Terry Fairbanks | 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety 2017
Terry Fairbanks, MD. Associate Director of MedStar Health Institute for Innovation (Columbia, Md.). In his current role as associate director, Dr. Fairbanks oversees the MedStar Health Institute for Innovation's National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and the Simulation Training & Education Laboratory, which aim to improve the quality and safety of healthcare through research and innovation. He is also an attending emergency medicine physician at the MedStar Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center and serves as an associate professor of emergency medicine at Washington, D.C.-based Georgetown University. Dr. Fairbanks' research on patient safety and human factors engineering has been backed by numerous organizations, including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institute of Nursing Research.
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