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Patient Safety and Health Services Research Fellowship

Stringlike sphere shows comprehensive interdisciplinary research collaborations among our faculty mentors
Conducting cutting-edge research in

Behavioral health | Biostatistics | Cardiac health | Epidemiology | Health equity | Health policy | Implementation science | Informatics | Neurology | Nursing | Obstetrics & gynecology | Patient safety | Pediatrics & adolescent health | Population health | Psychiatry | Sociomedical sciences | Statistics | Underserved populations

William Turner, MD, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Patient Safety Research Fellowship

William Turner, MD on Diversity in Medicine

What attracted you to Columbia?

To me, Columbia has that perfect blend of being a tertiary and quaternary referral center where people come from all over the world for care, but it is really a community hospital for an otherwise underserved neighborhood … I was attracted to Columbia knowing that I would be able to help very vulnerable populations in the city. The second most important reason was the diversity in the house staff. I was very personally inspired to meet individuals like Drs. Thomson and Forde on the day I interviewed here, and to learn about the rich history in diversity and inclusivity that Columbia had had for decades before I arrived.