Max Rady College of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
P219 – 780 Bannatyne Ave
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R33 0W2
Dr. Alex Singer is an assistant professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Manitoba where he serves as the director of research and quality improvement.
As the network director of the Manitoba Primary Care Research Network, he leads and collaborates on several practice-based research studies. Dr. Singer is the measurement and evaluation lead for eConsult Manitoba and a family physician clinician-teacher in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Dr. Singer’s research focuses on using EMR data for secondary use, specifically in the areas of disease surveillance, natural language processing and pragmatic clinical trials based in primary care settings.
He has published and presented on several topics including: quality improvement in primary care settings, EMR data quality, chronic disease surveillance, antibiotic stewardship, medication prescribing patterns and Choosing Wisely recommendation adherence in primary care.