Dr. Amit Singh is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his medical education at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the former Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland (now UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland) in Oakland, CA. He then completed a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Hospital Medicine with IT focus at the University of California San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego in San Diego, CA. There he developed and implemented the use of a novel electronic communication tool aimed at improving medical care team identification for inpatients hospitalized on the pediatric hospital medicine service. He joined Stanford in the Fall of 2013 and his main research interests include the crossroads of patient communication and inpatient health information technology.
He has previously served as the Physician Lead for the Office of Patient Experience at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford from 2015-2017. His current quality improvement efforts are focused on optimizing the hospital entertainment system for patient education as well as focused efforts on projects involving in-hospital communications technology as a clinical informatics MD. He is also involved with a collaborative project with the Stanford Computer Vision department in utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning to monitor and improve hand hygiene in the hospital.
He currently resides in San Francisco, CA where you can find him planning his next meal or trip with his wife and young son.
- Pediatric Hospital Medicine
- Crossroads of Inpatient Health IT Systems and Patient Communication
- Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Clinical Informatics MD, Stanford Children's Health (2016 - Present)
Physicial Lead for Packard Vision Optimization, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2015 - Present)
Physician Hand Hygiene Champion, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2013 - Present)
Physicial Lead for the Office of Patient Experience, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2015 - 2017)
Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations
Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (2008 - Present)
Member, Society of Hospital Medicine (2011 - Present)
Medical Education:Baylor College of Medicine Registrar (2008) TX
Fellowship:The Univ of San Diego School of Medicine (2013) CA
Certification, Epic Systems Corporation, Inpatient Electronic Medical Record Procedure Orders certification versions 2010, 2012 (2012)
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2011)
Residency:Children's Hospital at Oakland (2011) CA