Jason Stuart Adelman, MD

Jason Stuart Adelman, MD

Jason Stuart Adelman, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine
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177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Jason Stuart Adelman, MD

Dr. Adelman is Chief Patient Safety Officer, Associate Chief Quality Officer, and Executive Director of Patient Safety Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.Dr. Adelman is a hospitalist by training, and pursued patient safety after becoming aware of the sometimes catastrophic medical errors that occur in the hospital environment. In his current role he oversees quality and patient safety operations at CUIMC, including managing a large team of physicians, nurses, quality and patient safety specialists, and lean engineers in hospital-wide quality improvement efforts. Dr. Adelman also reviews all CUIMC significant adverse events, coordinates all...
Dr. Adelman is Chief Patient Safety Officer, Associate Chief Quality Officer, and Executive Director of Patient Safety Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.Dr. Adelman is a hospitalist by training, and pursued patient safety after becoming aware of the sometimes catastrophic medical errors that occur in the hospital environment. In his current role he oversees quality and patient safety operations at CUIMC, including managing a large team of physicians, nurses, quality and patient safety specialists, and lean engineers in hospital-wide quality improvement efforts. Dr. Adelman also reviews all CUIMC significant adverse events, coordinates all quality reviews, and chairs all root cause analyses.As Executive Director of the Patient Safety Research Program, Dr. Adelman is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to lead multiple research projects focused on Health IT Safety, Medication Safety, and General Patient Safety. He is also the co-director of the Patient Safety Research Fellowship in Hospital Medicine. In addition, Dr. Adelman was recently appointed the Faculty Advisor of Systems, Leadership, Integration, and Management (SLIM) Program for medical students at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.Dr. Adelman is a National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Patient Safety Leadership Fellow, faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a standing member of the Patient Safety Measures Committee at the National Quality Forum (NQF), and serves on the editorial board for the Journal for Healthcare Quality. Dr. Adelman was named one of Fifty Leading National Patient Safety Experts by Becker’s Hospital Review for the last two years, was awarded the Institute for Safe Medication Practice (ISMP) CHEERS Award for setting a standard of excellence in the prevention of medication errors, and received the Lorraine Tregde Patient Safety Leadership Award for taking extraordinary and innovative steps to improve patient safety.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

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Awards

  • 18th Annual Institute for Safe Medication Practice (ISMP) CHEERS Award
  • Fifty Leading National Patient Safety Experts by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Lorraine Tregde Patient Safety Leadership Award
  • Physician of the Year, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • The Henry L. Moses Prize for Clinical Research Awarded

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