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Areas of Specialty

Community Health

What matters to you?

Ensuring that everyone has accompaniment through hardship.

What are some wise words to live by?

Any one of the unexpectedly wise observations that children make daily.

What brings you joy?

To be with people who I love and cherish.

Prabhjot Singh

Senior Fellow, System Change

Prabhjot Singh MD, PhD is a physician and author of Dying and Living in the Neighborhood, as well as host of “Should I Take Off my Shoes?” He is passionate about a future of home and community care that is advanced, affordable and available to all.

Prabhjot is also an Associate Professor of Medicine, Health System Design and Global Health at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, as well as Special Advisor for Strategy and Design at the Peterson Center on Healthcare. Previously, Prabhjot was inaugural Director of the Mount Sinai’s global health institute and founding Chair of the Department of Health System Design and Global Health. He also served as faculty at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs, where he served as co-chair of the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign and as a member of the leadership coalition for the 100 Million Healthier Lives Campaign.

Prabhjot completed a B.A. in History and B.S. in Biology at the University of Rochester, an MD at Cornell and his Ph.D. in Neural and Genetic Systems at Rockefeller University. He is board certified in Internal medicine and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Sustainable Development at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 40th Anniversary Young Leader, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow, and a Presidential Leadership Scholar. He has served on the National Academy of Medicine’s Forum on Aging, Independence, and Disability, the board of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Auburn Seminary as well as the National Quality Forum’s Taskforce on housing instability and food insecurity.

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