Health Equity/Research Interest
Said Ibrahim MD MPH MBA is chief of the newly established Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation and Vice Chair for Development and Strategy in the Department of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell Medicine. Previously he was Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania and the Director of the Philadelphia VA National Center of Innovation for Health Equity Research & Promotion (CHERP). As a clinician-investigator Dr. Ibrahim led a research program on racial disparities in the use of joint replacement. His scholarly work in this area has been continuously federally funded for more than 15 years. A Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K-24) from the NIH/NIAMS supports his mentoring of future generations of health equity investigators in a broad range of areas including musculoskeletal care. Dr. Ibrahim is a recipient of the Harold Amos Faculty Development Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and both entry level and advanced level VA Health Services Research and Career Development Awards. He served as a member of NIAMS Clinical Trials Study Section and is currently council member (ex-officio) of the National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities. He was secretary of the Society for General Internal Medicine, where he was also the program committee chair for the society’s 2006 annual meeting. Dr. Ibrahim also served as associate editor of the American Journal of Public Health and member of the Journal for General Internal Medicine editorial board.
Health equity research; mentoring young faculty in health equity research careers; developing cross-institutional collaborations to promote health equity research and health services research; work with young scholars interested in developing research in the space where technology/innovation meets social determinants of health and health equity; advocate and promote diversity and inclusion at the institutional level.
MD, MPH, MBA
Chief, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science & Innovation
Weill Cornell Medicine