Dr. Terry Fairbanks
Rollin J. (Terry) Fairbanks is vice president for quality & safety at MedStar Health, a ten-hospital health system in the Washington DC/Baltimore Maryland region, emergency medicine physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and professor of emergency medicine at Georgetown University. He completed a master’s degree in human factors/industrial systems engineering at Virginia Tech while working as a paramedic prior to medical school. In 2010 Dr. Fairbanks founded the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, and has contributed to over 150 publications in the human factors and healthcare safety literature.