Rollin J. (Terry) Fairbanks, MD, MS, FACEP
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Rollin J “Terry” Fairbanks, MD MS FACEP is the Associate Director of the MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) where he is responsible for innovation in safety and innovation in learning, with oversight of National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and MedStar SiTEL, MedStar Health’s learning technology infrastructure. Dr. Fairbanks is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University and Adjunct Associate Professor of Industrial Systems Engineering at the University at Buffalo. He practices emergency medicine at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Fairbanks serves on the National Patient Safety Foundation Board of Advisors, Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation Board of Directors, and is a Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) Senior Fellow, and POLITICO Health IT Advisory Forum. Dr. Fairbanks is a 2008 graduate of the HRET/NPSF Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship and is known for inspiring people to think differently about patient safety. Dr. Fairbanks’ work has been published in more than 100 journal articles, book chapters, and proceedings papers in human factors engineering and medical literature. Dr. Fairbanks flew as a private pilot for ten years, and often relates his experience in aviation safety to his work in healthcare safety.