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Areas of Research

Our dynamic research portfolio addresses chronic disease, medical practice transformation, patient safety and addiction medicine, among other topics.

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Our national experts in addiction medicine lead the way in research that’s yielding training guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease. 
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Our research in this area strives to better integrate primary care and behavioral health care, improving patients’ self-management and reducing avoidable hospitalizations and readmissions.
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We take a patient-centric approach to this focus area, using our data to help prevent, detect, diagnose and treat chronic disease and multimorbidity.
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We collaborate with our medical school and community partners to develop a model longitudinal curriculum that prepares aspiring physicians to provide exemplary care to patients with disabilities.
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We aim to raise the level of health care for underserved populations worldwide by enhancing primary care through medical education, improving health systems management, and promoting research and evaluation.
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We conduct patient-centered outcomes research and implement our findings in community settings, reducing health disparities among high-risk groups.
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Our health informatics research addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with using information technology to improve care in and across multiple health care settings.
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Our “triple aim” research simultaneously pursues three goals: improving health care and health outcomes while lowering costs. 
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Our research in this area promotes a diverse and competent health workforce throughout New York State.
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Our departmental researchers pursue a number of educational initiatives that benefit medical students, residents, practicing physicians and patients.
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We apply safety science and systems-engineering principles to medical education and practice.
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Our translational research in this area draws heavily on patient engagement and practice facilitation.
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We engage in community-based participatory research to improve health and reduce health disparities.
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We use practice-based research networks, community collaboratives and national research collaboratives to translate findings into practice, locally and around the country.