Current Fellows

Patient Safety Research Fellows

Headshot of Jerard Z. Kneifati-Hayek, MD

Jerard Z. Kneifati-Hayek, MD

(2018 – 2020)

Dr. Kneifati-Hayek is the first Hospitalist Patient Safety Research Fellow. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medicine in 2014 and was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research fellow. Dr. Kneifati-Hayek finished his residency in 2017 at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine. His interests include patient safety and quality, and health outcomes research.



Pooja Reddy, MD

(2019 – 2021)

Dr. Reddy is a Pediatric Patient Safety Research Fellow. She graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2015 and completed residency at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in 2018. She is also concurrently training as a Pediatric Gastroenterology fellow in her second year. Her interests include patient safety, efficient use of medical resources, and cost reduction in medicine.