Mamta Singh, MD, MS

Dr. Mamta (Mimi) Singh is Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean of Health Systems Science at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where she holds the Jerome Kowal, MD Designated Professorship in Geriatric Health Education. She is a general internist and Assistant Director of the VAQS program at the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System in Cleveland. As an educator, she has spearheaded multiple innovative curricular projects to train future health care professionals at all levels to improve health systems in which they provide care. Dr. Singh received her MD degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed her residency and chief residency in internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center and has a masters in Health Services Research. Specific interest in education research includes designing assessment instruments for quality improvement competencies and systems thinking. She spearheaded a project team to revise the Quality Improvement Knowledge Application Tool, which is used by medical educators widely to assess understanding of quality improvement. She previously led one of VA’s seven interprofessional residency programs where learners provide care in a Patient Centered Medical Home model. Subsequently she served as the National Physician consultant to the same project. Her academic interest in primary care redesign has led her work on systems thinking and context of care. In addition to VA funding, she has successfully secured funding from Macy/Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI), RWJ foundation, HRSA and the AMA’s