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|Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD, CPPS|
Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD, CPPS, became Chief Medical Officer of Tufts Medical Center in July 2013. Previously he served as Vice President for Patient Safety and Director of the Center for Patient Safety at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In 2008 he was given the Socius Award by the National Patient Safety Foundation, honoring work that promotes positive and effective partnering between patients/families and providers in pursuit of improved patient safety. He is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS). He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Patient Safety Foundation and has sat on its Board of Advisors.
Dr. Weingart’s research examines patient safety in primary and specialty care, and the role of patient engagement. He is Immediate Past Chair of the National Patient Safety Foundation's Board of Governors. He has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
A general internist, Dr. Weingart holds a doctorate in public policy from Harvard and an MD from the University of Rochester.