, Family Medicine; Director, Primary Care Research Institute; and Director, Patient Safety Research Center.

Dr. Singh is a patient safety researcher and practicing family physician with a research focus on patient safety in primary care, with an emphasis on translating systems-engineering approaches into healthcare. This has included the use of visual modeling and failure modes and effects analysis to engage and empower practice teams to improve their own systems.

Dr. Singh’s current work focuses on the role of system science and information technology in improving medication safety in primary care and across the system, especially for older adults. He collaborates with a diverse team of scientists and practitioners and draws on diverse approaches including systems and reliability theory, complexity science, and management science. The goal of his work is to reduce harm such as adverse drug events and avoidable hospitalizations and emergency department visits.